Laurels

Best Tattoo
Artists in
Atlanta
2021

Why These Tattoo Artists?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Atlanta Tattoo Artists on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

City of Ink

City of Ink, in Atlanta, is a tattoo shop with customers from all over the city and the surrounding areas. Miya Bailey, the parlor's owner, founder, and principal artist was featured in the 2012 documentary Color Outside the Lines: Black Women and Tattoo Culture. She and members of her staff have had their work featured in Inked Magazine, Playboy, and Urbanite, and on MTV, BET, and PBS.

Atlanta, GA 30312

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Ink & Dagger Tattoo

Ink & Dagger Tattoo, based in Roswell, designs and applies tattoos for people from all over the greater Atlanta community. The shop is open seven days a week, and it has seven seasoned tattoo artists on its permanent staff, prepared to work in a broad variety of styles and colors. Additionally, guest and resident tattooers work at the parlor. Their work is featured on Ink & Dagger Tattoo's "One Shot Wall," a unique gallery of tattoo designs.

755 Holcomb Bridge Road
Roswell, GA 30076

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Inksomnia Tattoo

At Inksomnia Tattoo, a team of seven tattoo artists creates works of body art for people from Atlanta and other cities in the area. Mike Cummings, the business's owner as well as one of its resident artists, was recently featured in Prick Magazine. The publication particularly praised Mr. Cummings' focus on incorporating his clients' ideas.

Alpharetta, GA 30005

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Liberty Tattoo

Shay and Kaki Cannon founded Liberty Tattoo, a tattoo parlor in Midtown Atlanta, in 2002. In addition to owning the business, the spouses both work as artists at Liberty Tattoo. Alongside them are nine additional tattoo artists and one body piercing specialist. Recently, the Georgia Voice named Liberty Tattoo as Atlanta's "Best Tattoo Shop."

Atlanta, GA 30306

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Sacred Heart Tattoo

Sacred Heart Tattoo, located in Roswell, is the tattoo studio of Atlanta Metro artist Tony Olivas. Mr. Olivas, who was born and raised in Tucson, AZ, specializes in photorealistic portraits, although he and his colleagues can work in a range of styles and colors. Additionally, clients can come into Sacred Heart Tattoo if they need a tattoo to be repaired, recolored, or covered. Staff artists are members of the National Tattoo Association and the Alliance of Professional Tattooists.

Roswell, GA 30075

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