Joe Hardin moved to Nashville in 2005 to expand his music career. Lead guitarist for Cherry Stone he has played everywhere in the Nashville area. Wanting to expand his creative side he began getting tattoos and was fascinated with the art and like many Nashville Tattooist - wanted to expand his artistry.
In 2008 he sought an apprenticeship at Nashville's Oldest Studio - Queen of Hearts Tattoos - and was lucky enough to get a coveted spot as the Queens personal apprentice. Working hard on his quest for serious tattoo competition, he has greatly expanded his art and knowledge. Beginning his love of a lifetime in Skin Art on his blood brother - fellow Cherry Stone guitar player John. Joe looks forward to making his imprint in both the Music and Art World of Nashville.