Laurels
Best Tattoo Artists
in Spokane
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 Spokane, WA.

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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.

Anchored Art Tattoo & Gallery

Anchored Art Tattoo & Gallery offers tattoos in the downtown Spokane area. Each custom piece of artwork is carefully planned and executed and can take a single or multiple sessions. The artists pride themselves on creating innovative designs, listening closely to the client, and making sure each of their projects is top-quality and one-of-a-kind. Potential clients can peruse each tattooer's style on the company's website or via photos on Facebook, and drawings for custom work are available only on the day of an appointment. Past clients eagerly recommend the shop and are happy to refer friends and family. Anchored Art is open seven days a week from 12 PM until 8 PM, and piercing services are not available. Customers can also purchase t-shirts, sweatshirts, and hoodies at the store.

Spokane, WA(509) 747-5020

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Bird's Eye Tattoo

Bird's Eye Tattoo is a Spokane tattoo shop with over 15 years of experience. The owner/artist Buck Holland apprenticed at Tiger Tattoo under Walt Dailey, Jr. and takes pride in his ability to continue doing what he loves full-time. Customers need to email or phone for an appointment, and those who are new to Bird's Eye are asked to please send along some details of their desired project such as subject matter, placement, size, and any related images. Individuals who have visited the shop for work have recommended it for its cleanliness, sterile procedures, and peaceful atmosphere as well as for the artist's patience and fantastic artwork. Despite a possible wait for an appointment, people say it is worth it given the quality execution of simple to complex pieces. Some tips for parking near the studio can also be found on the group's website.

Spokane, WA(509) 499-9913

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Bright Side Tattoo Studio

Bright Side Tattoo Studio handles tattoo artwork in Spokane and has 10 years of practice in the field. Clients come to the studio for custom tattoos, touch-ups, and cover-ups, and the team collaborates actively with clients to help bring their artistic visions to life through beautiful, personalized tattoos. The resident artist has worked all over the country and specializes in realism but is happy to work in various other styles as well. The shop is clean, friendly, and comfortable with free consultations and affordable rates, and one past client who was new to tattooing praised the comforting, patient, and knowledgeable staff. Walk-ins are welcome, all appointments require a deposit, and piercing services, as well as permanent makeup, are also available.

Spokane, WA(509) 928-2510

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Constant Creations Tattoo Co.

Constant Creations Tattoo Co. is a tattoo parlor serving the Spokane area and backed by over 45 years of professional tattooing. The mother-daughter team boasts experience from working across the country and in Europe and provides some in-depth insights into the art of tattooing, on their preferred artists and mediums, and regarding their place as female tattoo artists via the company site. Every year, the duo takes part in the Marked for Life Expo for female tattoo artists to interact and share with other tattooers (including men) from all over the world. Clients can also check out some aftercare instructions as well as fun tattoo facts on the website, and full galleries for viewing past work are also available. Constant Creations invites artists to exhibit in the store's gallery space as well and holds receptions for new artists.

Spokane, WA(509) 747-8600

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Inked

Inked offers tattooing services in Spokane. Clients are encouraged to search online or pop into the studio to check out design books when considering what style of tattoo they want, and the in-house artists are happy to rework any drawing you have for the ideal tattoo. Although numerous styles are possible, examples include tribal, Celtic, traditional, biker, Japanese tattoos, and Chinese designs. Past clients have been happy with the clean and friendly environment as well as the time the team takes to work with a client on a new design. One first-timer was relieved of any stress due to the support and reassurances provided by the crew. The shop is "always open," and the owner/artist Ron LeMay has been featured in Spokane Coeur D'Alene Living as a tattoo as well as mixed medium artist.

Spokane, WA(509) 641-2346

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On the Level Tattoo

On the Level Tattoo is a Spokane tattoo shop backed by over 40 years of experience. The group prides itself on its cleanliness, professionalism, and top-quality artwork via a range of styles including color as well black and gray realism, freehand pieces, botanicals, cover-ups, and large as well as small artwork. The tattooers have previously worked at shops such as Tiger Tattoo, Lucky’s Tattoo, and Evolution Art Space, and people can peruse photos of past work online, via the artists' personal Facebook pages, and the shop's own Facebook profile and Instagram. Past customers have appreciated the studio's fun and laid-back environment, super friendly staff, and well-lit space. On the Level is open from Tuesday through Sunday from 11 AM until 6 PM and can often book up far in advance.

Spokane, WA(509) 443-5763

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Spokane Super Tattoo

Spokane Super Tattoo brings over 40 years of tattooing practice to the Spokane area. The owner is "legendary" Ray Youngman who is highly sought after for his one-of-a-kind pieces and who works alongside his son, another in-house artist, and his wife. Clients are able to ask for pretty much any style including traditional, bio-mechanical, portraits, realism, and Japanese, and each artist makes sure to answer all questions and concerns before any ink work begins. The family-run shop also exhibits artwork, sells tattoo supplies to licensed professionals, and carries a selection of other oddities and collectibles. Past customers are more like a loyal fan base with rave reviews on the studio's Facebook page. Samples of past work can be viewed on Super Tattoo's website and via social media as well.

Spokane, WA(509) 979-0554

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Tiger Tattoo

Tiger Tattoo has been tattooing residents in Spokane since 1978. The award-winning shop boasts over 75 years of combined talent in the field of tattoo artwork and claims to be "Spokane's longest running tattoo shop." A number of clients are repeat customers who appreciate the team's dedication to quality, cleanliness, and professionalism as well as its specialty custom tats and highly recommend the group to others. Everything from small florals to exotic full-back pieces is available in styles such as Polynesian, geometric, color, animals, and traditional, and people can also bring in their own custom designs to have tattooed. Tiger Tattoo is open every day of the week and sells gift certificates in any dollar amount as well. Although the group caters mostly to custom work by appointment, walk-ins are also welcome.

Spokane, WA(509) 325-8265

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Twisted Raven Tattoo

Twisted Raven Tattoo brings 22 years of experience in tattoo artwork to the Spokane community. The owner/artist has worked across the US and can cater to all desired styles from photorealism to traditional with past clients impressed by his creativity, execution, and top-notch customer service.The studio works by appointment only and custom draws all designs after a personal consultation, which takes place prior to the actual tattoo appointment. A deposit is required to initiate any drawing and to set up an appointment for tattooing, and clients can find comprehensive guidelines on the website to prepare for the session and to ensure the best possible outcome. Thorough aftercare instructions can also be found on the site. Twisted Raven Tattoo is open all week long from 10 AM until 12 AM, the shop is an Advisory Committee Member of the Washington State Department of Licensing/Tattoo, and piercing services are not available.

Spokane, WA(509) 499-0591

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