Laurels
Best Tattoo Artists
in Cincinnati
2017

Why These Tattoo Artists?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored tattoo artists on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best tattoo artists in Cincinnati, OH.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

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

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

ArcLight Tattoo Studio

ArcLight Tattoo Studio is a Cincinnati tattoo studio operated by tattoo artist, illustrator, and owner Mason Williams. Mason has over 13 years of tattooing experience and specializes in large scale, full coverage tattoos as well as black and gray realism. His work has been published in numerous books and trade journals on a global scale.

Cincinnati, OH(513) 541-0689

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Asylum Tattoo

Asylum Tattoo is a tattoo studio with two locations in Cincinnati, Ohio and Latonia, Kentucky. The Cincinnati studio was founded in 2013, and the Latonia studio was opened in 2005; although the Asylum Tattoo brand was launched in 2001. The studio uses top of the line natural and vegan-friendly pigments as well as chemical sterilized disposable tubes and needles. The studio's tattoo artists have over 20 years of combined experience tattooing and traveling the United States. The studio also provides body piercing services and uses only implant-grade titanium and surgical stainless steel.

Cincinnati, OH(513) 376-6960

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Beelistic Tattoo

Beelistic Tattoo is a tattoo studio operating three locations in Cincinnati. Each of the studio’s locations has several tattoo artists on staff who are available by a mix of appointments and walk-ins. The studio also provides piercing services of all shapes and sizes including dermal punching, surface-to-surface piercing, and dermal anchoring.

Cincinnati, OH(513) 221-8202

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Cincinnati Tattoo & Piercing Co.

Cincinnati Tattoo & Piercing Co. is a Cincinnati tattoo and piercing studio that was founded in 1966. The studio staff provide tattoo service for walk-in customers as well as custom or large-scale work appointments. Piercing services are provided for walk-in customers and no appointment is necessary. Clients speak highly of the friendly atmosphere of the studio as well as the studio’s reasonable pricing and skills of the studio staff.

Cincinnati, OH(513) 921-3308

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Eagles and Arrows Tattoo

Eagles and Arrows Tattoo is a Monroe tattoo studio that was founded in 2013 by owner and tattoo artist Shaun Kidd. The studio accepts customers by both walk-ins and appointments and provides a free 30-minute consultation for each of their customers. The studio currently has three tattoo artists on staff including Shaun Kidd, Nathan Palmer, and Brad Dozier. The artists frequently appear at events in the surrounding area to provide their services.

Monroe, OH(513) 360-7489

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Flying Tiger Tattoo

Flying Tiger Tattoo is a Cincinnati tattoo studio with a large number of tattoo artists and guest artists on staff. The studio provides a comfortable and hospital-sterile environment for the artists to perform their clean and professional tattoo work. The owner of the studio Andy has over 15 years of tattooing experience.

Cincinnati, OH(513) 841-2653

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Get Up Tattoo Society

Get Up Tattoo Society is a Cincinnati tattoo studio that was founded in 2015 by Joshula Griswald and his wife, Raven. The studio has three tattoo artists on staff including Joshula, Leah Goodlett, and Kaelin “Moses” Moser-Viteri. Clients speak highly of the talent as well as the drive and dedication of Joshula and the tattoo artists at his studio.

Cincinnati, OH(513) 832-3963

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HandCraft Tattoo & Gallery

HandCraft Tattoo & Gallery is a Cincinnati tattoo studio that was opened in 2015. The studio provides a more vintage and traditional style tattoo shop atmosphere. The studio owner JK has 6 years of tattooing experience and has worked in a variety of studio environments. Tattoo artist Mondo specializes in various tattoo styles including American Traditional, Neo-Traditional, and Lettering styles.

Cincinnati, OH(513) 417-8949

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Hybrid Image

Hybrid Image is a Cincinnati tattoo studio that was founded in 2008. The studio specializes in color realism, portraits, cover-ups, and illustrated realism. The studio staff has decades of combined tattooing experience and also provides piercing services. The studio staff are currently in the process of becoming members of the Association of Professional Piercers (APP) and only uses implant-grade, American jewelry.

Cincinnati, OH(513) 221-8288

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Immortal Canvas

Immortal Canvas is a Hamilton tattoo studio providing custom tattoo and advanced piercing services. The studio has on-staff the only body piercer who is certified by the Association of Professional Pierces in southwest Ohio. Owner Carter Moore has 10 years of tattooing experience and takes great pride in the fact that his clients enjoy carrying his art with them for the remainder of their lives. The studio staff are well-trained and take measures to ensure the health and safety of their clients.

Hamilton, OH(513) 863-4657

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Live Loud Studios

Live Loud Studios is a Cincinnati tattoo and body piercing studio that was founded in 2012. The studio has six professional tattoo artists on staff who offer a variety of styles including realism and traditional, black/grey, and neo-traditional. The studio also provides services for tattoo reworking and cover-ups. Live Loud Studios serves a wide range of clients including professional athletes and musicians, working middle class, and retired grandparents.

Cincinnati, OH(513) 574-8287

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Pas Tattoos

Pas Tattoos is an Amelia-based tattoo studio. Owner Chris has nearly 15 years of tattooing experience. His clients speak highly of the clean and laid-back atmosphere of his tattoo studio as well as his skill in performing a wide variety of tattooing services. Pas Tattoos is open seven days a week.

Amelia, OH(937) 561-4081

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Skin Tight Tattoo

Skin Tight Tattoo is a Batavia tattoo studio operated by owner Allen Mills. Allen has over 20 years of tattooing experience. His studio services both walk-in customers and by appointment and has a number of tattoo artists and piercing artists on staff. Allen specializes in free hand and cover-up tattoo designs.

Batavia, OH(513) 947-9800

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Skincraft Piercing & Tattoo

Skincraft Piercing & Tattoo is a Cincinnati tattoo studio with a large number of tattoo artists and piercing artists on staff. The studio is open seven days a week and provides service for walk-in customers and by appointment. Many types of piercing services are provided by the studio while the studio’s tattoo artists specialize in a wide range of tattoo styles.

Cincinnati, OH(513) 281-5798

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Studio 85

Studio 85 is a Lebanon tattoo studio offering custom tattoo and piercing services since 2013. The studio is owned by Jessie Villars who has 7 years of tattoo experience. Several of the studio’s artists are available by appointment-only, but walk-ins are available as well. Piercings at the studio are performed by piercing artist Butch, who has over 15 years of experience in the industry. Services are also provided for changing or removing an existing piercing.

Lebanon, OH(513) 836-3083

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Tattoo Designs by Dana

Tattoo Designs by Dana is a family-operated tattoo studio operating two locations in Cincinnati, Ohio and Covington, Kentucky. Dana, the owner of Tattoo Designs by Dana, has tattooing experience since 1971. His wife Dot and son Jason have tattooing experience since 1988 and 1993, respectively. Both locations of the tattoo studio are Board of Health inspected and have both male and female tattoo artists on staff.

Cincinnati, OH(513) 681-8871

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White Crane Tattoo

White Crane Tattoo is a Sharonville tattoo studio that was opened in 2011. The studio has three tattoo artists on staff including Jesse Gray, Liam, and Mario Johnston. Clients speak highly of the professionalism and accommodating nature of the studio staff towards their clients.

Sharonville, OH(513) 563-9600

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