Manuela Gray

Hosted at Friends of Design - Academy of Digital Arts

part of a series on Ink


About the speaker

Manuela Gray is one of the founders and owner of Wildfire Tattoo in Cape Town.

Wildfire Tattoo was established in 1994 by Simon and Manuela who with the help of a brilliant team, manage the company and produce most of the finest tattoo art in South Africa.

Manuela is held in high prestige in the South African tattoo industry. Her clients book months in advance to have an appointment with her. Her established reputation extends further – she is also the organiser and initiator of the Cape Tattoo Expo.

The Cape Tattoo Expo is Manuela’s passion project. It aims to unite, elevate and showcase the platform of tattoo artistry. Interaction is encouraged between the public and the local and international artists.

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Additional details

Meet and greet upstairs at the Friends of Design Academy for a complimentary coffee and breakfast followed by a 20 min talk.