Barnaby Williams

Public Education Faculty
Public Education
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  • I acquired my BFA in painting from SFAI in 1991.
  • I became fascinated with tattoos in the late 80’s through the punk scene in the Bay Area.
  • I got my first true tattoo at Lyle Tuttles tattoo shop by the old greyhound station.
  • I have been tattooed by Ed Hardy, horiyoshi family, Filip Leu and Scott Sylvia.
  • I have tatttooed all over the world. Opening the first shop in the heart of the Haight, called Anubis Warpus.
  • In 1998 I opened Mom’s Body Shop and ran it for 15 years. I sold Mom’s and moved to Paris France to tattoo at Abraxas Tattuage.
  • After 3 years I moved back to California , Oakland and tattooed around the bay.
  • In 2018 I opened East Bay Tattoo with my long time friend Joe Parker.
  • I am also getting MFA at this time.