Artists of Southside Tattoo

South Side Tattoo and Body Piercing opened its doors on February 3rd, 1997. It has been known as the premiere tattoo shop in Pittsburgh, voted #1 year after year. From the moment you walk in, you notice a clean environment and an extremely knowledgeable staff that is both friendly and professional. All 3 tattoo artists are well rounded and can ... Read More »


Veronica began her apprenticeship in 1995. She had the unique opportunity to study under her brother master tattoo artist Craig Helmich. After her apprenticeship she opened Southside Tattoo and Body Piercing February 3, 1997. Being the first female tattoo artist in Pittsburgh and first female to own their own shop in the state of Pennsylvania she was welcomed by all. ... Read More »


Brandon’s career took off after an apprenticeship with Veronica who happens to be his mother. He was the youngest taught as he was still in high school when his apprenticeship began in 2000. He is in his 14th year of tattooing and has a very large following. Great artist in Japanese style, black and grey as well as color. Guaranteed ... Read More »


So the prodigal son has returned! After a brief few years on sabbatical he has returned rested and ready. He has been tattooing since 2004, and has mastered all. Well rounded in everything he does from fine line to watercolor. SCHEDULE: TUESDAY: 12pm – 9pm THURSDAY: 12pm – 9pm FRIDAY: 12pm – 9pm SATURDAY: 1pm – 9pm SUNDAY: 12pm – 6pm ... Read More »


Mike is our newest to Southside. He has been a tattoo artist at Bridgeville tattoo since 2012. Also being apprenticed by Veronica he is very well rounded in every aspect of tattooing. He is also the owner of Cut Throat Paint in Finleyville, PA which does all custom paint work, an amazing artist he is. SCHEDULE: MONDAY: 12pm – 9pm ... Read More »