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Craig "Red Goat" Gillispie - Tattoo Artist


Craig, who goes by "Red Goat", was born and raised in Windridge, Pennsylvania he had a passion for art at a very early age.  He joined the Army Reserves after graduating from high school.  When he returned from his initial training he enrolled at the Art institute of Pittsburgh where he graduated with his degree in Graphic Design in 2001.  In 2003 Craig was deployed to Iraq for Operation Iraqi Freedom/Enduring Freedom where he spent 15 months.  When he returned home he made the move to Utah to be with his love, Caren, whom he married and started a family.

Craig, Red Goat, Gillispie, Tattoo Artist at Art on You Studios
Craig "Red Goat" Gillispie

Craig worked in the Graphic Design Field for many years creating custom art for screen printing projects to vehicle wraps.  However, "Red Goat" has always had a passion and appreciation for the art within tattoos and finally took the plunge to build his portfolio and start looking into starting an apprenticeship.   He interviewed with the Leadership at Art on You Studios and was offered an apprenticeship which he began January 2015. In March of 2016, Craig graduated to Artist and has been producing incredible tattoos in a variety of styles and numerous Clients and Collectors since. 

Craig enjoys creating custom pieces of art in his off time.  He also enjoys spending time with his two daughters and wife, river rafting when we have the chance, concerts and death metal music.

Come see "Red Goat" here at Art on You as he's ready to customize unique artwork for his Collectors and treat them to an experience of tattoo magic!

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Craig's Tattoos

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Craig's Artworks

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