Gambier Ink: Tattoos Around Campus IX


I worked at a Quaker camp this summer and my co-worker sketched my tattoo for me. It’s a bay leaf, which is a seasoning spice. In Quaker tradition, the values are outlined by the acronym SPICES: Simplicity, Peace, Integrity, Community, Equality, and Stewardship. It serves as a reminder for simplicity and also for a place and a community that mean so much to me. -Meredith Awalt ’19


This is painting of Picasso’s that he did with minimal brush strokes. I’m a Taurus and the bull was an obvious choice. It reminds me not to be stubborn about things and to try new stuff. The bull is facing forward cause that’s the kind of energy flow you wanna have with tattoos. Also it just looks fucking sick. Got it done at Charmed Life Tattoo on North Limestone in Lexington. -Clay Whiteheart ’18


This is my penguin! I got him in August as a matching tattoo with my best friend (hers is on her back and has a blue swirl instead of purple). We chose a penguin since we met and became friends on a school trip to Antarctica! -Eva Warren ’19


I got this in August, it’s a design I found online and weirdly there’s not original artist? I love it because it’s a reminder of how music makes me feel. Also I’m a music major so there’s that. -Sam Roschewsk ’18

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