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Ari (ZZ)  ~ Tattoo Artist ~ Westside
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I was raised in the Madison area but moved out to Cleveland at 18 to attend the Cleveland Institute of Art. After receiving my BFA I worked as a jeweler/metal smith for years on and off. I decided to further my art education at UW Madison and graduated with a MFA.  I have always expressed my art through various mediums, like drag and performance, illustration, and enameling. I'm thrilled to be a part of the art of tattooing and love working with clients to create a lasting piece of wearable art.


My favorite style to tattoo is fine line illustrative, in soft black and grey or vibrant color.  I draw inspiration from pop culture,mainly manga and anime, historical works of art, the human figure and the natural world. 


I aim to create a safe and welcoming environment in my tattoo space. I believe getting tattoos can be a transformative and cathartic experience.  I’m happy to walk through the tattoo process with any client and I practice active consent in my space to make clients as comfortable as possible.  If you need any accommodations to enjoy the tattoo process, please ask during our consultations!