Providence, Rhode Island has a rich tattoo history. Featuring shops such as Art Freek Tattoo, Black Lotus Tattoo Studios, Providence Tattoo, Federal Hill Tattoo, and Mcinnis Tattoo, Providence is a great destination if you’re looking for some new ink. With a population of around 178,500, there are lots of potential customers for the parlors in town. Yelp currently lists 52 different shops when searching for “tattoo” in Providence. Google Places lists 636 different tattoo shops in the Providence area, which shows how competitive the city truly is. Art Freek Tattoo currently boasts one of the best selection of artists in the area, featuring Mike Lussier, Brian Mullen, Pete Fortune, Steve Williamson, and Don Lussier. 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