State of the Tattoo Community

The number of tattoo artists and businesses has grown in recent decades, the artists say, but it’s hard to tell by the number of body artist licenses issued alone. The city currently reports more than 400 people carry said license. The body artists license includes piercing and microblading, and tattoo artists are part of a transient community, according to a spokesman for the city’s Department of Public Health.

https://whyy.org/articles/artists-say-philly-remains-on-top-of-the-tattoo-world-despite-changing-industry/

By Ximena Conde