Celtic Chinese American
"L'habit ne fait pas le moine" (thanks Eglantine)
Frank Allen was having coffee with a friend at a table next to ours- I had noticed his rather obvious tatoos and figured it might make a good photo. So I asked permission to shoot and went back to my table, and later took this shot. I had assumed he was a biker or some other artsy character, since we were in the Lower East Side. Turns out he is a master Ba Gua Kung Fu and Northern Wu Tai Chi master, and had trained with the top Chinese grandmasters for over 35 years. His tatoos are Celtic and Chinese. A very nice guy who of course had not heard of my own grand master. Maybe I'll go practice with him for a while. His center's Wu Tang website.