Grand Rapids, Michigan has a rich tattoo history. Featuring shops such as Wealthy Street Tattoo, Mos Eisleys, Magnum Tattooing, Love Tattoo, Gremlin Gallery Tattoos, and Anarchy Ink Tattoos, Grand Rapids is a great destination if you’re looking for some new ink. With a population of around 190,500, there are lots of potential customers for the parlors in town. Yelp currently lists 31 different shops when searching for “tattoo” in Grand Rapids. Google Places lists 160 different tattoo shops in the Grand Rapids area, which shows how competitive the city truly is. Magnum Tattooing currently boasts one of the best selection of artists in the area, featuring Jay Morton, Jimmy Holland, Stacey Buck, Jaime Morton, Jennifer LaBryn, and Alex Del. 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