Art Director/TATTOO ARTIST

Aka: Papa B

Mark started GDTS in 1992 and has built the studio in to what it is today. He is able to create high quality work in any style of tattooing and he lives and breathes the industry.

Mark is an International Award Winning Artist having won various awards both domestically and overseas (as seen below). He has often had his work featured in National Tattoo publications, where he has had various articles written about him throughout the years.

Mark is an accomplished all rounder who can turn his hand to anything that’s put in front of him, this is both rare to find and sets Mark apart from other modern day tattoo artists.

INTERESTING FACTS
  • He thinks Will Ferell is his dad.
  • Is scared of frogs and birds.
  • He completed IRONMAN.
  • He has a beautiful bluish hue.
AWARDS
  • Mark Bailey: Liverpool Tattoo Convention Duel piece 1st place Liverpool 2012.
  • Mark Bailey: Liverpool Tattoo Convention Duel 1st place Liverpool 2011.
  • Mark Bailey: Skin Tech Best sleeve 1st place Manchester 2011.
  • Mark Bailey: Skin Tech Best Sleeve 2nd place Manchester 2011.
  • Mark Bailey: Liverpool Tattoo Convention Duel Piece 1st Place Liverpool 2010.
  • Mark Bailey: Skin Tech Duel 1st place Manchester 2010.
  • Mark Bailey: Liverpool Tattoo Convention Best Small Color 1st place Liverpool 2009.
  • Mark Bailey: Skin Tech Best Small Female 1st place Manchester 2007.
  • Mark Bailey: Skin Tech Best Sleeve 1st place Manchester 2005.
  • Mark Bailey: Skin Tech Best Small Female 1st place Manchester 2002.
  • Mark Bailey: Iron & Ink Best Female Individual 2nd place New York 1999.
  • Mark Bailey: Tattoo Xmas Party Best Male Individual 1st place Sheffield 1996.

Click here for Marks Instagram Page.