Virginia Beach

Meet Our Body Piercing Team
and tattoo artists
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Meet Our Body Piercing Team
and tattoo artists
make an appointment now
Meet Our Body Piercing Team
and tattoo artists
make an appointment now

our body piercing team


Kat is the founder/owner of Artisan and other shops. As a master piercer, her extensive and comprehensive knowledge of the industry stems from her 18+ year career. She is an extremely beloved piercer and mentor who shares whatever knowledge she has with everyone. Her love for the industry is still just as strong as when she started and it shows itself in every aspect of the shops.

Currently, Kat is piercing at both the VB and NFK locations. She is also offering additional services below. 


Meet MJ! She is the newest apprentice piercer to Artisan. Fun people come in tiny packages! She is all about the pretty shiny titanium we have in store!

MJ is at both the VB and NFK locations.


Body Piercer

AX is currently piercing at the Norfolk location.


Body Piercer

Currently, Pony is piercing at both the VB and NFK locations. 

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Offered by our artists

our norfolk artists


Specializes in Custom, Black & Gray, & Color

justin (lefty)

Specializes in custom, Black & Gray, & realism


Specializes in Black & Gray, Illustrative, Floral, Lettering, Dainty, & Creatures


Specializes in traditional


Specializes in


Specializes in


Specializes in

Norfolk Location

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our Virginia Beach artists


Veteran artist specializing in several syles


Specializes in Black & Gray, Color, & Custom


Specializes in Black & Gray, Color, & Custom


Specializes in Black & Gray, Color, & Custom


Specializes in Black & Gray, Color, & Japanese


Specializes in Black & Gray, Color, Illustrative, Fantasy, & Afrocentric


Specializes in Illustrative, Color, Neo-Traditional, Traditional, Bold, & Animalism

Virginia Beach Location

We’re always looking to expand our artisan family

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Notice of Waiver (s) Below are the terms of the release form for Artisan Body Piercing and Tattoo

Release form Terms No persons under the age 18 can receive a body piercing, except those under 18 years of age with the expressed written consent of the signing guardian’s signature and match last names and addresses on id cards and birth certificate. All clients with intent of receiving a body piercing must have a government issued photo identification card. No person shall perform a body piercing on any client unless he/she complies with all CDC laws and Prevention’s guidelines for “Universal Blood and Body Fluid Precautions” and provides client with the following disclosure: Body piercing is an invasive procedure in which skin is penetrated by a foreign object. There is a risk of exposure to hepatitis B and C and HIV if not proper sterilization techniques are not used. Body piercing may cause allergic reactions to people with sensitivities to metals. Body piercing may involve discomfort or pain for which appropriate anesthesia cannot be legal made available by the person performing the piercing unless the are licensed by the Virginia Health Regulatory Board. Some of the possible risk includes: discomfort, pain, scarring, bleeding, swelling, infection, nerve damage and there is an increased risk for adolescents during certain stages of development. By Signing below clients hereby release Artisan Body Piercing from any damages to property or body, have read the information above, been informed of all risk and dangers, and has the opportunity to have a third party present. All clients will be pierced with sterile single use disposable needles and clean sterile equipment.