Rochester, New York has a rich tattoo history. Featuring shops such as Steadfast Tattoo, Voodoo Monkey Tattoo, Love Hate Tattoo, Lucky Lotus Tattoo, Art To Zen, White Tiger Tattoo, and Extreme Graphix, Rochester is a great destination if you’re looking for some new ink. With a population of around 210,500, there are lots of potential customers for the parlors in town. Yelp currently lists 47 different shops when searching for “tattoo” in Rochester. Google Places lists 112 different tattoo shops in the Rochester area, which shows how competitive the city truly is. Art To Zen currently boasts one of the best selection of artists in the area, featuring Dan Ross, Patrick Ross, Johnny Pantera, and Anthony Filo. 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