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rec.arts.bodyart: Piercing FAQ 4G--Professional Piercers - United States - Rhode Island - Wyoming

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Archive-name: bodyart/piercing-faq/professional-resources/partG
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Summary: This posting contains information about body piercing. Anyone 
    interested in the subject and/or who wishes to read/post to 
    rec.arts.bodyart should read the Piercing FAQ first.

The rec.arts.bodyart Piercing FAQ is divided into 30 parts:

1--Introduction
2A--Jewelry Materials
2B--Jewelry Sizes & Designs
2C--Facial Piercings & Their Suggested Jewelry
2D--Body Piercings & Their Suggested Jewelry 
2E--Genital Piercings & Their Suggested Jewelry
3--Getting A New Piercing
4A--Professional Organizations, Piercing Instruction
4B--Professional Piercers - United States - Alabama - California
4C--Professional Piercers - United States - Colorado - Iowa
4D--Professional Piercers - United States - Kansas - Nevada
4E--Professional Piercers - United States - New Hampshire - North Dakota
4F--Professional Piercers - United States - Ohio - Pennsylvania
4G--Professional Piercers - United States - Rhode Island - Wyoming
4H--Professional Piercers - Canada
4I--Professional Piercers - Beyond N. America
4J--Professional Piercers - Beyond N. America Cont'd
5--Care Of New Piercings
6--The Healing Process & Healing Problems
7--Healed Piercings
8--Historical Information
9A--Resource List
9B--Resource List Cont'd
10A--Personal Experiences - Facial & Unisex Piercings
10B--Personal Experiences - Genital Piercings
10C--Personal Experiences - Genital Piercings Cont'd
10D--Personal Experiences - Genital Piercings Cont'd
11A--Jewelry Manufacturers
11B--Jewelry Manufacturers Cont'd
11C--Jewelry Manufacturers Cont'd

All texts written and (c) 2000 by Anne Greenblatt unless otherwise
noted.
Please see Part 1 of the FAQ for information regarding copyright and
dissemination of the FAQ.

Studios marked with an asterisk * also manufacturer/distribute body
jewelry.
Please see Part 11A - B for more information.


4G  PROFESSIONAL PIERCERS - UNITED STATES - RHODE ISLAND - WYOMING
    ==============================================================

Tennessee
=========

DOWNTOWN TATTOOING & BODY PIERCING, 667 Monroe Ave., Memphis
  pager (901) 680-6613
  Piercer: Clay

ICON BODY PIERCING & DAVISION INK, 13404 West End Avenue, Suite 203, 
  Nashville 37212
  (615) 298-2575
  skllthd@nash.mindspring.com
  Piercers: Eric and Christophe
  Appointments preferred.
  Meets all state health regulations.
  
PIERCING BY LANI, 5425 N Lee Hwy., Cleveland, 37312
  (423) 472-0996
  PPPython@aol.com
  Piercer: Lani Kirkpatrick (attendee of the Gauntlet Seminars)
  and Joe Kirkpatrick
  7 days by appointment only

RITES OF ASCENSION, 2158 Whitney Ave., Nashville, 37210
  Piercers: Jeff and Rene Martin (members of the APP)
  Jeff and Renee have moved to PIERCING EXPERIENCE, Georgia

UNDERGROUND ART, INC., 2287 Young Avenue, Memphis
  (901) 272-1864
   http://www.thinkink.com/underground
   underground@thinkink.com
  Cash/Check/VISA/MC/Discover
  Piercer: Tim Honan
  
  
Texas
=====

BACKBONE BODY MODIFICATIONS, 4741 Fredericksburg Rd., San Antonio, 78229
  (210) 349-6637 (MODS)
  backbone@txdirect.net
  Piercer: M. Keith (Keifer) Hertell (member of the APP, attendee of the
  Fakir Intensives); Christian
  Traditional and electrosurgical branding, scarification available.
  Texas health board certified for tattoos.
  
CRIMSON DRAGON TATTOO STUDIO, 2928 Guadalupe St., Austin, 78705
  (512) 482-8288
  http://www.eden.com/~mtat/page1.htm
  mtat@eden.com
  Piercer: Miles
  Texas Board of Health Tattoo Licence
  Tue, Thu, and Sat 12 - 6pm; Sun by appointment

FORBIDDEN FRUIT and OBSCURITIES are 2 sepearate companies but work
together 
and regularily swap piercers.

FORBIDDEN FRUIT, 513 E 6th St., Austin, 78701
  (512) 476-4596
  http://www.forbiddenfruit.com/
  bodyart@forbiddenfruit.com
  GenevaSpot@aol.com
  Piercers: Geneva Ledlow and Bear and John Reynolds
  Wed - Sun, walk-ins and appointments welcome
  
*HTC*, @ River City Tattoo, 500 East 6th St., Austin, 78701
  (512) 476-8282
  Piercer: Vanessa

MINX BODY IMPRESSIONS, 1621 N Main #2, San Antonio, 78212
  (210) 225-2639
  minx@world-net.net
  Piercers: Margaret Ficello and Chris Zinnell (members of the APP)
  Cash/Major Credit Cards
  
MINX BODY IMPRESSIONS, 3505 Blanco Rd., San Antonio, 78212
  (210) 737-6094
  minx@world-net.net
  Piercers: Margaret Ficello and Chris Zinnell (members of the APP)
  
*MODERN BODY IMAGE*, 2750 W. Northwest Hwy #140, Dallas, 75220
  (214) 353-9194
  
NOTORIOUS ED'S UNDERGROUND TATTOO, 713-B East 6th St., Austin, 78701
  (512) 476-8066
  http://www.carnivore.net/EDS/EDS1.HTM
  ed@carnivore.net
  Piercers: Mike, Wendy
  Featured in Issue #2 of In The Flesh, pp. 48-51.

OBSCURITIES, 4000-B Cedar Springs, Dallas, 75219
  (214) 559-3706
  http://www.obscurities.com/
  obscurities@obscurities.com
  steve@obscurities.com
  compat@obscurities.com
  Piercers: Allen Falkner and Steve Joyner, both members of the APP
  Branding available.

OBSCURITIES, 4544 Beltline, Addison, 75244
  Closed 2/98
  
PLANET K, 1516 S. Lamar, Austin, 78704, (512)443-2292
 
PLANET K, 2138 Austin Hwy, San Antonio, (512)654-8536
  Piercers: Dage and Quinn

PRIMAL ART, 1921 1/2 Greenville Ave., Dallas, 75206
  (214) 827-6666
  Piercer: Dana Franco

RANDY ADAMS TATTOO STUDIO, 6467 E. Lancaster Ave., Ft. Worth, 76112
  (817) 446-0272, fax (817) 446-0271
  7 Days, 12pm - 12 midnight
  cash / credit cards / checks
  Piercer: Rennee
  
RITUAL BODY, 1400 New York Ave., Arlington
  (817) 467-2101
  Piercer: Steve Joyner

*SKIN & BONES*, 2811 Main St., Dallas, 75226
  (214) 741-HOLE
  http://www.skinandbones.com/
   Piercers: Stace Maples (self-taught with training by Elayne Binnie),
Kevin
   Hinton (formerly of Rings of Desire, LA), Dave Woodard, all members
of the
   APP
  Mention RAB and receive 20% off jewelry.

TABOO TATTOO, 2650 Main Street, Dallas, 75226 
   (214) 741-2814
  http://www.quikpage.com/T/taboo/
  http://www.taboo.qpg.com/
  Piercer: Steve Henslee
  
TATTOOING BY ELECTRA ART, 9938 S.P.I.D., Corpus Christi
  (512) 937-6895
  Piercer: Chris Lain
  Cash / Major CC
  
TAURIAN BODY PIERCING, 1505 Westheimer, Houston, 77006
  (713) 526-2769, fax (713) 526-1680
  julie0812@aol.com
  Wednesday to Sunday, 4pm to 9pm. 
  Piercers: Byriah Dailey (with 5 years' experience);
  Michael Heath (attendee of Gauntlet Piercer Training Seminars);
  and Michael Joiner (attendee of Fakir Piercing and Branding
Intensives);
  all members of the APP
  Tue - Thu and Sun 1 - 9pm, Fri - Sat 1 - 10pm
  Last piercing 30 minutes before closing.                  
  Piercing by walk-in only.
  Branding and scarification by appointment only.
  
VORTEX BODY ARTS @ Studio 13 Tattoos, 312 A&B Nasa Rd. 1, Webster, 77598
  (281) 332-4475
  Joiner@gnn.com
  Piercer: Julie Nicholson (attendee of Fakir Piercing and Branding 
  Intensives)
  Branding and scarification by appointment
  VORTEX closed 5/97. Julie now lives in California; she can be reached
at
  <Juli0812@aol.com>


Utah
====

BLUE BOUTIQUE,  2106 S. 100 E, Salt Lake City, 84106
 (801) 485-2072
 Piercers: Curt Warren and John Pratt (attendee of the Gauntlet Piercer 
 Training Seminars).
 6/97 Curt has left Blue Boutique, see KOI

HARD WEAR, 29 West Center St., Logan, 84321
  (801) 753-3891
  http://www.cache.net/hardwear
  http://www.idacom.net/gryphon/
  Piercer: Eric Malmberg (attendee of the Fakir Intensives)                                                              

  Branding available.
  Est. 1993, "Inspected by the Bear River Health Department"   

KOI PIERCING STUDIO, 1301 South 900 East #7, Salt Lake City, 84105
  (801) 463-7070
  http://www.digitalpla.net/~koi
  cwarre01@sprynet.com
  Piercer: Curt Warren (Board Member of the APP, attendee of Gauntlet
  Advanced Training and Fakir Intensives); John Pratt and Casey Fife
  (both attendees of the Gauntlet Basic Training Seminar)
  Cash/check/MC/Visa
    
 
Virginia
========

ALEX'S NEW TATTOO, Roanoke
  (540) 9-TATTOO
  Piercer: Tobi Zidell (attendee of the Fakir Piercing and Branding 
  Intensives)
  
RANDY JEWELRY, private studio, by appointment only
  (540) 951-2594
  pierced@vt.edu
  Piercer: Randy Musgrove

RED DRAGON TATTOO, 2171 Ivy Road, Charlottesville, 22901 
  (804) 295-7784
  http://www.reddragontattoo.com
  Piercer: Lyons Hardy
  

Washington (State)
==========

BEAR THUNDERFIRE, (206) 322-1288, 1-800-577-7468 (pin 255-4317)
  thnderfire@aol.com
  See also PIERCE INK, California
  Piercing and branding.

BODY PIERCING BY CHUK, 211 Broadway Ave. E, Seattle, 98102
  (206) 325-0050
  Piercer: Charlotte "Chuk" Heller (member of the APP)                         


BODY OF ART, 713 Texas St., Bellingham, 98225
  (360) 676-7330
  Piercer: Jae Gillantine (member of the APP)
  BODY OF ART has closed.
 
*GOLDEN BODY RINGS*,  1525 Summit Ave., Seattle 98122
  1-800-613-2896, (206) 329-5284
  gldnring@hlc.com
  Piercer: Kurtis Kirk, trained by Fakir Musafar

GREENLAKE TATTOO & BODY PIERCING, 7615 Aurora Ave. North, Seattle, 98103
  (206) 706-0333, 1-888-706-3353, fax (206) 706-3100
  http://sidewalk.com/ads/003/81/00301781/index.htm
  Piercer / tattoo artist / owner: Richard Otten (member of the APP)
  Sun - Thu 12 - 10pm, Fri - Sat 12pm - midnight

MICHELLE HAMILTON SALON, 227 Broadway East, Seattle, 98102
   (206) 328-1637
   http://www.mhsalon.com/mhsalon/
   Piercer: Lisa

HOOPS BODY PIERCING, 115 W. Kennewick Ave., Kennewick, 99336
  (509) 586-HOOP (4667)
  hoops@owt.com
  Piercer: Lonn Howard
  Mon - Fri 3 - 7pm, Sat 1 - 5pm, by walk-in and appointment.
  
LUCKY DEVIL, 1720 12th Ave., Seattle, 98122 (on Capitol Hill)
  (206) 323-1637
  devil@aa.net
  Manager: Janice Butler
  Piercers: Bryan Civello (member of the APP, formerly of 
  RINGS OF DESIRE, LA)

VYVYNN LAZONGA OF DERMAGRAPHICS, 94 Pike Pl., Seattle 
  (206)622-1535
  Noted tattoo artist Vyvynn does limited piercings.
 
LYNNWOOD TATTOO, 15315 Highway 99 #7, Lynnwood, 98037
  (425) 742-8467, fax (425) 745-5656
  Piercer / tattoo artist / owner: Richard Otten (member of the APP)
  Piercer: Rick Rollins (member of the APP)
  Scarification, branding available.
  See also GREENLAKE TATTOO
  
MIND'S EYE TATTOO, 5206 University Way NE, Seattle, 98105
  (206) 522-7954
  peircer100@aol.com
  Piercers: Bear Thunderfire and Sharrin Spector
  Branding and scarification also available.
  cash/check/credit cards
  
NEW MILLENIUM BODY PIERCING AND SEMINARS at Patrick Bear Body Shop,
   808 E. Roy Street, Seattle, 98102
   Mailing Address: Al D. Sowers, 1122 East Pike Street PMB #737, 
   Seattle, 98122-3934
  (206) 325-6565, voice mail (206) 783-0884
  http://www.piercingeducation.com
  ald@piercingeducation.com
   Piercer / instructor: Al D. Sowers (former Board Member of the APP, a
   committee member for National Environmental Health Association Body
Art
   Committee)
   Branding, scarification, and ritual piercing available.

PINK ZONE, 211 Broadway Ave. East, Seattle, Washington 98102
  (206) 325-0050, 1-800-762-LIPS
  http://www.raggededge.com/cgi-bin/pink/pink.cgi?main.html
  http://www.pinkzone.com/
  contact@pinkzone.com
  Piercer: Chuck and Tara
  Lisa Lechner has left.

PLAYSPACE LTD., see URBAN ABORIGINALS BODY MODIFICATIONS

RHODES PIERCING AND TATTOO, 8200 15th Ave N/E, Seattle 98115
  (206) 523-8727

*RINGS OF FIRE*, 705 N. Monroe, Spokane, 99201
  Piercers: Raoul, Elizabeth Finch
  Manufacturer of AZTEC METAL body jewelry

URBAN ABORIGINALS BODY MODIFICATIONS (PLAYSPACE LTD.), see AL D.


Wisconsin
=========

THE PIERCING LOUNGE, 520 University Avenue Suite 120, Madison, 53703
  (608) 284-0870
  Piercer: Robert M. Beyer (member of the APP), Kitt Kephryn, and Dan
Hoel
  Apprentice: David Potter

STEVE'S TATTOOS/GOLD'S BODY PIERCING, 1148 Williamson Street, Madison,
53703
  (608) 251-6111
  piercer@ns1.inxpress.net
  http://www.inxpress.net/~piercer
  cash/check/charge
  Piercer: Jesika Bornsen
  Derek Lowe has relocated to BODY WORK PRODUCTIONS, Ohio
  
TIE ME DOWN, 1419 E Brady Street, Milwaukee, 53202
  (414) 272-DOWN (3696)
  http://www.tiemedown.com
  Piercer / owner: Melissa Strobe



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                              Anne Greenblatt
                Manager of the rec.arts.bodyart Piercing FAQ
                             Piercing Exquisite
                      http://www.piercingexquisite.com

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