Here are 52 of the best Virginia 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
Canada – Norfolk, Virginia
Cliff Evans – Virginia Beach, VA
Tattoo Styles: Realism, Portrait, Custom
Otzi Tattoo Agency
Address: 1130 Boissevain Ave, Norfolk, VA 23507
Phone: (757) 502-8666
Tattoo Artists: Sean Karn, Matti Hixson, Jaimeson Trocheck, Brandon Glass
Tattoo Profile: Otzi Tattoo Agency is a custom tattoo parlor that is located in the Chelsea Business District, West Ghent Norfolk Virginia. We specialize in custom tattoos. Visit our shop if you are interested in body art from one of our artists.
Fred Pinckard – Richmond, Virginia
Fable Tattoo Gallery
Address: 3202 W Cary St Richmond, VA 23221
Phone: (804) 278-8700
Tattoo Artists: Daniel Farren, Will Gonzalez, Barham Williams, Clutch
Tattoo Profile: Carytown, RVA’s custom tattoo shop and art gallery. Whether you’re wanting a large scale custom piece, or simply a little walk-in, our guys have you covered. We’re now booking, so shoot us a message if you’d like to get in, or just come say hi and check out the gallery any time.
Lucky 13 Tattoo
Address: 1800 W Broad St Richmond, VA 23220
Phone: (804) 358-2012
Tattoo Artists: Brad Buehrle, Robert Knox, Bryan Buehrle, Abel Killian, Lantz Fisk, Travis Wasko, Jerry Watelski, Big Daddy Jaz, Angel Quinonez, Edmond Vayo, Chris Wilson, Sara Bell
Tattoo Profile: Since opening its doors over 10 years ago Lucky 13 has offered high quality tattoos and piercings to Richmond locals and visitors alike. Here, you do not have to sacrifice quality to fit your budget. We pride ourselves to be a coalition of talented and versatile artists who can help you express yourself no matter what your idea may be.
Katie Davis – Richmond, Virginia
Address: 1158 Wilkinson Rd Richmond, VA 23227
Phone: (804) 264-8002
Tattoo Artists: Jason Hobbie, Willie Kirby, Maria Inoue
Tattoo Profile: Walk-in and appointment tattooing.
Heroes & Ghosts
Address: 3035 W Cary St Richmond, VA 23221
Phone: (804) 342-0042
Tattoo Artists: Ish, Josh Richey, Jess Versus, Mitchell Canter, Nick Barnett, Dylan Mott
Tattoo Profile: We tattoo any style you can think of and are only limited to your imagination.
Marshall Sinclair – Norfolk, Virginia
Address: 1540 Azalea Garden Rd, Ste G Norfolk, VA 23502
Phone: (757) 857-4465
Tattoo Artists: George Goss, Amy Boone, Barry Huffman, Tattman Street
Tattoo Profile: We have very talented artists working here, and between them they can certainly cover all of your tattooing needs! Our team is fully equipped to tattoo any style you could ever want, and execute it beautifully. We are also one of the last remaining true street shops, meaning we do take walk-ins every day, as well as take appointments.
Josh Autrey – Richmond, Virginia
Gabriel Cece – Norfolk, Virginia
Address: 6106 Jahnke Rd Richmond, VA 23225
Phone: (804) 233-8783
Tattoo Artists: Tony Amundson, Scott Calcaterra, Jesse Vardaro, Matt Grosso, Don Sellers
Tattoo Profile: Whether you are looking for a huge, custom back piece, a tribal armband, or a petite little flower, we’ve got you covered. Stop on in and hang out.
Josh Richey – Richmond, Virginia
World Famous BHS Ink
Address: 3513 Virginia Beach Blvd Virginia Beach, VA 23454
Phone: (757) 486-8286
Tattoo Artists: Ryan Anderson, Joe Hitt, Dre Muntes, Nick DeGenova
Tattoo Profile: Our goal is to provide a high quality service in a safe, sterile, and comfortable environment for anyone wanting to get a new tatto or piercing.
Charlie Jones – Richmond, Virginia
Jess Versus – Richmond, Virginia
Red 5 Tattoo
Address: 829 Lynnhaven Pkwy #121, Virginia Beach, VA 23452
Phone: (757) 644-6484
Tattoo Artists: Brett Spickard, Carl Fuchs, Chris Garcia, Chris Stoll, Jason Adkins, Martin Buechler, Rob Beresford
Tattoo Profile: Red 5 is a tattoo studio located in the heart of Virginia Beach, VA and Hampton Roads. Award winning artists for every style of tattooing.
Lucy Lou – Norfolk, Virginia
Sara Bell – Richmond, Virginia
The Independence Tattoo
Address: 1764 Independence Blvd. Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455
Phone: (757) 351-1350
Tattoo Artists: Jon Sillyman, Patrick Loud, Jeff Malota, Armand Felton, Justin Britt, Taylor Riley, Nick Vega, Chris Fitch, Navada Smith, Mandy Malbon, Ryan Anderson, Anna Ramirez, Carson Ellen, Chris Settles, Marena Coppola, Angel Caraballo, Iron Palm Pudge, Ed Alvarado
Tattoo Profile: Virginia Beaches newest tattoo parlor. Over 50 years of combined artist experience specializing in classic, bold, tattoos that last a lifetime!
James Rivera – Norfolk, Virginia
Matt Brotka – Richmond, Virginia
Nikki Canady – Norfolk, Virginia
Ish – Richmond, Virginia
Address: 819 W Cary St Richmond, VA 23220
Phone: (804) 643-3779
Tattoo Artists: Fred Pinckard, Katie Davis, Matt Brotka, Josh Autrey, Nate Moretti
Address: 3795 Bonney Rd Virginia Beach, VA 23452
Phone: (757) 275-9391
Tattoo Artists: Dave Lukeson, Bennett Edwards, Jamie Cary, Robert Beck, Sean Green, Ryan Mallory, Draya Penso
Tattoo Profile: A premier tattoo studio in Hampton Roads where each customer is offered a unique experience, simply due to the interaction between the artist and the customer.
Saunders Custom Tattoo
Address: 10158 W Broad St Glen Allen, VA 23060
Phone: (804) 270-6012
Tattoo Artists: Brandon Saunders, Josh Shortridge, John Lindblad
Tattoo Profile: We are a tattoo shop located in the West End of Richmond, Va. Our artists have experience in many different styles of tattooing, from American traditional to Japanese to black and gray. Whether it’s custom work or flash designs, we’re happy to work with any idea you might have. Walk-ins always welcome.
Mike Boone – Norfolk, Virginia
All About You Tattoo
Address: 6856 Midlothian Tpke Ste 104 Richmond, VA 23225
Phone: (804) 495-8658
Tattoo Artists: Diana Burkholder, Mia Abele, Graciela Diaz, Raine Lanno
Tattoo Profile: We offer custom black and grey, bright color – girly to gore…we do it all! Friendly, comfortable atmosphere with reasonable prices. Stop by and get a tattoo or consult with an artist to design the tattoo you will be proud to wear.
Ashly Hutchens – Richmond, Virginia
Carl Huggins – Norfolk, Virginia
River City Tattoo Co
Address: 1128 N Blvd Richmond, VA 23230
Phone: (804) 359-5252
Tattoo Artists: Charlie Jones, Zac Vining, Adam McKown, Adam Marton, Ashly Hutchens, Jason Talbot
Tattoo Profile: River City Tattoo Company is Virginia’s premiere tattoo and piercing studio.
Kevin Baker – Norfolk, Virginia
Fuzion Ink Tattoo – Norfolk, Virginia
Address: 729 Granby St, Norfolk, Virginia 23510
Phone: (757) 226-9840
Tattoo Artists: Richard Verville, Lon Bennett, Vinnie Smith, Brian Stringer, Tony Nucklez, Mike P-Dex Poindexter
Tattoo Profile: Established in 2007, Fuzion Ink Tattoo & Body Piercing Studio is one of the top award winning studios in the Hampton Roads area and the first to operate legally in the City of Norfolk in over 55 years! With a refreshingly unique atmosphere, our first-class studio is unrivaled in style and quality. With over 4,000 sqft of creative space, the first-time collector or the long-time enthusiast can appreciate this professional and clean upscale environment.
Travis Wasko – Richmond, Virginia
Tattoo Artists: Clutch
Tattoo Profile: I have been tattooing for the past 18 years throughout my military career. In 2009 I began studying under some incredible artists in Hawaii and learned a whole new art form, polynesian tattooing. I came back home to Virginia and have been tattooing in various Richmond shops. I can create a custom work of art for you or rework an old piece if you so desire.
Anthony French – Norfolk, Virginia
Ocean Mystique’s Ink Gallery
Address: 2100 Monticello Ave Norfolk, VA 23517
Phone: (757) 625-4658
Tattoo Artists: AJ Gavin, Matthew Luettger, Randy Stout, Brandon Campbell, Shannon Stoner, Mike Rickards, Joe Weber, Tony Riccio, Keith Maynard
Tattoo Profile: Premier Body Piercing and Tattooing in the gateway to Ghent. Custom tattoos, flash, & cover-ups.
Mitchell Canter – Richmond, Virginia
Loose Screw Tattoo
Address: 3313 W Cary St Richmond, VA 23221
Phone: (804) 342-1981
Tattoo Artists: Chris Jenkins, Nick Mitchell, Sabrina Elliotte, Jason Stephan, Jesse Smith
Tattoo Profile: Loose Screw Tattoo is a high quality, custom tattoo studio, located in Richmond, Virginia’s very own Carytown. The artists which represent Loose Screw Tattoo have been featured in over 60 national and international magazines, have won over 50 awards for their work and have over 50 years of cumulative experience.
Don Sellers – Richmond, Virginia
Mike Poindexte – Norfolk, Virginia
Taylor Morrison – Norfolk, Virginia
Matti Hixson – Norfolk, Virginia
Randy Stout – Norfolk, Virginia
Mattlock Lopes – Norfolk, Virginia
Nate Moretti – Richmond, Virginia
Noah Fiel – Richmond, Virginia
Address: 220 West Broad Street Richmond, VA 23220
Tattoo Artists: Teresa Sharpe, Erin Chance, Geary Morrill, William Volz, Jessie Rae Brennan, William Van, Doomkitten
Tattoo Profile: Erin Chance and Teresa Sharpe have come together to form the art collective known as “Unkindness”. Come follow us as we travel the world and create some wonderful pieces of art.
Studio Evolve Tattoo
Address: 512 S Independence Blvd, Ste 200 Virginia Beach, VA 23452
Phone: (757) 497-1865
Tattoo Profile: Studio evoLve is all about evolution, which to us means moving forward through experimentation, education and pushing limits. We wish to combine our artwork with the way the shop looks and feels in order to better the client’s experience in our environment. Providing excellent tattooing in a comfortable space is essential to a positive client experience.
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