In 2001, Cris became a full time artist in a tattoo studio in Dublin, Ireland. In 2002, along with his fellow tattoo artists, he left in pursuit to open their own studio. In 2009, he opened his own studio, "13 Fat Catz" in Dublin.
Gherman is known for both his realism and hyperrealism style of tattooing and most recognizably for hie eye tattoos, which he received 4 awards for at tattoo conventrions last year. He has won awards for "Best Color Large Tattoo" and "Best Chest Tattoo" at the Great British Tattoo Show. He also won third place for realism at the Aarhus Tattoo Convention in Denmark and "Best Sleeve" at the Dublin Tattoo Convention. His work can also be seen in a number of tattoo magazines.
Gherman is inspired by all mediums of visual art, including painters, photographers and tattoo artists. Some of his artistic influences include Salvador Dali, H.R. Giger and Paul Booth. In addition to tattooing, he spends he time painting in both acrylic and digital mediums, draws, makes music and travels extensively. Gherman has live in 6 countries, travelled to over 15, and speaks 4 languages fluently (Romanian, Hungarian, Spanish and English).
Gherman's motto is "Today's a warm up for tomorrow."
Check out Cris's tattoo gallery for a sampling of his work. Ready for the pain, contact him direct and book your consultation.