Just the other day we found ourselves travelling South the 5 freeway, enjoying the beautiful coast of California, when we arrived at our destination located in the heart of downtown San Diego, The Lower Left, owned by street culture icon and dear friend Bobby “Tribal” Ruiz. .
For the last 30 years, Bobby has been on the forefront of the street art, Lowriding, Chicano lifestyle and the tattoo culture. As founder of the trend-setting brand Tribal Streetwear, Bobby has orchestrated collaborations with some of the heaviest hitters in the various street art/
tattoo/ lowrider communities long before they were icons of their respective spaces. Renowned artists such as Mister Cartoon, Chuey Quintanar, Steve Soto and our very own Franco Vescovi, have long been part of Bobby’s tribe, which makes him a true OG in every sense of the word.
As a result of Bobby’s never ending list of connections, his authentic relationships and artist support, it was a no-brainer decision to open up an official Bishop Tattoo Supply Shop at his headquarters The Lower Left. Equipped with a vast original art collection, skateboard shop, two
tattoo studios and a full color spray can arsenal, The Lower Left is truly your one stop shop for all things Cali-Lifestyle.
The Bishop Tattoo Supply Shop will have all the latest and greatest Bishop Rotary has to offer. With a variety of rotary machines including the Fantom Rotary and V6 machines, Inkeeze after care and lifestyle products, Davinci Needles, Dipcaps, we’re sure to have something for you.
So be sure to stop by the Lower Left sure to pick up all of your tattoo supply essentials from prep to post to medical!!
The Lower Left
Address: 465 17th St. San Diego CA 92101
Phone: (619) 527-1880