Dimitris Apostolidis aka Rusty Jim was born in Volos, Greece in 1987.He is the owner and main tattoo artist of “Mother Goose”, a tattoo shop-art gallery based in Kavala. At a very young age he realised that art would play the leading role in his life.
Founding member of the psychedelic-folk music band “The Dead Ends”, they released 2 studio LP albums. Self-taught painter, his thirst for new and different ways to express himself drove him to meet the art of tattoo. For the last decade he traveled in Greece and Europe working next to acclaimed tattoo artists. Through that journey he learned how to incorporate his admiration for surrealism and pop-art psychedelia in to the art of tattooing, developing his signature style.