Philly says, ‘I love you’ in ink at Villain Arts Tattoo Convention [photos]

Philadelphia’s 18th Annual Tattoo Arts Convention is taking place this weekend, giving local tattoo lovers a chance to get inked by the some of the best artists in the world.

The convention typically takes place on the weekend of Valentine’s Day, and there’s isn’t a better way to show devotion to your most beloved people and things than getting their likeness etched permanently into your flesh.

Whether it’s honoring your children, Pittsburgh Steelers former halfback Jerome Bettis, or just getting tattoos because you really, really love tattoos, we can’t image anyone getting one they’re not totally head-over-heels in love with.

  • WHYY thanks our sponsors — become a WHYY sponsor

WHYY is your source for fact-based, in-depth journalism and information. As a nonprofit organization, we rely on financial support from readers like you. Please give today.

Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

Together we can reach 100% of WHYY’s fiscal year goal