Although Jesse has been formally involved in tattooing since 2013, he has been surrounded by tattoo culture his entire life. Jesse was quick to pick up on traditional and neo-traditional style. In addition, clients often seek out Jesse for his fineline script and soft, black and grey stippling work.
Carl joined the Taunton Tattoo Company crew in early 2016. He has been a tattoo artist for many, many years and he first started working in professional shops in 1993. His years of experience have made Carl incredibly knowledgeable and he is able to work with any customer to create a custom and quality piece. Carl used to work at the original Way Cool Tattoos on Queen St. where he acquired a following of customers.
When not tattooing, Carl likes oi music, bull terriers, and movies.
Jessie Darling has become one of Durham Region’s most reputable piercers known for her speed, expertise and vibrant personality. She prides herself on her high standards of sterilization, aftercare and piercing precision. Jessie’s well-loved eccentricity comes from her love of thrifting, all things colourful and her hard work ethic. Follow her piercing adventures on
Born and raised in Oshawa, Courtney is a local creative who was drawn to the approachable and favorable atmosphere at TTC. When she’s not working the counter, she can be found at home engaged in one of the many graphic design projects for the shop. With an honors in Visual Merchandising, she takes pride in maintaining the many facets of display in the shop front. Courtney also adores photography, video games and going to concerts or shows.
Junior tattooer Delaney is a pupil of her father Carl Carscallen – passing on the familial trade with an over 30 year lineage. Delaney loves tattooing custom or flash anime style pieces. When she is not learning new tricks of the trade, she is crafting cosplay outfits, working on new flash for her ‘Get What You Get’ or making her coworkers laugh.
Daylyn is an artist well-known for her bright, saturated, custom tattoos. Day often tattoos pop culture characters, but also loves using her style to create cute, whimsical and colourful custom pieces of all subject matter. To go with her vibrant work she has a great sense of humor, is a supermom and would love to chat video games.
Junior tattooer Memi has exceptional style. When she reached out to Taunton Tattoo to further her tattoo knowledge, it was clear she had a great work ethic, solid background for tattooing and was determined to work among other artists she could grow with. Her lifelong dedication to art and illustration has put her in a position to take on various staples of tattooing, however she really enjoys custom and Japanese tattooing.
With well over a decade of experience in realism tattooing, Kevin is well equipped with the skills to deliver a full colour or black and grey piece. He loves taking on sleeves and large size pieces, however he will occasionally make the time for a small one here and there! Kevin has been involved in the tattoo community in the surrounding Oshawa area for quite some time, and has established himself as an easy going artist with a relaxing bedside manner.
Lively and charming, our piercing apprentice Nicole is here to have fun and make great piercings. Learning from one of the most reputable and experienced piercers in Durham Region, Nicole takes her apprenticeship very seriously – all while making the experience a fun one! With her friendly personality and sense of adventure, Nicole loves to travel, try new things and meet new people.