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Best Tattoo Artists
in Louisville
2021

We scored 119 Tattoo Artists in Louisville, KY and Picked the Top 5

Here are the Picks:

Why These Tattoo Artists?

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

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 119 73 5

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.

Prophecy Ink

Prophecy Ink is a skin art studio Louisville that reminds customers, “Good tattoos aren't cheap, cheap tattoos aren't good.” Two of the artists are recipients of multiple awards and citations by reputable industry organizations, such as the National Tattoo Association and the Louisville Tattoo Convention, and all of them perform quality jobs on their human canvases seven days a week. The subjects include bizarre portraits of celebrities like Marilyn Monroe, half-naked mermaids and female humans, intricate dream catchers and mandalas, and cartoon scenes. Prophecy Ink also runs an art gallery, and it sells gift certificates. Clients can call the shop to schedule a free meeting with the tattooist.

Louisville, KY

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Tattoo Charlie's

Tattoo Charlie's is an inking parlor in Louisville that has been catering to skin art enthusiasts and collectors since 1973. The artists tailor their work according to each client's interests and goals, and some of its projects incorporate complex Greek lettering and 3D roses. Tattoo Charlie is a family-owned studio owned by Buddy Wheeler, son of Tattoo Charlie, and it hosts the annual Tattoos Against Cancer event that raises funds for the Meghan's Mountain children's charity. The business has locations on Preston Highway and Dixie Highways, and another one in Lexington.

7904 Preston Highway
Louisville, KY 40219

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