Im From Almería
Rodrigo Galvez Miras was born in 1981, the 30th of December in a medium-class family in Almería. From so early age and involved in a magnificient artistic environment, he proved an innately quality for drawing and painting. He began to tattoo some of his friends in a little village of Granada, Loja and after a couple of years, in 2009, he decided to open a little Tattoo Studio there while he was working in an office.
RODRIGO GALVEZ MIRAS
NEW YORK: 2011
In 2011, convinced that he wanted to be Tattoo artist, with the support of his friends and family and the certainty of becoming one of the best, it was necessary to move abroad and learn from others to improve his technique.
First he moved to Zamora and afterwards to Mallorca where he worked non-stop. In this stage he gained enough confidence to look for a new place in New York (Hopwell Junction), an hour far from Manhattan. He was there three months, tattooing and improving his English skills.
JOKER BOY: 2011
Once in Biel, he met Mischa, one of his career masterpiece, because he made an incredible body change. Mischa became ‘Joker Boy’ This transformation meant a lot in his life, due to it helped him to overtake a lot of childhood problems.
SAILOR & SAINTS: 2013
After these months in America, he came back to Mallorca with more confidence than ever and willing to make big quality works.
His efforts to improve encouraged him to move to Basilea in Switzerland, where he worked for a studio during a year. In November of 2013 he opened his own Tattoo Studio called “Sailor & Saints” in 5 Kanalgasse Street in Biel/Bienne (Switzerland).
AWARDS & CELEBRITIES: 2013-2016
A bunch of famous tattoo artist have done collaborations with me along these years in the studio and different celebrities, such as, Sergio Ramos, Rudy Fernandez or Marc Anthony, got their tattoos made by Rodrigo Gálvez. Furthermore, Rodrigo has been awarded in a lot of International Tattoo Conventions as in Lyon Tattoo Convention and in Oporto Tattoo Convention.
INKBRO TV: 2016
Couple of months ago, he created a successful Youtube channel, InkBro TV, including tutorials to learn how to tattoo step by step, timelapses and tips about the industry. The popularity of the channel is rocking him to be worldwide known and to be contacted by some of America’s Tattoos Conventions.