Disciplinary actions: Tattoos, body piercing, and body art

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

July

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

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

Eternal Visions (Carl Barnes) — Bellingham

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

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

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

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.

November 2013

Ink Up (Marcell Dwaine Harris) — Seattle

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

Midgard Tattoo (Chris Hoard) — Yakima

  • Finding: No artist operator license and no artist shop license.
  • Action: Fined $1,000.

October 2013

Berry Fjeld — Lynnwood

  • Finding: No artist shop license or artist operator license.
  • Action: Fined $1,000.

August 2013

Nail Spa (Karen Ta) — Seattle

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

Thors Hammer & Needle (Randall Martin Nilsen) — Poulsbo

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

June 2013

III Generation Tattoo (Frank B. Hedglin III — Tenino

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

Permanently Yours (Lynda Ivans) — Seattle

  • Finding: No artist or artist shop license.
  • Action: Fined $1,000.

May 2013

Apocalypse Tattoo (Ulysses Blair, aka Jeffrey White) — Seattle

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

Apocalypse Tattoo (Benjamin Moss) — Seattle

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

Artcore Studios (Adam Messmer) — Seattle

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist and no shop license.
  • Action: Fined $1,000.

Cicada Tattoo (William Bodnar) — Seattle

  • Finding: No shop license.
  • Action: Fined $500.

Lash Belleza Studio (Gabriella Reyes) — Burlington

  • Finding: Unlicensed artist operator and no shop license.
  • Action: Fined $1,000.

Pioneer Tattoo (Micah John Cichowicz) — Kent

  • Finding: No shop license.
  • Action: Fined $500.

Top Tattoo & Body Piercing (Travis Boersma) — Seattle

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

Top Tattoo & Body Piercing (Mike Bowers) — Seattle

  • Finding:
    • Unlicensed artist.
    • Aiding and abetting unlicensed activity.
    • No shop license.
  • Action: Fined $1,500.

Top Tattoo & Body Piercing (Andrew Enos) — Seattle

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

Top Tattoo & Body Piercing (Matt Timmer) — Seattle

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

April 2013

Lucky Lady Tattoo (Francisco M. Garcia) — Ferndale

  • Finding: No shop license.
  • Action: Fined $500.

March 2013

The Inkwell (Brandon Bradshaw) — Bellingham

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

Soul Deep Ink (Gabriel Leenders, aka Mike Oxhard) — Spokane

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

February 2013

Outlaw Ink Tattoo (David Alexander) — Olympia

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

January 2013

Cyclops Tattoo (Jose G. Cardenas) — Yakima

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

Past disciplinary actions

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

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