Tucson, Arizona has a rich tattoo history. Featuring shops such as Istari Studios, Sanctity Tattoo, Inkaholics Anonymous, Black Rose Tattooers, Red Sky Studio, and Fast Lane Tattoo, Tucson is a great destination if you’re looking for some new ink. With a population of 526,000, there are lots of potential customers for the parlors in town. Yelp currently lists 70 different shops when searching for “tattoo” in Tucson. Google Places lists 89 different tattoo shops in Tucson, which shows how competitive the city truly is. Istari Studios currently boasts one of the largest selection of artists in the area, listing the following artists on their site: Jim Quinn II, Nikki Simpson, Matt Howard, Sydney Scott, Jerry Wagner Jr, and Roman Casillas. 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