Support Local and Shop Small This Saturday

Make sure to shop local this Saturday and support all those small businesses that help make our community diverse and fun. In honor of Small Business Saturday VanNess & Fellows is offering 20% everything in our boutique. Stop by the shop after you take a stroll downtown to see the many incredible locally owned small businesses that we have lining our streets. Read more [...]

Hey Raleigh, nice asphalt

What is the coolest thing to do the weekend of SparkCon (other than visit the artSpark show at the VanNess & Fellows gallery)?  See the chalk art that lines Fayetteville street during the 3 day event!  We think it is so cool that we decided to be a part of the street art extravaganza.  Kevin Collins and Mark VanNess will be participating in the chalk storm, so make sure to stroll the street and check out what they come up with.  If you think their chalk creations are cool, take a photo and Read more [...]

A Spark to remember

Have you ever gone to any of the SparkCon events in Raleigh? If not, you don't know what you are missing. SparkCon is hands down one of the coolest and most interesting events that happens in this city. Looking for a more official explanation? According to their website "SparkCon is an interdisciplinary creativity, art & design festival produced by the non-profit creativity incubator, Visual Art Exchange, in Raleigh NC. SPARKcon 2014 will be the 9th annual event and happens Sept. 11-14 in Read more [...]

Juliana Rodriguez will be exhibiting in July and August

We are excited to have Juliana Rodriguez's "Revolver Dolls: Future Butterfly" for July and August.  The show will open on First Friday, July 4th from 6p-9p.  Stop by for refreshing beverages and snacks! Revolver Dolls is a mixed visual project with a final photographic format. Rodriguez systematically approaches various topics using dolls (mostly Barbies) as protagonists. She uses a compositional method of creating film sets, where locations are scenographically made, cameras prepared, lights Read more [...]

1 year anniversary party

My how the time flies. VanNess & Fellows is coming up on being open for 1 year. We would like to say thanks to everyone who has supported us the past year and are inviting any new faces to stop by and see what we are all about during our 1 year anniversary party Saturday June 28th from 2p-7p. We will have snacks, refreshments, a raffle and giveaways! Raffle prizes include: 1st place - $150 credit toward a tattoo 2nd place - An original painting by Mark VanNess 3rd place - An original Read more [...]

We are a finalist in the Indy Best of the Triangle 2014!

Thanks to everyone that voted for us in the "Best Tattoo Studio" category in the Indy Weekly 2014 survey! We are thrilled to be nominated and elated to listed among the triangle's best tattoo shops. Thank you all and we look forward to providing y'all with outstanding tattoos for years to come. Read more [...]

Dr.Cowlick to exhibit in VanNess & Fellows Gallery for May and June

We are excited to announce "Dr. Cowlick's world of fantasy photographic art" as the gallery show for May and June 2014. Dr. Cowlick is Rebecca and Jack, a dynamic duo of creativity. Rebecca's background in art and design positions her to lead the art direction, shoot themes, and styling on photo-shoots. Jack shoots the photography and works his retouching and post processing voo doo. Rebecca and Jack's combined skills bring a unique approach to the creation of personal fine art which Read more [...]

SPCA Dog Walk

We hope everyone has been enjoying this awesome spring weather by getting outside and soaking in some vitamin D, we know we have. We are looking forward to taking in some sunshine this Saturday (April 19th) for the SPCA walk. We can't wait to hang out with all of our customers and their paw pals in the perfect April weather. If you haven't registered yet, it's not too late, our promo code "TATTOO" is valid until the day before the race. So, make sure to take advantage of the discount Read more [...]

First Friday March at VanNess and Fellows

We are excited to announce the VanNess & Fellows gallery will host Shadow-play: Dark Narrations and Portraits in Infamy for March and April. Shadow-play is a collection of works in oil and colored pencil illustrating moments in the life of a stranger. Stop by Friday March 7th, 2014 to see Brown's show. Refreshments served 6-9p. Read more [...]

Hearts, Birds and Valentine’s

They go together right?  Isn't the color red, so passionate and fiery, indicative of Valentine's day?  Well, we just so happen to have some really cool art by Amy Friend in the VanNess & Fellows gallery right now until the end of February.  Her work just so happens to be hand embroidered with red string and some pieces have hearts in them!  Perfect for the day of love.   Even the pieces that don't have hearts would make really sweet Valentine's day gifts.  Don't need wall art?  We also Read more [...]