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2024 Motif RI Tattoo Awards

Save the date! Come out to Narragansett Brewery for our Tattoo Awards spotlighting the best in local tattoo talent. Expect live tattooing, free Hi Neighbor tatts, raffles, an awards ceremony, a tattoo model contest, and as always, some surprises! Hosted by season 2 “Ink Masters” winner Steven Tefft of 12 Tattoos studio, with other “Ink Masters” contestant cameos. 

Voting is open! Click HERE to vote. Voting ends April 17th.

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ANIMAL 
Tara D’Agostino, Iron Lion Tattoo
Sammie Amodie, Phoenix Tattoo
Tony Asian, Irish Rose Tattoo
Angel Camacho, Troubled Soul & Company
Amie Connors, Beautiful Ink Tattoos
Nicole DeRoy, Acme Ink Tattoo Studio
Marc Milici, Troubled Soul & Company
India Scott, Troubled Soul & Company
Ry Smith, Secret Beach Tattoo


ANIME
Jay Blackburn, Powerline Tattoo
Emily Bonney, Beautiful Ink Tattoos
Corinne Clapper, Inflicting Ink Tattoo
Rob Cornell, Irish Rose Tattoo
Tina Lugo, Black Cherry Tattoo
Emily Parker, Sacred Traditions Tattoo
Joshua CJG Robinson, Gallerie Nomad
Sunny Ruiz, F.I.N.A.O. Ink Tattoo Company


BLACK AND GRAY
Greg Ash, Hold Steady Tattoo
Emily Bonney, Beautiful Ink Tattoos
Michelle Carter, 1001 Troubles Tattoo
Corinne Clapper, Inflicting Ink Tattoo
Amie Connors, Beautiful Ink Tattoos
Tara D’Agostino, Iron Lion Tattoo
Jeff Langevin, Blackstone Tattoo Company
Tina Lugo, Black Cherry
Michael Martin, Altered Images Tattoo Studio
Joshua CJG Robinson, Gallerie Nomad
India Scott, Troubled Soul & Company
Rachel WS, Rachel WS Fine Art Tattoos


BLACK AND GRAY WITH COLOR
Emily Bonney, Beautiful Ink Tattoos
Michelle Carter, 1001 Troubles Tattoo
Corey Creamer, Acme Ink Tattoo
Theo Desjardin, Anchored In Flesh Piercings and Tattoos
Calvin Gonzalez, Ruthless Ink
Marc Milici, Troubled Soul & Company
Luis Sanchez, Cloud 9 Tattoo Company


BLACKWORK
Jen Bierola, Rocky Shores Tattoo Company
Nicole DeRoy, Acme Ink Tattoo Studio
Ryan Dowden, Renaissance Tattoo Studio
Sal Garcia, Unicorn Ink
Chrystal Santos, Eclectic Body Art & Healing Studio
Sarah Sherman, Rhodeside Tattoo
Rhiannon Spaziano, Phoenix Tattoo
Rob Young, Altered Images Tattoo Studio


CHARACTER
Greg Ash, Hold Steady
Tony Asian, Irish Rose Tattoo
Michelle Carter, 1001 Troubles Tattoo
Giulia Davis, Blackstone Tattoo Company
Nicole DeRoy, Acme Ink Tattoo Studio
Theo Desjardin, Anchored In Flesh Piercings &         Tattoos
Kat Devaney, Renaissance Tattoo  
Ryan Dowden, Renaissance Tattoo Studio
Nicole Fenoff, Beautiful Ink Tattoos
Michael Martin, Altered Images Tattoo Studio
Joshua CJG Robinson, Gallerie Nomad
Luis Sanchez, Cloud 9 Tattoo Company 
Ry Smith, Secret Beach Tattoo


COLOR
Tony Asian, Irish Rose Tattoo
Jay Blackburn, Powerline Tattoo
Michelle Carter, 1001 Troubles Tattoo
Corinne Clapper, Inflicting Ink Tattoo
Amie Connors, Beautiful Ink Tattoos
Rob Cornell, Irish Rose Tattoo
Nicole Fenoff, Beautiful Ink Tattoos
Sal Garcia, Unicorn Ink
Jeff Langevin, Blackstone Tattoo Company
Tina Lugo, Black Cherry Tattoo
India Scott, Troubled Soul & Company


COVER UP
Jen Bierola, Rocky Shores Tattoo Company
Angel Camacho, Troubled Soul & Company
Corey Creamer, Acme Ink Tattoo
Nicole Fenoff, Beautiful Ink Tattoos
Jeff Langevin, Blackstone Tattoo Company
Joey Moreira, Cloud 9 Tattoo Company
Luis Sanchez, Cloud 9 Tattoo Company
Chrystal Santos, Eclectic Body Art & Healing Studio
India Scott, Troubled Soul & Company
Rod St. Onge, Altered Images Tattoo Studio
Rob Young, Altered Images Tattoo Studio


FLOWER
Sammie Amodie, Phoenix Tattoo
Greg Ash, Hold Steady Tattoo
Theo Desjardin, Anchored In Flesh Piercings & Tattoos
Calvin Gonzalez, Ruthless Ink
Ashley Joslin, Iron Hand Tattoo
Sunny Ruiz, F.I.N.A.O. Ink Tattoo Company
Chrystal Santos, Eclectic Body Art & Healing Studio
Rob Young, Altered Images Tattoo Studio


GEOMETRIC
Greg Ash, Hold Steady Tattoo
Theo Desjardin, Anchored In Flesh Piercings & Tattoos
Kat Devaney, Renaissance Tattoo Studio
Ashley Joslin, Iron Hand Tattoo
Michael Martin, Altered Images Tattoo Studio
Marc Milici, Troubled Soul & Company
Joey Moreira, Cloud 9 Tattoo Company
Sarah Sherman, Rhodeside Tattoo
SKULLS
Emily Bonney, Beautiful Ink Tattoos
Corey Creamer, Acme Ink Tattoo
Ryan Dowden, Renaissance Tattoo Studio
Ghiana Marinosci, Eclectic Body Art & Healing Studio
Michael Martin, Altered Images Tattoo Studio
Marc Milici, Troubled Soul & Company
Joey Moreira, Cloud 9 Tattoo Company


MYTHOLOGICAL
Sammie Amodie, Phoenix Tattoo
Angel Camacho, Troubled Soul & Company
Nicole Fenoff, Beautiful Ink Tattoos
Ashley Joslin, Iron Hand Tattoo
Ghiana Marinosci, Eclectic Body Art & Healing Studio
Sunny Ruiz, F.I.N.A.O. Ink Tattoo Company
Rachel WS, Rachel WS Fine Art Tattoos


NEOTRADITIONAL 
Rob Cornell, Irish Rose Tattoo
Kat Devaney, Renaissance Tattoo Studio
Calvin Gonzalez, Ruthless Ink
Ashley Joslin, Iron Hand Tattoo
Emily Parker, Sacred Traditions Tattoo
Ry Smith, Secret Beach Tattoo
Rod St. Onge, Altered Images Tattoo Studio
Jess Talbot, Witching Hour Tattoo


NEW SCHOOL
Jen Bierola, Rocky Shores Tattoo Company
Jay Blackburn, Powerline Tattoo
Corey Creamer, Acme Ink
Nicole Fenoff, Beautiful Ink Tattoos
Joshua CJG Robinson, Gallerie Nomad
India Scott, Troubled Soul Tattoo


OTHER
Sammie Amodie, Phoenix Tattoo
Rob Cornell, Irish Rose Tattoo
Calvin Gonzalez, Ruthless Ink
Joey Moreira, Cloud 9 Tattoo Company
Emily Parker, Sacred Traditions Tattoo
Luis Sanchez, Cloud 9 Tattoo Company
Sarah Sherman, Rhodeside Tattoo
Rhiannon Spaziano, Phoenix Tattoo
Rachel WS, Rachel WS Fine Art Tattoos


PORTRAIT
Michelle Carter, 1001 Troubles Tattoo
Corey Creamer, Acme Ink
Giulia Davis, Blackstone Tattoo Company
Calvin Gonzalez, Ruthless Ink
Chrystal Santos, Eclectic Body Art & Healing Studio
Rod St. Onge, Altered Images Tattoo Studio
Rob Young, Altered Images Tattoo Studio


TRADITIONAL
Rob Cornell, Irish Rose Tattoo
Nicole DeRoy, Acme Ink Tattoo Studio
Sal Garcia, Unicorn Ink
Jeff Langevin, Blackstone Tattoo Company
Michael Martin, Altered Images Tattoo Studio
Emily Parker, Sacred Traditions Tattoo
Rod St. Onge, Altered Images Tattoo Studio
Jess Talbot, Witching Hour Tattoo
Rob Young, Altered Images Tattoo Studio


TYPOGRAPHY / CALLIGRAPHY
Tony Asian, Irish Rose Tattoo
Jen Bierola, Rocky Shores Tattoo Company
Emily Bonney, Beautiful Ink Tattoos
Theo Desjardin, Anchored In Flesh Piercings & Tattoos
Kat Devaney, Renaissance Tattoo  
Marc Milici, Troubled Soul & Company
Joshua CJG Robinson, Gallerie Nomad
Chrystal Santos, Eclectic Body Art & Healing Studio
Rod St. Onge, Altered Images Tattoo Studio


SPLIT FACES
Tony Asian, Irish Rose Tattoo
Giulia Davis, Blackstone Tattoo Company 
Nicole DeRoy, Acme Ink Tattoo Studio
Ryan Dowden, Renaissance Tattoo Studio
India Scott, Troubled Soul & Company
Sarah Sherman, Rhodeside Tattoo


SCAR CAMOUFLAGE
Sammie Amodie, Phoenix Tattoo
Amie Connors, Beautiful Ink
Kristen Lanctot, Beautiful Ink
Rachel WS, Rachel WS Fine Art Tattoos


LINEWORK
Sammie Amodie, Phoenix Tattoo
Jen Bierola, Rocky Shores Tattoo Company
Emily Bonney, Beautiful Ink Tattoos
Corinne Clapper, Inflicting Ink Tattoo
Giulia Davis, Blackstone Tattoo Company
Ryan Dowden, Renaissance Tattoo Studio
Sal Garcia, Unicorn Ink
Tina Lugo, Black Cherry Tattoo
Joey Moreira, Cloud 9 Tattoo Company
Joshua CJG Robinson, Gallerie Nomad
Luis Sanchez, Cloud 9 Tattoo Company

For more local ink, check out last year’s awards here: