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'Best Ink' looking for Chicago tattoo artists

Local tattoo artists, are you ready to show your best work?
 
Casting directors from Bunim/Murray Productions, creators of hit shows like "The Real World" and "Keeping up with the Kardashians," are looking for skilled tattoo artists to star in Oxygen's reality competition series, "Best Ink." Hopefuls should go to an open casting call from noon to 5 p.m. Monday, July 2, at McFadden's in Chicago.

Applicants should bring a recent photo of themselves (which will not be returned), photo ID, and photos of their artwork (which will be returned). You must be at least 21 years old.

BEST INK OPEN CASTING CALL
When: Noon-5 p.m. Monday, July 2
Where: McFadden's Chicago, 1206 N. State Parkway at State & Division
 
Those wishing to participate who cannot attend the open casting call should email bestinkcasting@bunim-murray.com and submit their name, phone number, city, and short bio about themselves. Emails must also include several recent photos, as well as photos showcasing their artwork. Submissions without photos will not be accepted. The subject heading of email submission must be: "CHICAGO."

More information is available at www.bunim-murray.com

Here's more about "Best Ink" from Bunim-Murray: Capturing the drama and culture of the tattoo scene, "Best Ink" will feature approximately 12 top tattoo artists as they compete for a cash prize and bragging rights. These unique artists will produce bona fide masterpieces on skin--something rarely seen in the competition world. The permanent artwork will be created for--and on--real people in a variety of challenges to showcase the artists' talents. Only one artist will win the ultimate prize of "Best Ink."

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