Carne Tattoo is located in the heart of Lower Johnson, Victoria B.C our talented artists have the skill set to bring you a myriad of tattoos in many different styles. 


If it's a first time tattoo, a new addition to the collection or the beginning of a complex piece Bart Van Der Eyden or Dave Hadden have the skills to draw up anything to fit your style. Book your appointment today.


Bart Van Der Eyden

Bartholomeus Van Der Eyden has been tattooing professionally since 1997, starting his career here in Victoria B.C. In 2002 Bart moved to Europe working first in Amsterdam then Barcelona, this is where he gained a lot of his tattoo stylings mixing both European and North American styles. After 7 years in Europe he returned to Vancouver Island and began work at Black and Blue Tattoo in Nanaimo for 4 years before finally settling back into his old stomping grounds in Victoria. After many years traveling the globe and learning from amazing and talented people Bart has now successfully opened up Carne Tattoo and has the new title of proud business owner. Although he is great at many styles Traditional Japanese, European Japanese and free hand tattoos are among his favourite.

Dave Hadden

Dave Hadden began his career in the Debths of Mordor affectionately know to the locals as Prince George. He has two passions in life Cats and Tats this is what spurred him to began an apprenticeship in Kamloops in 2008.  Dedicating most of his tattoo career to Various great institutions on Vancouver Island he officially began calling Victoria B.C home in 2010. Most recently Dave has made the move to Carne Tattoo after a great 4 and 1/2 year run at another great local shop, Empire Tattoo. With an affluent knowledge of the outdoors he often creates many nature and woodland themed tattoos and loves drawing inspiration from his Island surroundings. He is versed in many Tattoo styles however he holds a special fondness for Neo Traditional and Illustrative Tattoo designs.




Andrew Robertson

Andrew Robertson is the newest addition to our team and is currently Bart's apprentice. He has a passion for drawing and grew up being one of those skate kids you wanted to befriend at the skate park. Andrew has spent a lot of time traveling and collecting amazing tattoos from some fantastic artists along the way. Previous to starting his apprenticeship he has been been building and supplying a bunch of the great local artists with clip cords and skate truck foot pedals that merge his love for tattooing and his love for skateboarding. We can't wait till he's ready to tattoo all you lovely folks, trust us he's a real charmer.

Kailey Menzies

Kailey Menzies has been in the customer service field for the last ten years and has always loved working with people, gaining a diverse background ranging from managing Skate shops to Smoke shops. She has always had a strong fascination and passion for body modification, joining a Sideshow troupe on Vancouver Island only strengthened that love. Being involved in the body modification scene for years both on and off stage it was these experiences that Kailey gained an appreciation for the beauty in the strange, she brings that unyielding respect for the tattoo community and a strong business sense to her shop Carne Tattoo as a Co-Owner and the front end management for the amazing artists she gets to work beside.