Born in Texas, Bryan Burk has been tattooing in Los Angeles for over 12 years. After working at Spotlight Tattoo for 11 years, he opened Dark Horse Tattoo in the spring of 2010 in Los Feliz, and was soon joined by Adam Warmerdam. Bryan usually works with traditional Americana imagery as well as Japanese and Asian motifs. For booking, please go to the Contact page, or stop in for a consultation.
Originally hailing from Lodi, California, Adam Warmerdam moved to Los Angeles in 2004, and began tattooing 2 years later in Gardena, CA. He enjoyed working at “Yer Cheatin’ Heart Tattoo” for 3 years, then joined Bryan Burk at Dark Horse in the spring of 2010, after becoming friends while spending time together at Spotlight.
Hailing from Chicago, Jason Vaughn spent 8 years working at Deluxe Tattoo where he built a large following around his own take on Traditional, Japanese and Illustrative tattoos. He got his start tattooing in Tampa where he worked for four years at Atomic Tattoos. In the Fall of 2015 Jason fled winter and moved to Los Angeles where he has become the latest addition to our shop.
Martina Major, a new member of our staff, enjoys tattooing simple yet intricate designs, primarily using a black and grey palette, with a dash of dot work. Originally hailing from Maryland, she’s found a home here at Dark Horse tattoo in Los Angeles. We look forward to introducing our customer base to her bold, contemporary work.