An exhibition of work by women tattoo artists (including co-curator Katie Barroso
, Danika Brooke
, Niki Rain and Mia) opens next month at Glitter Box N.O
(1109 Royal St.). Art, digital prints and products designed by the artists will be sold. 10 percent of all proceeds from the exhibition will benefit Sexual Trauma Awareness & Response
In the past, we've profiled many local women who tattoo, including Jamie Ruth of Treasure Tattoo
and Jacci Gresham of Aart Accent Tattoos
. A recent Gambit cover story
on nipple tattoos for women who have had mastectomies included Kenner artist Carole Dezarn.
"Stay Bold: A Lady Tattooer Showcase" is open from April 7 through 30. There's an opening party with cocktails from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. April 7. It's free to attend.