OCEAN SPRINGS, MS (WLOX) - The owner of a popular tattoo parlor in Ocean Springs will star in a unique reality TV tattoo competition.
Matt Stebly, an Ocean Springs native, will appear on Season 11 of "Ink Master" on the Paramount Network. Stebly hails from an artistic dynasty in Mississippi, where his grandfather is the namesake of the Walter Anderson Museum of Art. He currently works as a talented artist and the owner of Twisted Anchor Tattoo in his hometown.
Stebly is up against 21 other contestants who will be put through a series of challenges that test their artistic abilities, technical skills and overall creativity. They will be helped along the way by expert coaches and the determination to claim the $100,000 grand prize.
The show will have a tough panel of judges made up of musician Dave Navarro and renowned tattoo artists Chris Nunez and Oliver Peck.
The new season of Ink Master premieres on Tuesday, August 28th at 10 pm ET/PT.