Featured Female Tattoo Artists
- Kiki Burghardt – Oakland, CA
- Steph Modified – Orlando, FL
- Jasmine Worth – San Diego, CA
- Angela De Rosette – New York, NY
- Melissa Baker – Boston, MA
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If you are in search of some of the best female tattoo artists around the United States, then you’ve come to the right place. This list is a compilation of some of the most talented female tattoo artists around. These women cover a variety of styles and will take care of you. From realism to new school and traditional to abstract, these women will give you a tattoo that you will love for years to come. Follow the links to find out more about them or schedule an appointment for a tattoo through the site.
Yesi is a female artist that tattoos out of Orange County. Yesi has been tattooing since 2011 and her focus is in dotwork, Mandala, script, traditional, floral and neotraditional. With all that said, you can see that Yesi is able to handle most styles that you can imagine. With her clean and professional setup, Yesi will have you in a comfortable environment where you can both enjoy the tattooing process.
Reach out to Yesi soon if you are thinking of working with her because her books are filling up fast. If you wait too long, you may be looking for a new a tattoo artist. When you send in your idea, be descriptive in your message and you’ll be getting a great tattoo before you know it.
Kiki Burghhardt is a female tattooer that started tattooing back in 2014 and has lived in the Bay Area her entire life. She is a very creative and talented artist that loves doing anything that is related to the botanical style in either a girlie traditional style with bright colors or the blackwork style. Snails, cats and cacti are some of her favorite things to tattoo so if you want to get tattooed by Kiki, bringing up those styles might grab her attention. Kiki loves working with clients that come up with ideas that she loves so she can create a tattoo that you will love for the rest of your life.
Jen Lee started tattooing in 1995 while living in San Francisco. Jen has a true love for tattooing and takes specific ideas from many sources that range form the beginning of the 1900’s to the middle of the century. These ideas and the ways that Jen grows all continue to add to her unique style.
The core of Jen’s tattooing style is somewhat of a traditional style, but she is able to branch out and ink some really beautiful pieces that include neotraditional tattoos and floral tattoos to name a few. Don’t wait any longer before reaching out to Jen to set up and appointment. Her appointments are filling up and you don’t want to be standing on the outside looking in.
Suzy Todd is another great tattoo artist from the western part of the country and she has been tattooing since 2007. She really enjoys tattooing portraits, sassy/witchy/sexy ladies, art nouveau finery, animals with nature aspects and black & grey to name a few styles. If you want to find her, she may be hiking with her dog, creating realistic portrait oil paintings or making jewelry. If any of this strikes a chord with you, reach out to Suzy to set up an appointment when you get a chance.
Sara Karpinski is a talented tattoo artist that resides in the Northwestern parts of the United States. Art and design have always been a part of her life and she is fortunate enough to be able to say that art is her life’s passion. She specializes in fully realized juxtaposition with a design, super articulated linework and rich, saturated colors. The is an artist in every sense of the work and she is always challenging herself through commissioned art pieces. Even though it sounds a bit cliche, tattooing and art picked her and she can’t get enough of it. If this sounds like something you’re interested in, reach out to Sara today.
Alexsandra Chelini is a female illustrator and tattoo artist that is located in the Bay Area and has been making people happy with her great attitude and crazy tattooing skills for a long time. She’s a West Coast girl so if you are over that way, you can look her up. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the School of Illustration from the Academy of Art University.
Alexsandra is well-versed in photoshop, traditional media, digital painting, illustration and of course, the fine art of tattooing. Her specialties include life drawing, pen and ink, portraits, watercolor, vector illustration, figure drawing, pin-ups, and botanical illustration. In terms of tattooing, Alexsandra can handle most styles. The next step is reaching out and finding out when you can set up a consultation.
Natalia Marín grew up drawing and painting. You could early on that it would all lead to something in the artistic sector of the world. She was about the age of 18 when she started to consider tattooing as a career choice as she was talking to a good friend of hers. This ended up being the beginning of an apprenticeship. This is what stoked the creative fires and now she keeps herself surrounded with great artists like herself. Her style is bright and bold but she is also well versed in black & grey. Natalia enjoys the traditional styles but can also ink custom tattoos when she sees something she is interested in. If Natalia has a tattoo that you think would look good on you, email her to set up a consultation.
Steph Modified is a native New Yorker but these days you can find her tattooing jaw dropping artwork on the bodies of her clients. As a child, Steph was always around great artists so it was inevitable that she was going to head down the same artistic path. Her goal as a tattoo artist is to make people happy by inking some great pieces on the skin of those that are looking for a tattoo and making them fall in love it. Steph is a talented artist that is able to tattoo in many styles including traditional, color and neo-traditional. She is friendly and talented which makes her a great tattoo artist to sit down with.
Jenny Vidovic has been involved in tattooing since she was young. After her grandfather explained to her that the seahorse tattooed on his arm from the Navy wasn’t a birthmark, she decided that tattooing would be a big part of her life. Jenny was born and raised in Washington and she attended Northwest College of Art for a degree in graphic design and fine arts. She draws inspiration from many parts of life including the people around her and traveling. In terms of her favorite styles to ink, she focuses on color bomb, traditional, neo traditional, fine line and illustrative. Reach out if you want to set up a consultation.
Jasmine Worth is from San Diego, California and was classically trained in oil painting. Through the Laguna College of Art and Design she earned her BFA. This gives you a hint as to how far her artistic passions go.
She started to learn how to tattoo from Terry Ribera in 2015 under an apprenticeship. From there, she sharpened her skills and is now sharing her gift with people looking to be inked up by a talented person. However, Jasmine is also a successful artist with her work in galleries since about 2003. You can find her work at galleries in New York and Los Angeles. All that being said, she is a fantastic tattoo artist and it is evident by her portfolio.
Tattoo Profile: I am a shop co-owner and tattoo artist at Tattoo Boogaloo in the heart of North Beach in San Francisco, California. Because of my varied interests, it now seems that a lot of my tattoos look like paintings with elements of graphic design, and a lot of my illustrations look like tattoos.
Deanna Wardin lives in the Bay Area and in addition to being a fine tattoo artist, she is a business owner, sculptur, painter and enamel pin slinger. When she was in school, her focus was printmaking and graphic design at the University of Colorado and all that time she was there, she took a very hands-on approach to her artwork.
When you talk about her tattoo prowess, Deanna has a great eye for watercolor and the abstract tattoos. On the other hand, she handles most styles of tattoos. Her tattoos are bold and bright and if you are looking at her portfolio and think you’d like to get a tattoo, we suggest reaching out as soon as you can. Her books are filling up fast so don’t wait too long.
Maggie Majoue is another extremely talented artist that lives in the Bay Area. Her tattooing can be defined as being vibrant and bright. Maggie is able to knock out great line work and does a wonderful job on large scale pieces. From new school to floral, Maggie can knock out the tattoo.
If you are thinking of setting up an appointment with Maggie, your best bet is to email her and wait for a reply with her available dates and times. Maggie will require a deposit that can range from $150 to $400 and it will come off the final price of whatever tattoo you choose. do yourself a favor and don’t wait any longer to see Maggie for a great tattoo.
Samantha Sue has a minimum of one hour and it runs $350 an hour for custom work. If you are thinking about setting an appointment with Samantha, you have to set up a consultation with her first, otherwise she will not take the appointment.
Samantha has a tattoo style that covers multiple facets of tattooing. She specializes in geometric, animals, outer space and plants. On the other hand, Samantha can take on almost anything you are thinking to get. Like many of these talented female tattoo artists, Samantha’s books are filling up fast so you don’t want to wait too long. If you are looking for colorful, detailed and beautiful tattoos, Samantha is the the artist that you’re looking for.
Mary Joy is a tattoo artist that works on the West Coast. She has studied classical and modern drawing and painting in San Francisco and in Florence, Italy at the Accademia di Belle Arti. When it comes to the many ways she has worked in the field of art, printmaking, sign painting, zines, and murals are some of the subjects she deals in.
In 2007, Mary Joy started her tattooing career under the tutelage of Ed Hardy and has been knocking out sweet tattoos ever since. Her specialties usually work around traditional tattooing and she’s done it many countries in the world. From New York to Paris, Mary Joy has put her mark all over the world. If you are interested in working with her, reach out to set up a consultation.
Angela De Rosette
Angela De Rosette is an extremely talented tattoo artist that lives on the East Coast and has been tattooing for around 10 years of her life. Angelea was born in Russia but has been kicking ass in the tattoo game since she moved to the states in 1997. While she has had her work shown in galleries all over the world, she spends most of her time in the NYC area.
If you are considering getting a tattoo done by Angela, reach out to her for a free 30 minute meeting. During your consultation, you will talk about budget, color, placement, size and style. Nothing is off limits with Angela because she is able to knock out a variety of styles.
If you’re thinking about getting a tattoo with bright and bold colors, you should consider Jill Hollingsworth. Her knack for making colors pop on a tattoo is quite impressive and so much so that she is hard to get in to see. She specializes in color, traditional, neo traditional and floral tattoos to name a few but she shouldn’t be pigeon holed into only those styles because she is very talented. If you like what you see and think you want to get a tattoo with Jill, reach out as soon as you can.
Kelly Carlisle is a professional tattoo artist based in Florida. She has been tattooing for around 15 years and is originally from Louisiana. Kelly is one of the best kept secrets in Florida when it comes to black & grey tattoos and we’re not even kidding. She has a real gift for this form of tattooing and if you are looking for great, realism or just any black & grey tattoo, Kelly is your girl. The best way to set up a consultation with Kelly is to reach out via the email above or go into the shop. You want to jump on this opportunity before she fills up.
Charlene Ngo has been involved in making beautiful tattoos for many years now. The fascination with tattooing evolved after she spend a lot of time face painting in highschool. From there, Charlene wanted to make this body art more permanent so she decided to dive fully into the art and it is all history from there. Unlike many artists, Charlene has many years of experience in making pieces of art fit the human body so in terms of placement, Charlene is well versed. Her tattooing is basically packed with color and even though she dabbles with black & grey, her love is with tattooing in bright and bold colors. From illustrated sleeves to watercolor, Charlene can handle the tattoo. She gets a lot of requests so get your name in fast.
Melissa Baker is a Boston area tattoo artist who has been at it since 2003. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts for sculpture from the University of Georgia and from there, her artistic passion continued to grow. Knowing that, you should have a pretty good idea of the kind of tattoo skills that Melissa possesses. For her whole career, Melissa has been working with a wide variety of clientle while tattooing in different styles.
Melissa can do it all and her range of tattooing includes American Traditional, Japanese, Black & Grey, Polynesian and plenty of other styles so if you sit down with her, you will see there isn’t much that Melissa can’t handle.
Set up a consultation with Melissa if her style of tattooing is anything you’d be interested in. Just don’t wait too long because her books are filling up.
Danielle Silva resides on the West Coast and is a tattoo artist that has been in the area her whole life. Ever since Danielle has been tattooing, she really has gotten into black & grey, American traditional, watercolor and color realism. She’s been doing this thing since 2009 which is a long time to be tattooing. If you have something in mind, chances are that Danielle can take on the challenge.
Danielle recently went to South Africa which is something that tattooing as afforded her to do. She is a talented artist on the canvas as well as the skin so if you want to buy some work or setup a tattoo consultation, reach out as soon as you can.
Ruby Gore is a very talented tattoo artist in the Philadelphia area that picks her subjects base on what is inspiring to her. Ruby is very talented which leads to her being able to be more picky when it comes to what she will work on. If you have an idea that peaks her interest, she might very well choose to tattoo you.
Her style is all about being custom and unique. She has worked on a lot, but not limited to, animals, vegetables, bugs, floral botanical arrangements that tell a story that hopefully includes other subject matter like skulls, astronomy, fruit, and oddities or any subject that might be called creepy, macabre or spooky.
Reach out to Ruby to set up a consultation if you are looking for something completely custom and any of these topics interest you.
Get in while you can because Alexis Witt’s books are open. She loves to tattoo with dots, lines and even more lines. Over the years, she has been obsessed with crisp and clean lines. During this time of learning about the kind of artist she is, Alexis has begun to really enjoy geometric shapes and the layering of those patterns. Her love of nature is highlighted by working gradients of black into scientific and botanical illustration. If you have an idea that fits something that we’ve mentioned here, reach out the Alexis.
Melissa Manuel tattoos in the San Jose area as of right now. Most of her work has something to do with tribal tattooing and she is one of the best in the area. Her tattoos are sharp, bold, and stunning and if you are able to get an appointment with this woman, you should jump on it. If you have seen her work and you are thinking about making an appointment, the thing to do is to reach out to set up a time to sit down with Melissa. This is the time to talk over everything to make sure you are comfortable with each other. Also, if you find yourself in the area, stop in and visit. Melissa would love to answer your any of the questions you might be thinking of.