Jesse started as a tattooer in 2013 after being inspired by family members tattooing. He worked at some shops before settling in at Taunton Tattoo Company. Jesse does well with a variety of styles, whether it be new school or traditional, and he is great at preparing custom lettering. Jesse takes time to meet with each of his customers and ensure they are getting the best tattoo possible from their ideas. When he’s not tattooing or drawing, Jesse enjoys music. He likes going to shows, collecting records, and playing drums.
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.
Dylan McCrae grew up in Oshawa and has always been drawn to tattooing and tattoo culture since he was very young. He always aims to push his abilities and knowledge of tattooing while maintaining a positive and upbeat attitude. His preferred style of tattooing is Traditional and Japanese, but he will never shy away from other styles.
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 with husband Mr.Wonderful and her two chihuahuas, Frank and Fred, on Instagram @aprettypirate.
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.
If you’ve been tattooed by Carl, Delaney may have been behind. Not only is she Carl’s apprentice, she is also his daughter – passing on the familial trade with an over 30 year lineage. When she’s not learning the tricks of the trade, Delaney is crafting cosplay outfits, working on drawing projects of her own or making her coworkers laugh.
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.