I was born in Vienna Austria in 1969. Professional Tattooing since 1998.
Art was always a gift that came naturally.
Apprenticed under Johnny the Bear from "European Body Art in Vienna" . Since then I tattooed in Davie Florida, at Tattoo Blues, Hard Luck Tattoo, in Ft. Lauderdale.
And finally opened White Buffalo Custom Tattooing in 2003. This gave me the opportunity to concentrate on Custom Requests rather than tattooing in a street shop doing numerous little butterflies and flash pieces off the wall.
I mostly enjoy Challenges such as Cover up's Portraits and other styles that keep me on the pulse of modern Tattooing..
My philosophy has always been that my Artwork is my Business Card on my Clients Body for the rest of their lifes, so it has to live up to my standards and also stand the test of time.
Tattoos by Martin Bravek
Tattoos by Brett Caldwell
My name is Brett Read Caldwell and I've been tattooing for 25 years, apprenticing under Greg Christian in Virginia, working hard to pay my dues and prove to the older guys that this kid was worth their time. Afterwards in '96 I helped launch Saint Tattoo in Knoxville and in '99 opened my own shop, Purple Lotus in Frisco, Colorado, and recently moved here to Florida to be near family. I have always throughout all these years have felt very blessed to make a living doing something I love. I enjoy drawing custom tattoos and working closely with my clients to help them find that special tattoo that allows them to express themselves in the most profound way. I enjoy collecting vinyl and anything music related, attending concerts and being with family on Rainbow River. I'm very grateful fo my opportunity to work for Martin here at White Buffalo and look forward to meeting my future clients and friends.