About Us

Welcome to the best tattoo shop in Knoxville, TN

“We pride ourselves by going above and beyond for our customers so they have the best and most memorable experience possible.”

Born This Way Body Arts is located in the heart of East Tennessee nestled next to the Great Smoky Mountains offering the best tattoos, piercings, and jewelry selection to Knoxville and it’s surrounding areas. Established in May 2011, we pride ourselves by going above and beyond for our customers so they have the best and most memorable experience possible. With friendly customer service, skilled staff of tattoo artists & piercing technicians, and a diverse assortment of jaw-dropping top quality jewelry its no wonder that Born This Way Body Arts has become the premiere studio in Knoxville, TN for the very best in body art.

Born This Way Body Arts is home to award-winning, talented body piercing technicians. Our resident piercers work daily to help make your piercing dreams come true. We are home to the only piercers in Knoxville, TN that are members of the Association of Professional Piercers! The Association of Professional Piercers is an international non-profit organization dedicated to the dissemination of vital health and safety information about body piercing to piercers, health care professionals, legislators, and the general public.

Using implant grade jewelry from the industry’s top jewelers, combined with years of experience and continuing education, you can be sure you’ll get a piercing performed safely and correctly.  Born This Way offers body piercing in a super clean environment using state-of-the-art Statim sterilization for every client. For your privacy, we offer private piercing rooms and a wide selection of jewelry for your next piercing.

Located in the heart of Knoxville, Tennessee, in the Bearden area, Born This Way Body Arts is centrally located and easily accessible via I-40.

Born This Way Body Arts is home to a variety of award-winning, talented tattoo artists! Our resident artists work daily to help make your tattoo dreams come true….Specializing in realistic tattoos that look like a photo on your skin, crisp linework as sharp and precise as a computer, solid bold colors that you can see from a mile away, and tattoos that look amazing today and as the years progress. Born This Way Body Arts offers tattooing in a super clean environment with disposable equipment, new for every client. Located in the heart of Knoxville, Tennessee, Born This Way is centrally located and easily accessible via I-40.  Bring in your own design or have one of our talented artists design something custom for you, for no additional cost!

Born This Way Body Arts regularly hosts guest tattoo artists from around the country, offering unique styles that you won’t find anywhere else in the area! Be sure to join our email list to be the first to find out about the upcoming guest tattooers! We are always on the lookout for new artists to host at our studio. Contact us for more information!