James has been tattooing for over 16 years and has traveled the US tattooing in various shops. He apprenticed at In The Skin Tattoo in Ogdensburg, NY, learning the trade from Don Morley. James opened Pride & Glory Tattoo in June 2011 along with Don Morley and in 2014 he bought Don out. He loves black and grey, cover ups and anything with bright colors and black outlines. He also likes to build his own tattoo machines and create artwork with various mediums. James likes to work conventions and tends to post upcoming shows he's working on Instagram. Follow him on Instagram @jameskroeger.