Awards

2015

  • 2015 Voted Seattle’s best by Seattle Weekly Reader’s Poll
  • 2015 National Tattoo Association Orlando Best Colored Design Sheet (Aaron Bell)
  • 2015 National Tattoo Association Orlando Nicest Tattoo Studio

2014

  • 2014 Le Mondial du Tatouage Paris France 3rd place best black and grey (Aaron Bell)
  • 2014 Portland Tattoo Expo 2nd place Best Back (Aaron Bell)
  • 2014 Three Rivers Tattoo Convention WA 1st place Best Large Color Tattoo (John Fitzgerald)

2013

  • 2013 Party in Paradise Tattoo Convention Philippines 2nd and 3rd Place Best Traditional Tattoo (Clark Kent)
  • 2013 R.J. Rosini Award for positive contibutions to tattooing & the tattoo community (Aaron Bell)
  • 2013 Virginia Beach Tattoo Festival 3rd Place Best Traditional Tattoo (Aaron Bell)
  • 2013 National Tattoo Convention SD Nicest Studio
  • 2013 National Tattoo Convention Colored Design Sheet Award (Aaron Bell)

2012

  • 2012 New York City Tattoo Convention Best Colored Design Sheet (Aaron Bell)
  • 2012 National Tattoo Convention Cincinnati Nicest Studio Award
  • 2012 National Tattoo Convention Cincinnati Artist Choice Best Traditional Tattoo (Aaron Bell)
  • 2012 National Tattoo Convention Cincinnati People’s Choice Best Traditional Tattoo (Aaron Bell)
  • 2012 National Tattoo Convention Cincinnati Best Colored Design Sheet (Aaron Bell)
  • 2012 National Tattoo Convention Cincinnati Elizabeth Weinzirl Award, Tattoo Enthusiast of the Year (Melissa Bell)
  • 2012 Three Rivers Tattoo Convention 2nd place small Black and Grey (Honest Jon)
  • 2012 Washington DC Tattoo Expo Best Backpiece (Andrea Ottlewski)
  • 2012 King 5 Best of Western Washington Best Tattoo & Piercing Studio
  • 2012 Seattle Tattoo Expo 1st Place Best Backpiece (Kiwi Matt)

2011

  • 2011 DC Tattoo Arts Expo Best Female Sleeve (Aaron Bell)
  • 2011 DC Tattoo Arts Expo 1st Place Best Oriental Piece (Aaron Bell)
  • 2011 DC Tattoo Arts Expo 2nd Place Best Oriental Piece (Aaron Bell)
  • 2011 Ta Moko Tattoo Convention Auckland New Zealand Best Back (Kiwi Matt)

2010

  • 2010 New York City Tattoo Convention 3rd Place Best Color Tattoo (Aaron Bell)
  • 2010 National Tattoo Association Seattle Nicest Tattoo Studio
  • 2010 National Tattoo Association Seattle Best Black and White Design Sheet (Aaron Bell)
  • 2010 National Tattoo Association Seattle Best Colored Design Sheet (Aaron Bell)
  • 2010 National Tattoo Association Seattle Best Most Realistic Tattoo People’s choice (Aaron Bell)
  • 2010 National Tattoo Association Seattle Best Portrait People’s choice (Aaron Bell)
  • 2010 National Tattoo Association Seattle Best Large Tattoo Artist’s choice (John Fitzgerald
  • 2010 National Tattoo Association Seattle Best Black and Grey Backpiece People’s choice (Aaron Bell)
  • 2010 National Tattoo Association Seattle Best Black and Grey Backpiece Artist’s choice (Aaron Bell)
  • 2010 National Tattoo Association Seattle Best Sleeve People’s choice (Aaron Bell)
  • 2010 National Tattoo Association Seattle Best Sleeve Artist’s choice (Aaron Bell)
  • 2010 National Tattoo Association Seattle Best Overall Tattooed Female Artist’s choice (Aaron Bell)
  • 2010 National Tattoo Association Seattle Best Tattooist (Aaron Bell)
  • 2010 Citysearch Seattle Best Tattoo & Piercing Studio
  • 2010 Seattle Weekly Best Tattoo & Piercing Studio

2009

  • 2009 Seattle Citysearch Best Tattoo & Piercing Studio
  • 2009 Auckland Tattoo Convention (New Zealand) 1st Place Color Leg Female (Kiwi Matt)

2008

  • 2008 National Tattoo Association Terry Wrigley Award (Aaron Bell)
  • 2008 New York City First Place Best Color Design Sheet (Aaron Bell)
  • 2008 Styrian Austria Tattoo Convention 1st Place Best Small Tattoo (Aaron Bell)
  • 2008 Styrian Austria Tattoo Convention 1st Place Best Black and Grey (Aaron Bell)
  • 2008 Seattle Tattoo Convention 1st Place Best Traditional (Aaron Bell)
  • 2008 Seattle Tattoo Convention 2nd Place Best Traditional (Aaron Bell)
  • 2008 Seattle Tattoo Convention 3rd Place Small Black and Grey (Andrea Ottlewski)
  • 2008 King 5 Best of Western Washingtion Best Tattoo & Piercing Studio
  • 2008 Seattle Weekly Best Tattoo & Piercing Studio

2007

  • 2007 National Tattoo Association Seattle Nicest Tattoo Studio
  • 2007 National Tattoo Association Seattle Best Fine Art Award (Aaron Bell)
  • 2007 National Tattoo Association Seattle Best Traditional Tattoo Artist’s Choice (Aaron Bell)
  • 2007 National Tattoo Association Seattle Best Black and Grey Tattoo People’s Choice (Aaron Bell)
  • 2007 National Tattoo Association Seattle Best Black and Grey Tattoo Artist’s Choice (Aaron Bell)
  • 2007 National Tattoo Association Seattle Most Realistic Tattoo People’s Choice (Aaron Bell)
  • 2007 National Tattoo Association Seattle Best Portrait People’s Choice (Aaron Bell)
  • 2007 National Tattoo Association Seattle Best Portrait Artist’s Choice (Aaron Bell)
  • 2007 National Tattoo Association Seattle Best Unique Tattoo People’s Choice (Aaron Bell)
  • 2007 National Tattoo Association Seattle Best Unique Tattoo Artist’s Choice (Aaron Bell)
  • 2007 National Tattoo Association Seattle Best Large Tattoo People’s Choice (Aaron Bell)
  • 2007 National Tattoo Association Seattle Best Black and Grey Backpiece People’s Choice (Aaron Bell)
  • 2007 National Tattoo Association Seattle Best Black and Grey Backpiece Artist’s Choice (Aaron Bell)
  • 2007 National Tattoo Association Seattle Best Colored Backpiece People’s Choice (Aaron Bell)
  • 2007 National Tattoo Association Seattle Best Colored Backpiece Artist’s Choice (Aaron Bell)
  • 2007 National Tattoo Association Seattle Best Colored Design Sheet (Aaron Bell)
  • 2007 National Tattoo Association Seattle Best Sleeve Tattoo Artist’s Choice (Aaron Bell)
  • 2007 New York City Tattoo Convention 1st Place Black and Grey Piece (Aaron Bell)
  • 2007 Citysearch Seattle Best Tattoo & Piercing Studio
  • 2007 Seattle Weekly Seattle Best Tattoo & Piercing Studio
  • 2007 New York City Tattoo Convention 1st Place Best Colored Flash (Aaron Bell)
  • 2007 National Tattoo Association Seattle Best Traditional Tattoo Artist’s Choice (Josh Schwegel)
  • 2007 National Tattoo Association Seattle Best Traditional Tattoo People’s Choice (JoshSchwegel)
  • 2007 National Tattoo Association Seattle Best Colored Backpiece Artist’s Choice (Andrea)
  • 2007 National Tattoo Association Seattle Best Sleeve Artist’s Choice (Andrea)
  • 2007 Seattle Tattoo Expo 2nd Place small Black and Grey (Aaron Bell)
  • 2007 Seattle Tattoo Expo 2nd Place Best Leg (Aaron Bell)
  • 2007 Skin N Steel Expo Large Color 1st Place (John Fitzgerald)
  • 2007 Skin N Steel Expo Sleeve 1st Place (John Fitzgerald)
  • 2007 Skin N Steel Expo Sleeve 2nd Place (John Fitzgerald)
  • 2007 Aberdeen Tattoo Convention (Scotland) 1st Place Celtic Tattoo (Kiwi Matt)

2006

  • 2006 Seattle Weekly Best Tattoo & Piercing Studio
  • 2006 City Search Seattle Best Tattoo & Piercing Studio

2005

  • 7th annual Heart of America Tattoo Festival (Davenport IA), 1st Place Best Medium Sized Tattoo (Aaron Bell)
  • 7th annual Heart of America Tattoo Festival (Davenport IA), 3rd Place Best Medium Sized Tattoo (Aaron Bell)
  • 2005 National Tattoo Association convention(Miami Fla), Fine Art Award (Aaron Bell)
  • 2005 National Tattoo Association convention(Miami Fla), People’s Choice Best Portrait (Aaron Bell)
  • 2005 National Tattoo Association convention(Miami Fla), Artists Choice Best Portrait (Aaron Bell)
  • 2005 National Tattoo Association convention(Miami Fla), Best Cover Up (Aaron Bell)
  • 2005 Seattle Weekly Best Tattoo & Piercing Studio

2004

  • 2004 New York City Tattoo Convention, 1st Runner Up Best Black and Grey Flash (Aaron Bell)
  • 2004 New York City Tattoo Convention, Best Tattoo of The Day (Saturday) (Aaron Bell)
  • 2004 National Tattoo Association(Reno), Artists Choice Best Sleeve(Aaron Bell)
  • 2004 Tampa Bay Tattoo Festival, 1st Place Best Color Flash (Aaron Bell)
  • 2004 Motor City Tattoo Expo, 1st place Best Black and Grey Flash (Aaron Bell)
  • 2004 Texas Tattoo Revival, Best Black and Grey Flash (Aaron Bell)
  • 2004 LA Body Art Expo, Tattoo of the Day (Aaron Bell)
  • 2004 Derby State of the Art Tattoo Convention (England) 1st Place Small Color (Kiwi Matt)

2003

  • 2003 Mario Barth’s Golden Star Award from ‘Biggest Tattoo Show on Earth’, Best New School Tattoo Artist (Aaron Bell)
  • 2003 New York City Tattoo Convention, 2nd Place Best Black & White Tattoo (Aaron Bell)
  • 2003 Artistry in Ink (Anaheim, CA), 3rd Place Portrait (Aaron Bell)
  • 2003 National Tattoo Association (St. Louis Convention), Artist’s Choice, Best Portrait Tattoo (Aaron Bell)
  • 2003 LA Body Art Expo, 3rd Place Best Portrait (Aaron Bell)
  • 2003 National Tattoo Association (St. Louis Convention), Nicest Studio Award
  • 2003 Biggest Tattoo Show on Earth (New Jersey), 1st Place Black and Grey Flash (Aaron Bell)

2002

  • 2002 National Tattoo Convention (Philadelphia, PA), Fine Art Award (Aaron Bell)
  • 2002 National Tattoo Convention (Philadelphia, PA), People’s Choice Portrait Tattoo Award (Aaron Bell)
  • 2002 Hell City Tattoo Festival, 1st Place Best Portrait (Aaron Bell)
  • 2002 Tattoo Tour (Minneapolis), 3rd Place Best Black & Grey Tattoo (Aaron Bell)
  • 2002 Tattoo the Earth (Oakland, CA), 3rd Place Portrait (Aaron Bell)
  • 2002 Tattoo the Earth (Chicago), 2nd Place Realistic (Aaron Bell)
  • 2002 Biggest Tattoo Show on Earth (New Jersey), 1st Place Color Flash (Aaron Bell)
  • 2002 Seattle Weekly Best Tattoo & Piercing Studio

2001

  • 2001 Kansas Tattooing & Body Piercing Festival, 1st Place Best Portrait with Picture-Female (Aaron Bell)
  • 2001 Steel and Skin, Most Realistic Portrait (Aaron Bell)
  • 2001 Idaho Tattoo Association, Best Booth
  • 2001 Artistry in Ink (Long Beach, CA), 1st Place Portrait (Aaron Bell)
  • 2001 Kansas Tattooing and Body Piercing Festival, Best Portrait with Picture (Aaron Bell)
  • 2001 Inkslinger’s Ball (Hollywood, CA), 2nd Place Portrait (Aaron Bell)
  • 2001 Biggest Tattoo Show on Earth (New Jersey), 1st Place Black and Grey Flash (Aaron Bell)
  • 2001 Biggest Tattoo Show on Earth (New Jersey), 1st Place Color Flash (Aaron Bell)
  • 2001 Tattoo the Earth (Massachusetts), 1st Place Color Flash (Aaron Bell)
  • 2001 National Tattoo Association (Reno), Best Black and Grey Flash (Aaron Bell)
  • 2001 Kansas Tattooing and Body Piercing Festival, Best Color Flash (Aaron Bell)
  • 2001 Seattle Weekly Best Tattoo & Piercing Studio

2000

  • 2000 Kansas Tattooing & Body Piercing Festival, 1st Place Best Portrait with Picture-Female (Aaron Bell)
  • 2000 National Tattoo Association (San Antonio Convention), Nicest Studio
  • 2000 National Tattoo Association (San Antonio Convention), Top 3 Artist’s Choice Realistic Tattoo (Aaron Bell)
  • 2000 Idaho Tattoo Association, Best Tattooist (Aaron Bell)
  • 2000 Idaho Tattoo Association , Best Cover-Up (Aaron Bell)
  • 2000 Steel and Skin (San Diego), Best Portrait (Aaron Bell)
  • 2000 Idaho Tattoo Association, Best Portrait (Aaron Bell)
  • 2000 Artistry in Ink (Long Beach, CA), 2nd Place Best Portrait (Aaron Bell)
  • 2000 Kansas Tattooing & Body Piercing Festival, Winning Artist, Tattoo of Day (Aaron Bell)
  • 2000 Idaho Tattoo Association, Coolest Tattoo Studio
  • 2000 Steel and Skin (San Diego), Best Color Flash (Aaron Bell)
  • 2000 Seattle Weekly Best Tattoo & Piercing Studio

1999

  • 1999 Tattoo Tour (Anaheim, California), Best Colored Flash Sheet (Aaron Bell)
  • 1999 Tattoo Tour (Anaheim, California), Best Black and Grey Flash Sheet (Aaron Bell)
  • 1999 Kansas Tattoo and Body Piercing Festival, Best Color Flash (Aaron Bell)
  • 1999 Idaho Tattoo Association, Coolest Tattoo Studio
  • 1999 Idaho Tattoo Association, Best Cover-Up (Aaron Bell)
  • 1999 Kansas Tattooing & Body Piercing Festival, 1st Place Best Tattoo of the Day (Aaron Bell)
  • 1999 Inkslinger’s Ball (Hollywood, CA), Tattoo of the Day (Aaron Bell)
  • 1999 Artistry in Ink (Anaheim, California), 2nd Place Best Black & Grey Tattoo (Aaron Bell)
  • 1999 Kansas Tattooing & Body Piercing Festival, Winning Artist, Tattoo of Day (Aaron Bell)
  • 1999 Steel and Skin (San Diego), Best Color Flash (Aaron Bell)
  • 1999 Idaho Tattoo Association, Best Black and Grey Flash (Aaron Bell)

1998

  • 1998 Idaho Tattoo Association , Best Black & Grey (Aaron Bell)
  • 1998 Idaho Tattoo Association , Coolest Tattoo Studio
  • 1998 Kansas Tattooing and Rock & Roll Festival, 1st Place Best Portrait (Aaron Bell)
  • 1998 Idaho Tattoo Association, Best Cover-Up (Aaron Bell)
  • 1998 Kansas Tattooing and Rock & Roll Festival, Best Color Flash (Aaron Bell)
  • 1998 Idaho Tattoo Association, Best Color Flash (Aaron Bell)
  • 1998 Empire State Tattoo Club, Best Flash Design (Aaron Bell)

1997

  • 1997 Artistry in Ink (Seattle, WA), 2nd Place Most Unusual Tattoo (Aaron Bell)
  • 1997 Idaho Tattoo Association, Best Color Flash (Aaron Bell)
  • 1997 Artistry in Ink (Seattle, WA), Best Booth