Best Tattoo Shops in Knoxville

Why These Tattoo Shops?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Knoxville Tattoo Shops 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.

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Eric Eugene Williams

Eric Eugene Williams tattoos individuals throughout Pigeon Forge. The artist has a reputation for vibrant colors and bold clean lines and provides a full gallery of his work on the website as well as on Instagram. Eric Eugene Williams passed his bloodborne pathogen test with a score of 100 and makes cleanliness a priority in all his work. Interested parties can set up an appointment with Mr. Williams at his present location of Cutlass Tattoo Company in Pigeon Forge. Alternatively, people can catch the artist at a tattoo convention or as a guest at another tattoo shop. Eric Eugene Williams also paints works of art in the style of American Traditional and builds custom tattoo machines, and individuals can purchase his flash page art and other pieces online as well.

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863


True Blue Electric Tattoo

True Blue Electric Tattoo handles tattoo art in the Knoxville area. The studio's resident artists have formerly worked at Imagine That, Pay'n Dues, Born This Way, and Saint, and potential clients can view a sampling of past work for all artists via the website's link to a photobucket gallery. The shop is known for its friendly and open staff, custom ink, flash tattooing, and competitive prices with past clients raving about the artistry of their pieces. True Blue Electric enjoys a good amount of repeat business from its fans who also highly appreciate the level of cleanliness at the shop. Additionally, tattooers will take the time to talk to potential clients for free about getting a tattoo and what to expect when they do.

3712 Walker Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37917