Featured Artist: Tiphany Flamel

Tiphany Flamel

Professionally tattooing since 2015. Tiphany pursued a career in tattooing because she enjoys being able to use her art in a way that helps people. She strives to improve and challenge her art skills every day and tattooing here at Oddity allows her to do just that. Specializing in Neo-Traditional, though she likes to stay well rounded in all styles. She most enjoys working with color, tattooing animals and anything Harry Potter related. When Tiph is not tattooing, you can catch her hanging out with her cat Nala or at Universal Studios getting lost in Harry Potter world.

To set up a consultation or appointment with Tiph at our Bee Ridge location call: 941-923-2278 or email us via our contact form.

Ambarish “Ambo” Hendon

Alex Lugo

Ambo’s interest in tattooing stems from his attraction to old pictures of sailors with tattoos, Japanese gangsters, and generally all things on the fringes of society. When he was younger, it was known that only “crazy” people got covered in tattoos and he thought that was pretty cool. Majoring in Illustration, Ambo graduated from Ringling College of Art & Design with a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts. Professionally tattooing since 2015, Ambo specializes in Traditional and Illustrative tattoos and is most interested in Traditional, Neo-Traditional, and Japanese styles. When Ambo is not tattooing, you can catch him riding his bike, doing yoga, painting and listening to Podcasts.

To set up a consultation or appointment with Ambo at our Bee Ridge location call: 941-923-2278 or email us via our contact form.

Alex Lugo

Alex Lugo

Tattooing since 1997, Alex has refined his skills to amazing lengths. His career in tattooing started at a very young age and has brought him from Brooklyn NY to Sarasota FL, where he now offers some of the area's finest tattooing. Alex specializes in portrait style tattoos, reproductions and fantastic custom designs. With his line work and creativity, he continually inspires his fellow Oddity artist and clients.

To set up a consultation or appointment with Alex, call: 941-955-6246 or email him thru the contact form.



Check out Alex's website: www.alexlugotattoos.com

Travis Franklin

Travis Franklin

Travis has been tattooing for over 18 years, and creating art since he could hold a pencil. A self thought artist, he enjoys working with many mediums; tattooing, painting, sculpting and anything else he can fashion into an art form. He established Oddity Tattoo in 2003 with his wife Melanie, and after 9 years, they have assembled an awesome, talented and inspirational crew of artists.


He also recently published his first art compilation "Deviled Art", which is a collection of sketches and paintings he's created in the last few years(available online or at the Studio).


Travis is by appointment only...stop by the studio or email us thru the contact form for more info.


Check out Travis's website: www.travisfranklin.com

Matt Helmer

Matt Helmer

Matt Helmer graduated with a Bachelors degree in Fine Arts from Ringling School of Art and Design in 2005, majoring in Illustration. This was the perfect foundation for his tattoo career. Tattooing now since 2008, he constantly strives to learn new techniques and styles. Matt can handle any kind of tattoo, but specializes in distorted figures and critters. If you're a fan of zombies or the darker side, you've found your match. If you don't see Matt tattooing or drawing, you'll probably find him Skating or lying about his weight. To set up a consultation or appointment with Matt at our Bee Ridge location call: 941-923-2278 or email us via our contact form.

Will Ralston

Will Ralston

Will Ralston refined his already creative mind and hand by receiving a Bachelor's degree from Ringling College of Art and Design. He uses his creativity to design all sorts of fantastical art for both the skin and canvas. Will enjoys tattooing anything from gory skulls to colorful sea creatures. He's working on building an army of Bunny's to help fight in a future Zombie attack....



To set up a Consultation or Appointment with Will, call 941-955-6246



Kim Albers

Kim Albers

Kim has been an art lover since his teenage years when he discovered an old book of flash in high school. Tattooing now since 2009, Kim works in different styles, specializing in Traditional and Neo-Traditional, heavily influenced by 90s west coast traditional. He loves working with traditional Japanese designs and also custom lettering. When he's not tattooing, you can find Kim building tattoo machines or facing hard challenges like finding out Creedence Clearwater Revival is from LA. Contact us to set up a consultation or appointment 941-923-2278

Jesse Benson

Jesse Benson

Originally from a small town in Indiana, Jesse moved to Florida immediately after graduating high school in 2004. With a degree in design and a background in art, he began tattooing in 2010. Jesse specializes in color or black and grey illustrative and new school. He enjoys tattooing sea creatures, flowers, and odd critters and loves the ocean and macaroni and cheese.

Nate Greco

Nate Greco

From Philadelphia, born and raised, on the playground is where Nate spent most of his days. He graduated from Ringling College of Art and Design in 2006 majoring in Illustration. Nate describes his personal artistic style as "comic realism", or realism with bolder outlines. He enjoys tattooing line based artwork such as Polynesian and tribal designs. In his spare time you can find Nate on the beach, eating meat during lent or building old cars.

To set up a consultation or appointment with Nate, call: 941-955-6246 or email us via our contact form.