International Women's Day: Celebrating Women in the Tattoo Industry

International Women's Day: Celebrating Women in the Tattoo Industry

March 08, 2018

For International Women's Day, we wanted to take the opportunity to highlight some of the amazing female tattooers from around the globe that make this industry what it is! From fierce to feminine, traditional to realism and everything in between, these women are leaving a mark on the tattoo industry.


female tattooer
@anniefrenzel - If you've seen it once, you can recognize a piece of Annie's art from a mile away. Hailing from Germany (now traveling), her heavily saturated, colorful pieces are in a class all their own. 

female tattooers
@the.girl.with.the.matchsticks - This German tattooer is currently traveling the US with her spooky, blackwork style.

female tattooers
@sweetleas - Her signature style involves fine lines, dotwork and major detail, primarily in black and grey. 

female tattooers
@sashaunisex - Hailing from Rome, Sasha has a very distinct, colorful, painterly style.

female tattooers
@ryanashleymalarkey - As seen on Ink Masters and Ink Masters Angels, Ryan is an unforgettable tattooer whose preferred style is black and grey realism.

female tattooer
@rwhittakertattoo - Out of Essex, England, Rose is a master of bold lines and bright, color 

female tattooer
@rosehardy - Originally from New Zealand, Rose can currently be found in NYC. Her style is rich in detail, whether black and grey or color

female tattooer
@nikkisimpsontattoos - Another Ink Masters Angels star, Nikki is known for her strong lady head tattoos with crisp white details.

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@moira.ramones - A punk from the Netherlands, Moira's art style reflects her lifestyle. 

female tattooer
@miryamlumpini - A traveling tattooer from LA, you can see a love of animals and nature in Miryams tattoo imagery.

female tattooer
@michellemaddison - Michelle balances her art between realism and illustrative styles, all while maintaining beautiful color saturation. 

 
female tattooer
@lizcooktattoo - It's no secret we at InkAddict love Liz Cook. With her rich colored portraits and sunny disposition, what's not to love?

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@leonienewtattoos - This Melbourne artist has a strong traditional portfolio, full of bold lines and bright colors.

Female tattooer
@kellydotylovessoup - Another Ink Masters Angel, Kelly has a style all her own. Her portfolio boasts new-school goth imagery with contrasting bright colors and a lot of sass.

female tattooers
@krystals_tatted - Tattooing out of Texas, Krystal's style reflects nostalgic cartoons with a twist.

female tattooers
@katecollinsart - Kate's lady heads are in a class of their own. Both fierce and feminine, many reflect the punk rock/goth girl in all of us. 

female tattooers
@kadehydrated - Kadee's imagery and style depicts nostalgia and pop culture at their finest. 

female tattooer
@horutattoo - This Korean artist is well known for her tiny, minimalist designs with precise execution.

female tattooer
@hannahpixiesnow - Known for her free-flowing style of bold lines mixed with pointillism, Hannahs art is truly something to behold.

female tattooer, traditional tattooer
@giannaphillips - You may recognize some of Giannas work from InkAddict tops both past and present. We love her Traditional style!

female artists
@freeorgy - Pony's unmistakable linework style focuses primarily on the animal and natural world, with no color, and plenty of detail. 

female tattooer
@electricmartina owns Pretty Electric T/C in Sweden but travels the world with her bright traditional tattoos, leaving her mark wherever she goes.

female artist
@drewlinden This "intuitive tattooer" has a soulful traditional style you won't forget. 

female artist
@cervenafox - tattooer, model, fire dancer... Cervena does it all!

female artist
@carolinekarenine - This Parisian tattooer uses little to no color, and tons of detail that make her pieces truly one of a kind. 

female artist
@briana_buju_tattoo - Briana's love for the earth and animals comes through with her bright, fun, unique tattoo style

female artist
@anka.tattoo  - Anka's style and imagery is full of whimsy and magic, often featuring dainty lines and mythical creatures. 

female tattooer
@amandawachob It's easy to see that Amanda is a painter and artist, through and through. Her style is at home both on the human skin, and in a gallery setting.

female tattooer
@agracie - Amanda's style is a perfect blend of traditional and feminine, including floral arrangements featuring strong lines and bold colors. 

 

Who are some of your favorite female tattooers? Let us know in the comments below!



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