Darren is a free range half-hippie capitalist. He started piercing in 1995 at Back to the Garden in Prince George BC. He’s worked in countries as diverse as Mexico and Australia.
Darren completed a goldsmithing/diamond-setting apprenticeship with Richard Kotowski in 2009 and since then has combined the two disciplines to create an ever-growing line of custom offerings to his clients through his jewelry company Alchemy Adornment.
He opened Tranceformations with business partner Roland Churchill in 1999 in Nanaimo, British Columbia. He is a proud and active member of the Association of Professional Piercers. Darren constantly strives to improve the services that Tranceformations offers and the quality of his work.