Gavin Rowe

Gavin Rowe is originally from Richards Bay, Kwa-Zulu-Natal. Gavin started his Tattoo career, as an apprentice for 3 year under Sean Venter, Tattoo Artists and Owner of Zulu Tattoo Studio.

Gavin traveled extensively throughout Europe for 11 years and has had the privilege of working as a guest artist in various well known Tattoo Studios.

Gavin has had the opportunity to learn and work with numerous Award winning Artists naming but a few:  Sean Venter – South Africa / Mully Hilton – South Africa / Justin Russle – New Zealand / Arnas & Rokas – Always Hungary – Litthoweinia / Milosh – Prague.Danny Bulman – Ireland / Serjio & Miguel – Italy / Karren Russel – Ireland / Angus Wall – Ireland / Ross All Star – Ireland / Bernie Luther – Belgium.

Gavin finally has returned to South Africa after 11 years. 

Ogopogo Rex

Rex was born in Cape Town, grew up in the West- Rand in Johannesburg, now resident in Kwa-Zulu-Natal. With only his knowledge of Sales & Business Management, Rex decided to follow his passion and dreams and started his tattoo career apprenticing under various well known local Tattoo Artists based at Disturbed Ink Tattoo Studio.

Rex enjoys and practices the fine Art of Calligraphy, he specializes in Black & Grey Artwork, Tribal Maori & Polynesian.

Within two years Rex received an invitation from Gavin Rowe, which he immediately accepted. He has had the privilege of working and learning under the watchful eye of this legendary local as well as international Award winning Artist.

Our Studio

With the welcoming and totally relaxed atmosphere at KwaZulu Tattoo. With the undertaking to providing our customers with the ultimate ink experience.

Visit at Salamance Center; Shop 6, 39 Maryvale Road, Westville, Durban.