What We Do
The Arkansas Tattooing and Piercing Institute (ATPI) offers comprehensive tattooing and body piercing programs in Arkansas. The school’s instructors are highly skilled and have years of experience in the industry. ATPI’s programs provide students with the knowledge and skills they need to become successful tattoo artists or body piercers.
We’ve created a safe, welcoming space that is far from stereotypical, crude tattoo studios. Our goal is to educate through reading, observation, and hands-on learning and change the industry for the better!More About Us
Helping You Find Your Career Path
The world of tattooing and body piercing is an exciting one, but it can also be daunting. We want you to have every opportunity at success in this industry so we’re committed to not only the time needed for your education, but also to finding you the right workplace.
At ATPI, you have the option to work here after graduation or work elsewhere. You’re not locked in, and we’ll help you find the right fit!
Choose Us for Your Education
The tattoo and body piercing programs at ATPI are flexible because we understand that everyone is different and has their own unique schedules. You won’t have to quit your day job to go to school at ATPI, and your school schedule can be up to you.
Unlike stereotypical tattoo studios, there’s no “hazing” or “coffee-getting” here. Your time here is spent wisely, and we put you right to work so you can start getting hands-on experience as soon as possible.
ATPI is a safe space for all and all are welcome. We take pride in the welcoming environment we’ve built here and want to ensure all students and clients feel comfortable in the studio.
A Clean Facility
We take safety seriously, and all our artists are trained on bloodborne pathogens as well as sterilization procedures to ensure the protection of the canvas and the artist throughout every tattoo or body piercing session. We strive to exceed industry standards.Get in Touch for More Info
Our Tattoo Program
In this program, you will learn about human anatomy and sterilization techniques in order to create tattoos safely. We cover different types of equipment used for tattooing, and this program also includes an apprenticeship component where students can gain hands-on experience under supervision from experienced artists.Learn More
Our Body Piercing Program
The body piercing education program at ATPI is comprehensive and covers everything from the basics of anatomy, to the latest piercing techniques. We offer a safe learning environment for anyone who wants to master the art of body piercing.Learn More