Welcome Christopher

Christopher Scott has joined the Black Rat Crew full time. Check out his portfolio on the left and contact him to book in. Or just walk in. We generally have time for walk ins wed-sat 12-7. 

Phone issues

If you got a notice saying the phone line was no longer in service while trying to call Black Rat, we apologize. It was apparently comcast’s version of a busy signal. It should be resolved now. Thanks to those who … Continued

Aaron is moving

If you have continuing work, please hurry in to get them finished. He should be gone in the next 4-6 weeks. 

Tulsa OK

Tick will be tattooing at the Oklahoma tattoo convention 29April – 1May with the homie Sam Yamini. Email inquiries.  http://www.oklahomainternationaltattooconvention.com/


Tick will be in Dallas and Austin March 1-5. Tick@blackratnm.com for appts.

Sonny Jay is back in cruces

After 13, or so, years away, Sonny Jay has returned to Las Cruces. He will be in the shop starting today. You may love him or you may hate him, so come on in and tell him so. 😉 hahaha. … Continued

Tick will be at Dedication in Denver Oct 8-11 (and about every 2 months) tick@blackratnm.com to inquire about appt availability 

Tick travels as usual

tick will be at Dedication in Denver, Co June 18-21 Ft Collins, CO at Scrimshaw Tattoo June 22-23 Duke City Tattoo Fiesta in Albuquerque, NM July 10-12 Royal Tattoo in Helsingoer, Denmark Aug 17-30

April guests

Matt Pippin from Albuquerque will be back april 1-4  Gabe Munoz from The world famous Classic Tattoo in Fullerton, Ca will be in april 8-12 

Goodbye Facebook

facebook has decided to delete my account because they want a copy of my government ID to verify my identity. No thank you! Unfortunately, that means the shop facebook page is now inactive as well. My apologies, but you will … Continued