Meet the artists
The Smokov brothers are legends on the tattoo scene, pioneers of this craft in Bulgaria and artists in both their education and thinking. Their path resembles Sofia’s turbulent recent transformation: from being cut off from the world by the iron curtain to becoming a globally connected hub for exciting ideas.
Stilian Smokov was born in 1974 in the town of f Shumen. He graduated from the Arts School in Troyan in 1993 with a degree in Ceramics. In 1995 he founded his own SMOKOV TATTOO studio. He prefers to work in Asian style .
Colorful and black white tattoos
Kaloyan Smokov was born in 1979 in the town of Shumen. His secondary education graduated from the Art School in Troyan with a degree in Ceramics. In 1995 he co-founded with his brother SMOKOV TATTOO. Works in Asian style, Polynesian style, and colorful and black white tattoos.
Tsvetelina Donkova was born in 1984. In the town of Montana, secondary education ends in school Iliya Petrov. Since 2014 he works as a tattoo artist, initially in London. From 2018. Works in the SMOKOV TATTOO studio. Works in realistic style, black white and old school tattoos.
Vladimir Severinov was born in 1991. in the town of Plovdiv. He graduated from the Art School in Sofia - 2010. From 2011 works as a tattoo artist. Since 2015 he has been working at SMOKOV TATTOO. He makes white, colorful and realistic tattoos.