2023 RI Tattoo Awards


And the winners are …

See our event recap and profiles of these winners now!

Joey Moreira-Typography, Favorite Skull & Overall Winner

Rachel WS-Overall Cover

Amie Connors-Line Work/Black Work

Tara D’Agostino-Overall Black and Grey

Corey Creamer-Black and Grey w/Color, Judges Pick Traditional

Gabriel De Jesus-Geometric

Alyssa Cavallo-Traditional

Jay Blackburn-Character, Anime

Rodney St. Onge-Animal

Kristen Lanctot-Cover Up

India Vaugn-Judge’s Pick Skull

Nicole DeRoy-Judge’s Pick Black Work

Angel Camacho-Judge’s Pick Black and Grey Angel

Motif’s RI Tattoo Awards returned on April 18! Over 100 local artists and fans joined in celebrating the tattoo art of Rhode Island. The event took place once again at Narragansett Brewery in PVD. The night included “Ink Master” season two winner Steven Tefft, competitor LT, BettySioux Tailor, an awards ceremony, live judging of human canvases, raffles, local artwork, live music and FREE “Hi Neighbor” tattoos! Sponsored by R1 Indoor Karting and Narragansett Brewery.

No matter who won in each category, we feel it’s important to recognize and appreciate just how much creativity, vitality and talent is represented in our area.

See the FB event page