Queer Artists in a Pandemic
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Lee D’Angelo pivots from tattoos to illustrations during the COVID-19 pandemic

Lee D’Angelo, known as @rat666tat, is a Toronto-based tattoo artist who co-owns a trans- and queer-friendly tattoo shop called Tapestry Tattoo Collective. This year they also launched an eco-friendly tattoo supply company that focuses on plant-based, biodegradable products.

Lee D'Angelo
Credit: Lito Howse

In the first episode of our video series, Queer Artists in a Pandemic, D’Angelo discusses what it’s like being an artist during a global pandemic and how COVID-19 has forced them to adapt. Meanwhile, their tattoo supply company has become a source for regular folks to purchase eco-friendly personal protective gear.