Here are 83 of the best Ohio tattoo artists and shops according to our research. If you think we should add anyone to the list or if you see anything that should be edited, contact us by clicking here
Cincinnati Tattoo Studio
Address: 4951 Glenway Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45238
Tattoo Profile: Welcome to Cincinnati Tattoo & Piercing, Cincinnati’s original tattoo and piercing studio. We have been offering precision tattoos and body piercing to art enthusiasts across the queen city and beyond since we first opened our doors in 1966.
Beelistic On Vine
Address: 2703 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45219
Tattoo Profile: The Original Beelistic Tattoo and Piercing was opened in 2004 when world famous tattoo artist Bee returned to his hometown of Cincinnati after a 17 year stint tattooing in San Francisco and Philadelphia. The three story shop stands just off the University of Cincinnati campus in Clifton Heights. Beelistic offers the largest selection of tattoo flash in the area, along with the option for custom tattoo work based upon your ideas. Beelistic also staffs some of the best piercers in the city, and offers the best selection of quality body jewelry in the area.
Josh Pfeifer – Cincinnati, Ohio
Jason Morgan – Cincinnati, Ohio
Jesse Keller – Akron, Ohio
Address: 315 W 4th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: (513) 381-2808
Address: 8934 OH-14, Streetsboro, OH 44241
Phone: (330) 626-9772
Tattoo Artists: Cliff, Leana
Tattoo Profile: Zebra Tattooz is a full-service tattoo and body piercing studio that is approved for your safety by the State of Ohio Health Department. We offer clean and friendly service and private booths for all tattoo and piercing customers.
Katrina Polacek – Columbus, Ohio
Red Rabbit Studio
Address: 454 W Turkeyfoot Lake Rd, Akron, OH 44319
Phone: (330) 644-8287
Tattoo Artists: Seth Rock, Banon
Tattoo Profile: We make you pretty on the outside. We’re the sweet to your sour.
Mike Prickett – Columbus, Ohio
Joe Stevens – Columbus, Ohio
Andy’s Flying Tiger Tattoo
Address: 6089 Montgomery Rd, Ste 1 Cincinnati, OH 45213
Phone: (513) 841-2653
Tattoo Profile: Conveniently located in Pleasant Ridge- just a short trip from any neighborhood in the tristate area- our experienced staff offers clean, professional tattoo work in a comfortable, hospital-sterile environment. Walk-ins and appointments alike are always welcome. Stop by and see us!
War Horse Ink
Address: 106 E Day St, Kent, OH 44240
Phone: (330) 541-0063
Tattoo Artists: Clint Marsh, Tim Sandercock, Samantha Coster, Wyatt Kibler, Elizabeth Ignatious, Lauren Callahan, Allyson Blessing, Granny Julie, Joe Rafferty
Tattoo Profile: Tattoos, Piercings, and Fine Arts. Second location for War Horse Ink originated in Ravenna Ohio. Veteran owned and supported under Clint Marsh.
One Shot Tattoo
Address: 5945 Glenway Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45238
Phone: (513) 471-5100
Ben Chambers – Columbus, Ohio
Address: 1255 North High St, Columbus, OH 43201
Phone: (614) 297-7546
Tattoo Profile: Welcome to the union of art and tattoo. Our fine art extends from the shop walls to your skin. Nobody embraces the art of tattooing more than we do. Stop by our shop today and see why we’re the best!
Brett Hoersting – Cincinnati, Ohio
Designs by Dana
Address: 4167 Hamilton Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45223
Phone: (513) 681-8871
Tattoo Profile: A family business, Dana, his wife, Dot, and son, Jason, have hand picked the additional tattooists that work along side them. This allows the shop to offer a wide variety of artistic styles. We strive not only to give the customer a great tattoo but a great experience as well. Having repeatedly won City Beat’s â€œBest Tattoo Shop,â€ Dana would like to thank our loyal customers and invite potential customers to â€œCompare the Difference.â€
J. Brett Prince – Columbus, Ohio
Mondo – Cincinnati, Ohio
Matt Barnett – Columbus, Ohio
Lock, Stock & Barrel Tattoo
Address: 80 N Hamilton Rd, Ste 3 Gahanna, OH 43230
Phone: (614) 532-5744
Tattoo Profile: Tattoo studio specializing in custom designs.
Maddie Sutton – Akron, Ohio
Long Street Collective Tattoo
Address: 120 E Long St, Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 372-5155
Tattoo Profile: We built this tattoo studio and art gallery as our inspiration. As a comfortable place to explore our creativity and push each other. We’ve surrounded ourselves with the inspiration and oddities that we like. We hope you’ll like them also.
Address: 4036 Hamilton Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45219
Tattoo Profile: Your ultimate tattoo and piercing shop! All work performed in private rooms. Walkins are always welcome but it’s never a bad idea to make an appointment to minimize any wait you may have.
Address: 2202 North High St, Columbus, OH 43201
Phone: (614) 299-9930
Tattoo Profile: Good tattoos and no arrogance.
Kyle Klippel – Akron, Ohio
Eric Starr – Akron, Ohio
Address: 825 Eastland Ave, Akron, OH 44305
Phone: (330) 733-9104
Tattoo Artists: David Schweyer, Stash
Defining Skin Tattoo
Address: 6172 Cleveland Ave, Columbus, OH 43231
Phone: (614) 899-0440
Tattoo Profile: We have a passion for working together to find unique ways to use art to express our individuality and personal freedom. We also do tattoos.
Jake Hill – Cincinnati, Ohio
Audrey Smart – Akron, Ohio
Marc Warnick – Akron, Ohio
Barber’s Electric Tattooing
Address: 129 Calhoun St, Cincinnati, OH 45219
High Street Tattoo
Address: 872 North High St, Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 294-8888
Tattoo Profile: Columbus’ luxury tattoo studio providing unparalleled service, quality and atmosphere. Come see for yourself why High Street Tattoo is the most award winning, nationally published studio in central Ohio.
Jocelyn Taylor – Cincinnati, Ohio
Jason Monteneri – Akron, Ohio
Matt Carlisle – Columbus, Ohio
Miller – Columbus, Ohio
Envy Skin Gallery
Address: 1528 Bethel Rd, Columbus, OH 43220
Phone: (614) 457-3689
Tattoo Profile: Envy Skin Gallery is committed to bringing you the highest quality tattoo experience possible. Envy is home to the most modern tattoo studio in Ohio, where the highest quality artists call home. Envy considers friendly, personal service the rule, not the exception. Envy also offers the ultimate in safety, sanitation, sterilization and education.
Rich Lajoie – Cincinnati, Ohio
Address: 335 E Cuyahoga Falls Ave, Akron, OH 44310
Phone: (330) 928-9833
Tattoo Artists: Scott Versago, Versago, Frank Miller, Brandon Houston
Tattoo Profile: Empire Ink is a CUSTOM tattoo studio, which means all you have to do is have a rough idea of what you want to get done. Our artists will then create your design to your absolute satisfaction!
American Crow Tattoo
Address: 265 Lincoln Cir Ste E Columbus, OH 43230
Phone: (614) 475-6666
Tattoo Artists: Sam Fortney, Alison Reber, David Boggins, Matthew Barnett, Nate Burns
Tattoo Profile: American Crow Tattoo is located on Lincoln Circle in Columbus. We are appointment only and don’t accept walk ins.
Haven Tattoo Gallery Cincinnati
Address: 6520 Glenway Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45211
Phone: (513) 574-8287
Short North Tattoo
Address: 1042 North High Street Columbus, OH 43201
Phone: (614) 947-0094
Tattoo Artists: Matt Carlisle, Ben Chambers, Miller, Biz, Evan English
Tattoo Profile: Custom tattooing and fine art gallery- Short North Tattoo specializes in helping clients realize their artistic vision in tattoo form. Each tattoo is drawn specifically to meet the clients original idea while still maintaining the necessary elements to make your tattoo enjoyable for a lifetime.
Dara Jo Allen – Cincinnati, Ohio
Frank Miller – Akron, Ohio
Sweet Baby Octane
Address: 1525 West 5th Avenue Columbus, OH 43212
Phone: (614) 488-1300
Tattoo Artists: Mike G., D. Willy, Rev. Dice
David Tevenal – Columbus, Ohio
La’rox Body Piercing and Tattoos
Address: 138 S Arlington St, Akron, OH 44306
Phone: (330) 434-0077
Tattoo Artists: Laman, Ashley, Terry
Tattoo Profile: La’Rox employees are happy to help you with all your tattoo and piercing needs! Appointments are available with a deposit, & walk-ins are welcome any time!
Bodystain Tattoo & Body Piercing Studio
Address: 4412 Cleveland Ave, Columbus, OH 43231
Phone: (614) 475-1090
Tattoo Profile: Bodystain was originally started in 1985. The studio has built an amazing reputation over the years, is listed as an A+ Certified business and received countless other awards.
Address: 821 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226
Phone: (513) 376-6960
Tattoo Profile: Every Tattoo Artist prefers to do custom art for each client’s tattoo. Several Artists rotate between both Locations to make sure we can provide the same high standard and quality of work in both Tattooing and Piercing.
Address: 617 Main St, Covington, KY 41011
Phone: (859) 261-8111
Tattoo Profile: Mothers Tattoo Studio has two locations in Northern Kentucky. Please visit us at our Covington location in the heart of Mainstrauss Village or at our Erlanger location on Dixie Highway.
Patrik Carter – Akron, Ohio
Scott Versago – Akron, Ohio
Joey Borger – Cincinnati, Ohio
Cap City Tattoo Co
Address: 80 Parsons Ave, Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 564-9491
Tattoo Profile: Cap City Tattoo Co. is a shop that stands out from the rest in the Columbus area. We concentrate on high standards for all of your tattoo needs. You will notice a shop that is not only clean but warm and inviting. Feel free to stop by and talk to an artist about drawing up your custom piece.
Memento Tattoo & Gallery
Address: 1453 Grandview Ave, Columbus, OH 43212
Phone: (614) 754-7228
Tattoo Profile: Memento’s artists provide a relaxed custom tattoo experience that you will rarely find in such a saturated market. Our aim is to take the intimidation and sometimes frustating element of getting tattooed and turn it into a fun and entertaining process.
Lacey Rawson – Columbus, Ohio
Matthew Barnett – Columbus, Ohio
RedTree Tattoo Gallery
Address: 1002 North 4th St, Columbus, OH 43201
Tattoo Profile: RedTree Tattoo Gallery is an all disposable, appointment only tattoo studio and art gallery. RedTree is an artistically inspiring studio located in Italian Village, just outside of downtown Columbus, Ohio. Red Tree features world-class tattoo artists and various guest artists that travel through.
Stephanie Streeter – Akron, Ohio
Assassin Tattoo Studio
Address: 1947 W Market St #110, Akron, OH 44313
Phone: (330) 983-4135
Tattoo Artists: RRich Griggs, Audrey Smart, Jesse Keller, Shaun Connolly, Kyle Klippel, Maddie Sutton, Sara Shook, Ryan Zarefross, Monti Python, Shane Sehmer
Tattoo Profile: Assassin Tattoo Studio offers a complete tattoo experience. Our artists are well versed in all styles of tattooing, from traditional to photo realism. We also specialize in covering up or bringing life to existing tattoos. At ATS you well be welcomed into a friendly clean environment.
Address: 3029 Indianola Ave, Columbus, OH 43202
Phone: (614) 262-6767
Tattoo Profile: Ihearttattoo was founded in 2011 to fulfill the growing needs of a clientele looking for more than just a tattoo. Here at ihearttattoo you will work in collaboration with professional artists in a clean, safe, and creative environment. Tattooing is a very personal and unique experience. We tattoo with the philosophy that each and every tattoo be original and exclusive to the individual.
Ryan Zarefoss – Akron, Ohio
Address: 930 Kenmore Blvd, Akron, OH 44314
Phone: (330) 745-9529
Tattoo Artists: Pony Badi
Tattoo Profile: Neverland Ink provides excellent customer service by professional artists and piercers in a friendly, sterile and safe environment.
Rich Griggs – Akron, Ohio
Haley Zontini – Columbus, Ohio
Address: 1562 Akron Peninsula Rd, Akron, OH 44313
Phone: (330) 255-1225
Tattoo Artists: Eric Starr, Danny Stacks, David Maynard, Patrik Carter
Tattoo Profile: Arkham Tattoo is a tattoo shop in Akron, Ohio and was founded in June of 2007 with the sole purpose of continuing in the East Coast tradition of solid, clean tattooing regardless of what style you require.
Artistic Expressions Tattoo & Body Piercing
Address: 113 Sunnyside St SW, Hartville, OH 44632
Phone: (330) 877-4465
Tattoo Profile: Artistic Expressions is not your stereotypical tattoo shop. I have over 15 years of professional experience in the tattoo industry. My main goal is to make all of my customers feel safe and comfortable and provide top quality services at reasonable prices.
Daniel Gray – Cincinnati, Ohio
Evolved Body Art
Address: 2520 Summit St., Columbus, OH 43201
Phone: (614) 421-4444
Tattoo Profile: Evolved Body Art offers quality body piercings and custom tattoos. Walk ins are always welcome!
Address: 2721 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45219
Phone: (513) 221-8288
Tattoo Profile: Established in August of 2008, Hybrid Image was opened with the client in mind. We specialize in color realism, portraits, and cover-ups, however we have an artist to fit any style desired. With years of combined experience and full color portfolios to show what is available, we are the best fit for all your tattoo and body piercing needs.
South Water Studios
Address: 850 S Water St, Kent, OH 44240
Phone: (330) 346-0656
Tattoo Artists: Carlos Gonzales, Wendi Koontz
Tattoo Profile: South Water Studios is a professional tattooing and art studio. Run by the husband and wife team of Carlos Gonzales and Wendi Koontz, they specialize in creating high quality custom work by appointment. They also accept walk-ins when time is available. Please contact us directly by phone or email as messenger does not work for us.
Brendan Haehnle – Cincinnati, Ohio
Tony Younce – Cincinnati, Ohio
Caleb Ledley – Columbus, Ohio
Shaun Kidd – Cincinnati, Ohio
Biggs – Columbus, Ohio
Eric Cameron – Columbus, Ohio
Evolved Body Art
Address: 1980 N High St Columbus, OH 43201
Phone: (614) 947-1151
Tattoo Artists: Matt Barnett, Chris Churchill, Jake Brentzel, Jeremy Seese, Brandon Rochelle, Joe Williams
Tattoo Profile: Evolved Body Art offers quality body piercings and custom tattoos. Walk ins are always welcome!
Blake Hall – Columbus, Ohio
Ohio has a rich tattoo history. Featuring shops such as Empire Ink, Artistic Expressions Tattoo, Arkham Tattoo, Short North Tattoo, Memento Tatoo, Sweet Baby Octane, and Envy Skin Gallery, Ohio is a state full of talented artists with many great shops in a variety of cities. With a population of around 11.5 million, there are lots of potential customers for the parlors in this state. Yelp currently lists over 825 different shops when searching for “tattoo” in Ohio. Google Places lists around 1050 different tattoo shops in Ohio, which shows how competitive the state truly is. Evolved Tattoo currently boasts one of the best selection of artists in the area, featuring Andy Ringo, Lars, Matt Barnett, Anna Banana, Chris Churchill, Katrina, Oliver Martinez, Joe Schmo, Stacey Hill, Joe Stevens, Chad, Chris Borchik, and Mike Prickett. 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.
Most Popular Tattoo Styles
American Traditional, Biomechanical, Celtic, Cover Up, Japanese, New School, Photo Realism, Polynesian, Portrait, Watercolor, Script, Floral, Geometric, Black & Grey, 3D, Black & White, Tribal, Animal, Mandala, White Ink, Sacred Geometry, Trash Polka, Vegan