Artist News

Tattoo Age: Mike Rubendall Part 3

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

In this episode of Tattoo Age, Rubendall gives us a glimpse into his busy schedule: getting up at 5am every morning in order to draw sketches before Daddy-duties commence. Mike’s tattoo guru, Frank Romano, talks about the many ways in which Mike has surprised him throughout his career with his work hard, play hard mentality that leaves no room for vacations.
Get Mike Rubendall's newest shirt here.

Alpha Omega

Friday, October 14th, 2011

These are available in our E-store now and we will have them at the SFO Tattoo Convention next weekend!

Tattoo Age: Mike Rubendall Part 2

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

In part 2 of the Mike Rubendall series we hear how Mike began his career in the wild world of tattooing with the help of his mentor, Frank Romano. Also featured in this episode is some rare archival footage of Mike getting tattooed by one of his major influences, Filip Leu.

Tattoo Age MIKE RUBENDALL part 1

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

VICE today announces the first episode of the Mike Rubendall mini series, in its original show, Tattoo Age, on VICE.COM. Developed with support from New Era, Tattoo Age exposes the unassuming lives of five talented tattoo artists, along with their unique styles and personalities.

Tattoo Age MIKE RUBENDALL Teaser

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

The Mike Rubendall series marks the fourth and second to last artist in VICE's Tattoo Age. Mike is the small town boy done good, tattoo style, from Massapequa, New York. In the series VICE learns about his unique work, visits his tattoo shop, Kings Avenue Tattoo, and meets his mentors and friends, including Danish tattoo legend, Henning Jorgensen, Frank Romano, and acclaimed actor Steve Guttenberg.


Long Island Location

844 N Broadway

Massapequa, NY 11758


Manhattan Location

188 Bowery

New York, NY 10012


Alpha Omega

Painting by Mike Rubendall. This Image is featured on the cover of Tattoo Artist Magazine Issue # 28. 

This shirt features a full color spot process print of the original artwork with a metallic gold spot print on a parchment colored 100% fine combed cotton T-shirt. Very soft to the touch. 

Price: $30.00

Digital Dragon TOTE

Printed on Recycled canvas tote bags. 

Price: $25.00

Digital Dragon Natural

Two colors on S&D Organic Cotton T-shirts.

Illustrations by Brian Paul, Design by Begley


Price: $30.00

Digital Dragon Black

Two colors on S&D Organic Cotton T-shirts.

Illustrations by Brian Paul, Design by Begley


Price: $30.00


Dark brown Soft hand ink printed on S&D Organic Ice Gray T-shirts.

Illustration: Mike Rubendall 

Price: $30.00


A collaborative Illustration and design project between Mike Rubendall and Ryan Begley. Printed on 100% organic ring spun cotton chocolate brown T-shirts. Designers: Mike Rubendall and Begley

Price: $30.00


Discharge front and back print on S&D Organic Cotton t-shirts

Designer: Mike Rubendall

Price: $30.00

Birds Eye Slate

Printed with Discharge on American Apparel T-shirts.

Price: $30.00

Birds Eye

Begley and Ruby teamed up on a few exclusive designs this fall Available only at The Kings Ave Tattoo shop and here. This ones for the Women but we left the rhinestones and bedazzler off of this one. Not too flashy but still feminine. Printed on our own new Shirts and Destroy Womens ring-spun T-shirts. Designers: Mike Rubendall and Begley

Price: $30.00

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