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Chris Dobson



Goethe, a seasoned tattoo artist with over 30 years of experience, delves deep into the mysterious and intriguing world of Mesoamerican cultures through his unique artwork. His focus on the dark aspects of these ancient civilizations, such as the Underworld, Rituals, Sacrifices, Gods, and the magical concept of Life and Death, sets him apart in the tattooing industry.

From Durango to the USA: A Journey of Artistic Exploration

Originally hailing from Durango, Mexico, Goethe has spent the last two decades living and working in the USA. His cultural background and experiences have greatly influenced his artistic style, blending traditional Mesoamerican motifs with a modern twist.

A Renowned Artist in the Tattoo Community

Goethe's talent and dedication have not gone unnoticed in the tattoo world. He has participated in numerous tattoo conventions, showcasing his intricate and thought-provoking designs. His work has been featured in various tattoo magazines worldwide, solidifying his reputation as a master of his craft.

Additionally, Goethe has made appearances in several tattoo documentaries for TV, sharing his expertise and passion for the art form with a broader audience.

Current Endeavors at Collective Ink Gallery

Currently based in Los Angeles, CA, Goethe continues to push the boundaries of tattoo art at the renowned "Collective Ink Gallery." In addition to tattooing, he also explores other artistic mediums such as painting and sculpting, further expanding his creative horizons.

With a career spanning three decades and a deep connection to the rich cultural heritage of Mesoamerican civilizations, Goethe's work serves as a testament to the enduring power of art to transcend time and boundaries.


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