Who Is the Best Tattoo Artist in the U.S.?


According to Green Label, Scott Campbell, Mario Barth, Ami James and Chris Nunez were among the best tattoo artists as of 2013. They own tattoo parlors across the United States, and many boast an impressive list of famous clients.

Brooklyn-based tattoo artist Scott Campbell founded Saved Tattoo. He inked celebrities such as Orlando Bloom, Robert Downey, Jr. and Courtney Love.

Mario Bart was raised in Austria during a time when tattoos were illegal. He devoted himself to the art despite the risk and opened multiple tattoo parlors in Las Vegas. His roster of celebrity clientele includes Lenny Kravitz and Sylvester Stallone.

Ami James and Chris Nunez are the owners of Love Hate Tattoos, the subject of the television program "Miami Ink," which premiered in 2005.