Disciplinary actions: Tattoos, body piercing, and body art

For details about many of these disciplinary actions, please see Search business and professional licenses.

November 2014

Inflictions Tattoo and Skate (Robert James Paul) — Puyallup

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $500.

September 2014

Artful Dodger Tattoo (Christopher Joseph Barnard) — Kent

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist event.
  • Action: Fined $500.

Boar Head Tattoo (Matthew Wayne Hamblin) — Airway Heights

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist, unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $1000.

July 2014

Germans Tattoo (Mario C German)— Lakewood

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $500.

Everett Tattoo Emporium (Peter Alexander Stephens) — Everett

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $500.

June 2014

Panther Risling — Shelton

  • Finding: Unlicensed operator, unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $1000.

LST-Living Skin Tattoo (Geddy L Anderson) — Spokane Valley

  • Finding: Unlicensed operator, unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $1000.

Thrasher Tattoo (Kyle Gonzales) — Oak Harbor

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $500.

Thrasher Tattoo dba Metallic Mayhem Piercing (Steve LaRue) — Oak Harbor

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $500.

Supergenius Tattoo (Damon Conklin) — Seattle

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $500.

Brooke Nelson — Cathlamet

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist shop, unlicensed artist operator.
  • Action: Fined $1,000.

May 2014

Dina S Good Salon (Dina S. Good) — Seattle

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist operator, unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $1000.

Apocalypse Tattoo (Eddie Balderas) — Seattle

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist operator.
  • Action: Fined $500.

Apocalypse Tattoo (Benjamin Moss) — Seattle

  • Finding: Aiding and abetting unlicensed activity, unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $1000.

Blind Guy Tattoo (Mark Griffy) — Centralia

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist operator, unlicensed artist shop
  • Action: Fined $1000.

April 2014

Seattle Beautiful Skin (Lynda Ivans) — Seattle

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist shop, unlicensed artist operator.
  • Action: Fined $1,000.

Cicada Tattoo (Daniel Lewis Lovre) — Seattle

  • Finding: Aiding and abetting unlicensed activity.
  • Action: Fined $500.

Cicada Tattoo (William M. Bodnar) — Seattle

  • Finding: Aiding and abetting unlicensed activity.
  • Action: Fined $500.

Danny Flores Velador — Burlington

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $500.

March 2014

The Secret Handshake Tattoo (Kyle Joseph Stacher) — Vancouver

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist operator, unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $1,000.

January 2014

Lucky Boys Tattoo Parlor (Christopher De Angel) — Silverdale

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist operator.
  • Action: Fined $500.

Tony McClain — Olympia

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist operator, unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $1,000.

Anti Hero Tattoo (Noah Oliver Traham) — Everett

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist operator, unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $1,000.

Anti Hero Tattoo (Molly Brier Bird) — Everett

  • Finding: No artist operator, no artist shop license, aiding and abetting unlicensed activity.
  • Action: Fined $1,500.

Pure Cyn Tattoo (Stanley Diamond) — Des Moines

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist operator, unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $1,000.

Smitty’s Place Tattoo (Michael O’Neil Smith) — Bremerton

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist operator.
  • Action: Fined $500.

Millions Mods (Christina Evangeline Brown) — Bremerton

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist operator.
  • Action: Fined $500.

Damaged Ink Tattoo (Robert Schalansky) — South Prairie

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist operator.
  • Action: Fined $500.

The Inkwell (Brandon Bradshaw) — Bellingham

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist and unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $1,000.

Triple Crown Tattoo Studio (Andrew Christian) — Bremerton

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $500.

December 2013

Josh Corder — Vancouver

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist.
  • Action: Fined $500.

Josh Hagen — Seattle

  • Finding: No artist operator license.
  • Action: Fined $500.

Matthew David House — Seattle

  • Finding: No artist operator license.
  • Action: Fined $500.

Jeffrey Howard Keller — Kennewick

  • Finding: No artist operator license.
  • Action: Fined $500.

Ty McEwan — Seattle

  • Finding: No artist operator license.
  • Action: Fined $500.

Shannon Wayne Stover — Vancouver

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist and unlicensed artist shop.
  • Action: Fined $1,000.

Kevin Stroud — Vancouver

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist.
  • Action: Fined $500.

Till Death Tattoo Studio (Adonis Hernandez-Madera) — Tacoma

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist, unlicensed artist shop, and safety and sanitation violations.
  • Action: Fined $1,500.

Past disciplinary actions

If you’re interested in earlier disciplinary actions, please contact us at plssunit@dol.wa.gov.

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