Founded in 1989, Sacred Tattoo has been an innovating force in the tattoo and piercing industry here in New York City. Sacred is a FULL CUSTOM tattoo studio with many high quality artists. We currently feature 7 resident artists ranging in styles from Traditional, Neo-Traditional, Asian Traditional, Photo-realism, Bio-Organic and New School. For over two decades, Sacred has been host to some of the world’s most talented artists through our guest artist program.
Our 4,000 square-foot loft has also been the location of choice for many popular TV networks such as MTV, National Geographic, VH1 and can been seen on TLC as the set of “America’s Worst Tattoos”,  a program focusing on cover-up tattoos and featuring Megan Massacre.

The owner and founder, Wes Wood, is renowned as a legendary contributor to the history of the New York City tattoo industry. Wes also founded Sacred Tattoo’s sister business, Unimax Supply Co. Unimax is the essential place for tattoo and piercing supplies, with locations in New York City and Texas.

Sacred Tattoo is also home to Sacred Gallery NYC, founded by Kevin Wilson in 2010. Sacred gallery is dedicated to having a diverse catalogue of artists.

Sacred Tattoo & Gallery is located at 424 Broadway ,on the 2nd floor, at the northeast corner of Broadway and Canal in Manhattan -  at the border of SoHo & Chinatown. Service is from accepted between 12:00 - 7:00pm Daily. If you’re looking for walk-in service, please arrive early or call the studio to check for availability as the artists often book up fast. Printed references will only help you receive your tattoo faster, as Sacred Tattoo is a full custom studio without "flash" or pre-made designs to choose from.

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