Calgary, Alberta has a rich tattoo history. Featuring shops such as Eternal Image Tatoo, Bushido, Immaculate Concept, Gypsy Rose Tattoos, The Arthouse Inc, and Strange World Tattoo, Calgary is a great destination if you’re looking for some new ink. With a population of around 988,000, there are lots of potential customers for the parlors in town. Yelp currently lists 129 different shops when searching for “tattoo” in Calgary. Google Places lists 189 different tattoo shops in the Calgary area, which shows how competitive the city truly is. Immaculate Concept currently boasts one of the best selection of artists in the area, featuring Cody Dewald, Melissa Bennett, Kevin Pregitzer, Luke Van Wyk, Jimmy Munkaspen, Niki Nix, John Roberts, Adam Kathrens, Mandy Wendt, and Steve Peace. When doing research for your artist, we suggest not paying too much attention to price because quality is much more important when you’re going to be living with the artwork for the rest of your life.
By Josh Schonwald