APP2015: Mentor Program

10404328_982315425113049_3068570488186453223_nThe 2015 Association of Professional Piercers Conference and Exposition is coming up quickly and while it can be a lot of fun it’s also an overwhelming experience for people who are attending for the first time. The Mentor Program is available for first and second year attendees to aid in making their Conference experience go smoothly. Need help selecting your classes? Need someone to talk to when things get overwhelming? The APP Mentors are here to help.

For information on being paired with a mentor contact [email protected].





Shawn Porter has spent the majority of his life in the modification world. As a body modification archivist and documentarian, he has one of the most extensive collections of documents relating to the early American body modification community in existence. He edited the SPC website from 1995 to 2005, co-founded ModCon, was the host of ModCons 3.5 and 4, and created and hosted The Scarwars Project from 2004-2007. In 2011 Shawn launched Occult Vibrations, a blog devoted to traditional American tattoos with a focus on the occult and esoteric. He currently resides in Philadelphia with his wife Julia and their creepy pets Mr. Bailey Papers and L. RonBenet Ramsey.

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