Best Tattoo Artists in Richmond

Why These Tattoo Artists?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Richmond 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


Brotka provides high-quality custom tattoos that help clients display the ultimate in self-expression. The Richmond-area tattoo artist specializes in creating illustrative tattoos that tell a story or invoke emotion. He provides customized body art that is built to last and draws inspiration from classic Americana and Asian culture. The appointment only artist commits to delivering the highest level of service and satisfaction to every patron. Clients can rely on Brotka to deliver distinctive high-quality designs.

Richmond, VA


Heroes and Ghosts Tattoo

Heroes & Ghosts Tattoo delivers high quality services that cater to every tattoo need. The Richmond-area studio provides a full-service professional tattoo environment in which clients can experience the ultimate in self-expression. A team of creatively talented artists can provide patrons with limitless design options that are bright, vibrant, bold, and clean. Clients can rely on expert tattooists to deliver realistic-looking depictions with intricate detail. Heroes & Ghosts Tattoo professionals have many years of experience in a variety of styles including black work, folk art, flowers, birds, pin-ups, black and grey works, American traditional, and many others. The custom studio commits to providing the highest level of service and satisfaction to every patron walking through the door. Heroes & Ghosts Tattoo artists stand ready to either help clients select the perfect design, or create a one-of-a-kind piece.

3035 West Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23221

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