Welcome to Skin & Bones Tattoo

Skin & Bones officially opened in 1981. We are the oldest established tattoo studio in Sioux Falls and the 2nd oldest in the state.

We have worked from coast to coast and many places in between. Our first shop at 10th & Lake was just under 400 square feet. We have grown over the years and are now have more than 2000 square feet located in an “Old Pink Church” on the corner of 9th & Cliff Ave in Sioux Falls.

Our work has won numerous awards including being voted one of the Local Best year after year.

We offer cover up, repair, surgical and cosmetic as well as traditional and custom tattooing. We are very happy to have Killer Cait working with us. She has excelled in tattooing since starting her apprenticeship early in 2014. She is very talented and her work speaks for itself. Please take some time and check out our portfolios. We are open from 11 AM til 7 Pm, Tuesday thru Saturday. You can stop in and visit with one of our artists or give us a call at 605-335-0832. We accept walk ins when time permits but appointments are always preferred.

We would like to say a great big “thank You ” to everyone that voted for us as one of the Local Best again this year.

The Local Best

  • Before the Ink



    Bones started tattooing in the mid 1970’s but didn’t put an official name to it until 1981 when Skin & bones opened the doors to their first studio in Sioux Falls at 10th & Lake Ave.

    Wild life, portraits and realistic black and grey have always been some of Bones favorite tattoos to work with. his work has won numerous awards across the country.

    Check out Bones portfolio.

  • Audrey



    Skin got her start in the professional tattoo world in the mid to late 70’s. Along with Bones, she was a founding partner in establishing Skin & Bones Tattoo in 1981.

    Skin is the first female tattoo artist in South Dakota and her work has won numerous awards. She tattoos in many different styles as well as surgical and cosmetic tattooing. She takes referrals from a number of surgeons as well as individuals that seek her out for her skill and talent.

    Check out her portfolio. If you would like more information on breast reconstruction tattooing, surgical or cosmetic tattooing you can stop in or give her a call at 605-335-0832


  • Killer Cait

    Killer Cait


    Killer Cait started her apprenticeship in 2014 after graduating from SDSU with a Bachelors Degree in Studio Arts with an emphasis on painting.

    Cait is a very talented and versatile artist and is able to work in nearly any tattoo style.Check out her portfolio and either stop by or give her a call at 605-335-0832

If you would like to visit with one of our artists or to schedule an appointment, you can stop in or give us a call at

1129 East 9th St. Sioux Falls, SD 57103

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