Featured Pennsylvania Tattoo Artists
- John Tarrao – Philadelphia, PA
- Whitney Seanor – Pittsburgh, PA
- Jow Benkert – Columbia, PA
- Nick ‘The Tailor’ Solomon – Philadelphia, PA
- Doug Nedzesky – Pittsburgh, PA
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John Tarrao is an extremely skilled tattoo artist that specializes in unique illustrative style tattoos that will stand the test of time and catch the eye of everyone in the area. He was born in New York, but resides in Philadelphia. Not only does he knock out great tattoos, he paints, sculpts and draws as well. From color to black & grey as well portraits to animal tattoos, John will make something that you can always be proud of. If you are interested in getting a tattoo from John, email him to set up a time to meet. It’s the first step in a great decision that you are about to make.
Dana Jones is a fantastic tattoo artist from the Philadelphia area and she’s been doing it for a while. If you have looked at her portfolio, you will see a collection of excellent black & grey tattoos as well as many fine line tattoos. Dana has a steady hand and is able to knock out high quality tattoo work. That being said, she does get busy and if you want to get a tattoo from her, you need to reach out as soon as you can because the books are filling up fast.
Ruby Gore is a talented tattoo artist that can complete a wide variety of tattoos styles. Over the years, Ruby has knocked out thousands of tattoos and her preferred styles include blackwork, color, floral, nature, animal and fine line. However, this isn’t all that she is capable of and if you want something a little different, Ruby will sit down with you and come up with something custom for you.
Ruby travels a lot so if you want to get in a see her, ask for a consultation. You won’t be disappointed in the results of a Ruby Gore tattoo.
2010 is the year the tattooing world welcomed Whitney Seanor full time. Whitney’s specialty is realism and portraiture but that isn’t all she is able to do. In the time that she has been tattooing, Whitney has won multiple awards and has been recognized by some publications for her tattoos. She was always interested in tattooing and she started her journey with oil panting classes at the age of seven. These talents in oil painting ended up translating into some great tattoo abilities. Realism is her favorite genre because you can’t hide or cut corners when you are doing a portrait or realism piece. You are trying to capture something real, which is what Whitney’s aim has always been. If you are interested in getting a tattoo from Whitney, reach out as soon as you can.
Jow Benkert – Columbia, PA
Jow started tattooing in 2008. He enjoys & specializes in black and grey realism as well as grafitti/pop art full color work as well as custom script, portrait work, & mash-up styles. Follow the link provided to view Jow’s full portfolio, read reviews, & request a free tattoo consultation.
Kyle Fitzpatrick is a tattoo artist in Philadelphia that has been in this game for a while. Kyle has large group of happy customers under his name and they’re happy because of the great work that Kyle is capable of. Is lines are sharp and clean which translates into some very beautiful and detailed tattoos.
Kyle works by appointment only because he is so busy. That means if you are interested in working with him, you should reach out as soon as you can. He is a very reputable artist in the state of Pennsylvania and you won’t regret a tattoo by this man.
When it comes to bright and bold tattooing, it doesn’t get much better than David Moyer. Moyer is a tattoo artist that has been in Pennsylvania for years tattooing locals and visitors alike. Moyer specializes in American traditional and Japanese, but he is also proficient in other styles. That being said, Kyle is available for tattoos. Just don’t wait too long because his appointments are filling up fast.
East Coast Charlie has been in this game for a long time and he’s knocking out great tattoos the entire time. Charlie has been creating art, painting and tattooing since 1983. His skillset revolves around American Traditional tattoos but he also can handle neotraditional, Japanese, floral and pinup tattoos to name a few. Philadelphi’s East Coast Charlie works in a clean and safe environment. He will give you a tattoo that you will be proud of for years to come.
We’re big fans of Susie Humphrey and if you were to go through her portfolio, you would agree. Her work is second to none and makes beautiful tattoos that stand the test of time. Susie loves to tattoo in black & grey but within that genre, she can handle almost anything. She can tattoo realism, mandalas, floral, fine line, American traditional and nature scenes to name a few. Her books fill up fast so if you can find a spot on the roster we suggest jumping on the chance.
Nick ‘The Tailor’ Solomon
Nick the Tailor is a Philadelphia tattoo artist has a unique set of tattoo skills. He now works as a tattoo artist but before that he attended Penn State University for design. In addition to tattooing, Nick is a designer and an illustrator. His style is founded in traditional western tattooing or “old school”. However, He has developed are style of his own over time and developed to start including details and colors that had been previously missing from what he did. Nick incorporates design principles and color theory into every tattoo he inks. He is available for tattoo and commissioned work so reach out if that sounds like something that interests you.
Danny Lepore is custom tattoo artist that loves to focus on black & grey and his home base is in Pennsylvania. However, he is a regular at some other shops as a guest artist and this goes to show you how popular his work is.
He realized that his art could be a lifetime career at an early age and that is when he decided he wanted to be a tattoo artst. When he turned 18 years old, he reached out to every shop in the area with his portfolio to see if he could get an apprenticeship and it finally paid off. He became an official tattoo artist in 2011 and it wasn’t until he started meeting other custom artists that he realized he was better than the “walk in flash” he had been doing.
This is an award winning artist that has been recognized in many publications so if you want a tattoo from this man, we suggest getting in there as soon as you can and setting up an appointment.
Jessi Hawk’s tattoo are fun and colorful as well as dark and thoughtful. Jessi is an artist in the true sense of the word and as good as she is in tattooing, her skills are equally impressive on the canvas. However, her tattooing style can’t be boxed in by labels. Jessi can really do anything that you would want. From realism to new school and mandalas to watercolor, her skillset covers almost everything. Because of this, she is usually pretty busy so don’t wait too long before you contact her.
What can we say about Doug Nedzesky that hasn’t been said about other extremely talented artists? He’s got some major skills and we love his style. When it comes to realism, Doug is your man. He has a gift of capturing the essence of whatever he is tattoing. This goes for a portrait, animal realism or abstract scenes. He is versatile and can tattoo in many styles but his animal realism is something to behold. You should reach out to Doug sooner rather than later if you want to get a tattoo from him. If you wait too long, you might have to wait for the books to open again.
Evan Void is a tattoo artist out of Philadelphia that specializes in American traditional tattooing, but it isn’t the only thing he can handle. One other fun thing that Evan does is painting his own watercolor tattoo flash for his clients and the shop. Evan has been known to knock out some other tattoos styles as well and some of these would include Japanese, biomechanical and neo traditional. If you are interested in having Evan give you a tattoo, reach out to him via email and set up a time to sit down and talk about what you want to get.
Hoode has been tattooing for over 20 years in the Philadelphia area. The work that Hoode does is beautiful and unique in it’s own way. His style is very colorful with many geometric influences mixed in with many styles. Some might even say he’s got a bit of an abstract style, but we do know that people have been getting tattooed by Hoode for years and have had nothing but great things to say about him. If this sounds like something you’d be interested in, reach out as soon as you can. Because of his popularity, Hoode’s books fill up fast so don’t wait too long.
Bobby Lockhart is a quiet guy that was born in Alabama. That being said, his work is loud. His eye catching style will have you wanting to come back for more tattoos whenever you have an opportunity. While his color work is great, he really loves to work with black & grey and kills it with script tattoos. He can surely be called a well-rounded tattoo artist and can most likely do most tattoos you are thinking of. If you want to make sure, set up a time to sit down with Bobby and talk about your options.
Paul DeMarco was born and raised in Philadelphia. He traveled around a bit, spend a lot of time in music, but never entertained the idea of tattooing even though he was interested. He was convinced by a friend to give it a try. He’s beern tattoing since 2015 and specializes in illustrative and neotraditonal tattooing even though he can do a lot of other styles as well. Much of his influence comes from anime, cartoons and comics. Anything that is cosmic, weird, funny or colorful will catch his attention so if you have an idea you’d like to get tattooed, sit down with Paul. You will enjoy the process.
Jessi Cramer is a tattoo artist that loves kick butt when she is in the roller derby. When she isn’t dominating on rollers skates, she is tattooing. She specializes in beautifully rendered and elegant fine line blackwork. She loves to work with her clients to help create a design that will last a lifetime and be loved for that long as well. She has a great attitude and if you decide to work with her, she’ll greet you with a big smile and a readiness to knock out a great tattoo. Reach out as soon as you can if you don’t want to miss the boat on this tattooing gem.
Gregory Tepper, or just Tepper to most, has been tattooing since 2012. He grew up on the coast of Connecticut and now resides in Pennsylvania where he likes to work on tattoos that range from realism to new school. This means that Tepper doesn’t box himself in when it comes to the style of tattooing that he enjoys. What he does enjoy is making his clients happy with a tattoo that they will look at everyday. Tepper doesn’t limit himself in anything he does and is always pushing the boundaries. If you want to see what this is all about, contact him and schedule a consultation.
Steve Bishov has been making his clients happy with beautiful tattoos for years now. Not only does he make great tattoos but he also is skilled in glass work. However, we are here for tattooing and if you are looking for a great piece, Steve can do it. His is proficient in almost anything you can think of but he specializes in black & grey. From realism to illustrative, there isn’t much that Steve can’t do which means that people are lining up to see him. We suggest reaching out as soon as you can if you want to make an appointment because the books will fill up fast.
Nick Panzer is a tattoo artists that primarily works out of Philadelphia. His primary styles revolve around American traditional, old school and blackwork but he is able to tattoo in other styles as well. He’s been tattoo for a few years now and does great work so if you are interested in getting a tattoo from this well rounded artist, reach out as soon as you can.
Kati Zmenkowski has been involved in art for many years and has 11 years of training in art school on her resume. This training has led to her being a well versed tattoo artist that is capable of knocking out almost any style you can think of. She has been tattooing for more tan 10 years and you can tell when you look at her portfolio. She is able to capture the essence of anything she tattoos and you can count on being very pleased with a tattoo from Kati.
Koty Nyman is an uber talented tattoo artist that specializes in color and black & grey realism. There is something to be said about a tattoo artist that is really able to capture the soul in a tattoo but if you look at his work you’ll see what we mean. His portraits are stunning and with a talent like this, you should know you’ll need to reach out far in advance to get a spot. The books are filling up fast so we suggest contacting Koty soon.
Doug Hansen currently tattoos Tuesday through Saturday. He specializes in American traditional tattooing and neotradional tattoos. However, he is capable of working in many styles. Doug is a tattoo artist that won’t stop until he makes his clients happy and if you want to know what this kind of commitment is all about, set up an appointment with him as soon as you can.
Rachael Shelly is one of the top illustrative artists in the state of Pennsylvania and maybe the eastern side of the country. She is able to capture the essence of every picture that she turns into a tattoo while keeping it playful. She loves to tattoo animals and flowers so if you have something like that in mind, Rachael might be the tattoo artist for you. She works by appointment only so if you have a question or are ready to get a tattoo, set up a consultation so you can sit down with her. Rachael works out of a clean and safe environment so you will feel comfortable while getting a great new tattoo.
Doug Hand is a tattoo artist that isn’t limited by one or two styles. He is able to work in many styles. He does great custom work and if you have an idea, Doug would love to sit down with you and work it out so you can get it tattooed on your body. He loves work with his clients to create a piece that will be loved forever. From realism to traditional, there isn’t much that can’t be done by Doug.
Alex Pereira has been in the tattoo game for a long time now and not only is he a great tattoo artist, he is also a great shop owner. He makes great tattoos, simple and plain. He doesn’t pride himself in one style of tattooing. Alex is a well-rounded tattoo artist that is able to make beautiful body art look easy. He’s also has a great attitude so when you sit down with him, you’ll not only be getting a great tattoo, but you’ll be getting some great conversation as well. Reach out for a consultation soon and don’t miss the boat on this man.
Salvatore Ffiti prides himself in creating bold and bright traditional tattoos that will stand the test of time. He would also say he is a world traveler. That being said, if you want to set up an appointment with this talented tattoo artist, you should contact him to set up a consultation. He’s been doing this a long time and we know you’ll be pleased with the outcome.
Andrew is a fine art illustrator and tattoo artist with over 15 years of professional experience. He is known for his stippling, geometric blackwork and neo traditional tattooing, but what he really loves to do is working with the illustrative tattoo style. He an artist in every sense of the work with his drawings, paintings and portraits, but much of his time is used creating beautiful body art so if you want to make sure you can get a seat, contact him to set up a consultation.