Manfred Kohrs is a tattoo artist and conceptual artist from Germany. He was born January 24, 1957 in Hanover, Germany. He began tattooing in 1974 and was taught by Tattoo Samy. Kohrs founded the first German Tattoo Artist Association in 1977. He also opened his own shop the same year. He gave up tattooing in 1990 and began studying economics.