Exciting times – Tattoo Artist Wanted – Sharp Art Studios are expanding!

Who we’re looking for:

A talented, friendly and professional artist to come and join us!

Must have:

  • An existing client base and good social media presence.
  • A strong portfolio – an interest / enjoyment of script, Polynesian and geometric styles would be highly advantageous.
  • At least 3 years’ experience as a fully licensed artist.
  • High standards of hygiene – personal and while working.
  • Good communication skills – online and face-to-face.
  • A positive attitude!

What we’re offering:

Full residency or guest spots at very reasonable rates*. Flexible work hours and independence with regards to clients.

We have a large, open-plan working space with great lighting, kitchen / bathroom facilities, air con / heating, autoclave and ultrasonic equipment, printing / carbon copy machine, outside furniture and free onsite parking.

Our top-rated studio is located in Handforth, near Wilmslow, situated in The Paddock – a retail precinct with a green space, cafes, shops, barbers and restaurants. There is good access by foot, car, bus and rail.

Interested? Email sharpartstudios@yahoo.co.uk with the following:

Subject: Artist Wanted
Body of email:

  • Full name. Contact email, phone and address.
  • Current position / studio. Are you interested in a full residency or a guest spot?
  • Links to Facebook / Instagram / website / portfolio.

A bit about you:

  1. Tattoo journey / interests / influences: a brief outline of your creative history – art/design background and tattooing qualifications / apprenticeship / current work etc.
  2. Any additional skills / experience / qualifications that might be handy?
  3. What are you like? What can you bring to Sharp Art Studios?
  4. Any hobbies, interests, fun facts you’d like to share?
  5. Any questions?

Please attach:
Photo of current ID.
Photo of current tattoo licence certificate.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Once we have received your application we will get back to you as soon as we can – if we think you’re a good fit we’ll invite you to the studio so you yourself can get a feel for the place and meet the other artists.


  • This position is NOT suitable for anyone just finishing an apprenticeship.
  • NO DRAMA! We have worked hard to establish an excellent reputation and we appreciate people who are honest, punctual, respectful and easy-going with both clients and other artists.
  • *Chair-rent rates disclosed upon applying / enquiring.

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