Chris Chicago Flag and New Mexico Sun tattoo

I ran into Chris at Twisted Spoke and asked him a few quick questions about his bold Southwest-flavored Chicago flag tattoo.

CFT: Is that a New Mexico Sun?

Chris: It is. I was born there.

CFT: How long have you been in Chicago?

Chris: Just over twelve years.

CFT: What made you decide to incorporate the two? Is the water also symbolic of other places?

Chris: No, this [the blue shapes] is just abstract. Definitely everyone thinks it’s water. I just wanted some abstract blue there.

It’s just the two places that feel like home to me and made me the way I am.

CFT: Where did you get it done?

Chris: I got it done at Uptown Tattoo Factory.

CFT: Thanks so much.

Chris Chicago Flag and New Mexico Sun tattoo

Chris Chicago Flag and New Mexico Sun tattoo

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