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Point #70: BPA PHOTO CONTEST

Photo Contest! The Association of Professional Piercers and the Body Piercing Archive are excited to see what photos you have in your collection. Please submit your single all-time favorite photo from the APP Conference & Exposition. This photo can be […]

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Point #68: 2014 Conference and Exposition Review

Kimberly Zapata On June 7, 2014 I prepared for the 19th Annual Association of Professional Piercers’ Conference as I have for every other conference: with frantic,

Point #68: Best Individual Booth Winner – Blessings to You

Interview of Prince Cyrus, conducted by Kimberly Zapata Q. What is Blessings to You? A: Blessings to You is the title of my current creative metalsmithing venture

Point #68: Best Multiple Booth Display – Tawapa

Phoebe Minona I am being given the opportunity to write about my company, Tawapa, for this issue of The Point, as we won the award for

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Point #68: Dual Innovator Award-Winner – Jimmy Buddha and Diablo Organics

Jimmy Buddha To win both innovator’s awards this APP was both a wonderful surprise and an honor. In an industry where so much is changing and

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Point #68: No Excuses Scholar – Trist’n Peterson

Trist’n Peterson Before APP, I was an apprentice of 10 months searching for more information on the broad subject of body piercing. I was at the

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Point #68: Al D. Scholar – Dae Jedic

Dae Jedic I've been involved in the industry for about four years, and every year I've watched the application deadline for the Al D. Scholarship come

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Point #68: Al D. Scholar – Ryan Clark

Ryan Clark If you’d told me that I was going to fall in love at Conference, I would have said you were nuts. Yet from the

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Point #68: Al D. Scholar – Zach Fitzgerald

Zach Fitzgerald 2014 was a rough year. I dealt with a major family loss at the beginning of the year, which required me to use nearly

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Point #68: Raffle Thank You

Each year at Conference, lives are changed; one of the ways this happens is winning one of the big raffle prizes. (Anyone who attended the Banquet, or who

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