Rising Tide Tattoo
Rising Tide Tattoo began in August of 2005, as a one-man shop on Pearl St. in downtown Boulder, Colorado.
Owner Phill Bartell’s unique tattoos and versatile skills quickly grew the shop’s reputation and it was soon time to expand. Seeking to bridge the gap between “tattoo art” and “fine art”, Rising Tide Tattoo & Gallery was born from the idea that one space could foster quality art on both skin and canvas.
In 2010, Rising Tide Tattoo & Gallery opened its doors to a warm reception from the community and our machines have hardly been put down since. Veteran American Tattoo Artist Don Ed Hardy provided the art for our first gallery show, with lines out the door. We have since brought in numerous talented local and national artists into the gallery and are always looking for ways to bring our clients and customers cutting-edge imagery alongside their lasting tattoos.