You must understand the feeling of originating as opposed to imitating. Ben Dixon began his Tattoo Apprenticeship in November 1991 under Ron Kevie. He met and was tattooed by Hanky Panky and Paul Booth. In 1996 Ben and a few other local Wolf moon Artists including Angel Moon helped draft the Health Regulation laws for the state of Tennessee.
In 1999, Ben and Lone Wolf Tattoo Hosted the Old School Tattoo Expo with Legendary Tattoo artist Lyle Tuttle and Bill Dedman. The following year 2000 marked the first Full Moon Tattoo Convention held at the Nashville Maxwell House Hotel. 2018 marks the 17th Annual Full Moon Festival. The show will be located at Three Venues this year.
The Hotel Preston, Embassy Suites Hotel and the Full Moon Cineplex on October 19th-21st 2018. Lone Wolf Tattoo won the first ever category for the Best of Nashville Scene in 1999 and was voted Best Tattoo Studio for the next eleven years in a row. Lone Wolf Tattoo has also won multiple years for the Best of Nashville Toast of Music City. Lone Wolf Tattoo Hermitage is home to great artists : Rik «Bear» Sweeney, Jason Ponce, Colby Hunter and Danny Pineiro.
Lone Wolf Tattoo Franklin is home to artists Phil Smith and Sarah Weese. Ben has apprenticed many great artists over the years including, Billy Brown, Dawn Stiles, David Digby, Jason St. Clair, Devin Pena, Ben Reese, Timba Booth, Daniel Bostic, Teddy Butler, James»Scooby»Pope, Levi Phillips, Stacey Dixon and Forrest Pollock. No other studio in the state of Tennessee has done more for tattooing than Ben Dixon and Lone Wolf Tattoo. Ben continues to Tattoo and can be found at the Hermitage Lone Wolf Tattoo location. He loves all forms of tattoo styles and does not hold himself to one.