Red Baron Ink was founded by Grant Lubbock in the Summer of 2012. He met his wife Giselle Azcona shortly after and they took on the role of newlyweds and business partners on March 2nd, 2013. Many people thought they were crazy, but their madness is what keeps them going and keeps them pushing forward against all odds.
As a couple and business partners, they come from completely different worlds. Grant was born and raised in Southern California with the ocean as his playground and an extremely crafty family while Giselle was born and raised in NYC’s Washington Heights, with immigrant parents from the Dominican Republic, chasing after the American Dream. Their diverse background is reflected within the awesome group of artist that have joined their team.
Their journey growing the business to where it is today has been an interesting one and they wouldn’t change a thing. What started as a one-man show has now grown to one main location, located in the heart of Chelsea, and composed of 11 talented and diverse artists.
At Red Baron Ink we are a true melting pot, with a diverse clientele and artists from all over the world, ranging from Saint Lucia to China. We believe that our differences unite us and we share one common goal of creating awesome art and even better tattoos. Our main objective is for each tattoo coming out of our studio to be a one of a kind custom piece that will look good throughout your lifetime.
Whether you get a tattoo because it means something to you, or simply because you want it, we care about our work on your skin! We promise to guide you through your tattooing experience as you are our walking canvas and that requires respect and gratitude for your trust.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
I found Jef Quintano on a recommendation from Giselle, (thanks Giselle): I was looking for something specific and found Jef after a long search. The shop was spotless and Grant and the rest of the staff were awesome. Got to see a lot of work from the different artists, they are all talented and all of their work is custom. Overall couldn’t have asked for a better experience.