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Yes we are open but...

Skin Kitchen Tattoo and The Axiom Body Piercing Studio will be re-opening on Saturday, May 16th, 2020 for Tattoos and Piercings by Appointment only and with some restrictions. Both will be operating with our normal hours listed below. 

The Following Restrictions will be applied:

  1. We are only tattooing and piercing by appointment.

  2. Only the person with the appointment will be allowed inside. Unless you have mobility issues and require assistance. If you are a minor child getting pierced, please bring a guardian.

Coronavirus and Policy Changes

Submitted by DaVo on Thu, 03/19/2020 - 12:42

April 10th Update - We have been notified by the Governor that they will be extending the closure until April 30th. 

The Governor of Iowa has ordered us to cease operation from 10pm March 22nd until April 1st. Both Skin Kitchen Tattoo & The Axiom will be closed until at least Thursday, April 2nd. 

Tattoos of Week, Piercing & Content News - Studio News for Nov 27th, 2020 #122

Submitted by DaVo on Fri, 11/27/2020 - 18:56
Tattoos of the Week, Piercing & Tattooing - Studio Update for Nov. 27th, 2020 - https://youtu.be/3XVXMGBLL9g

Tattoo of the Week from Jack Lowe, Westley Dickerson, and Jimmy St. John.  Also the latest Piercing and Content News from DaVo. It's the Studio Update for Friday, November 27th, 2020.

Currently Operation Policies:

Youtube Video - https://youtu.be/v7pebYE199o

For Tattooing and Skin Kitchen Tattoo - https://skinkitchen.com/updates/20200514

Friday the 13th & Other Offers - Q&A in the Kitchen Podcast S02 EP24

Submitted by DaVo on Sat, 11/21/2020 - 17:32
Friday the 13th & Other Offers - Q&A in the Kitchen Podcast S02 EP24 - https://youtu.be/byM8uunm-h8

In Q&A in the Kitchen Season 2, Episode 24, with Jack Lowe, Westley Dickerson, Jimmy St John, and DaVo, discuss Friday the 13th Specials and Other Promotions. This comes from a question submitted by a viewer:

Vanessa Esp-Isi :

"Here's a topic, talk about Friday the 13th. Have y'all done it? If so, how was it? Would y'all do it again? Is it worth doing it (from an artist/shop perspective and a client). :)"

Piermeres on Sunday, November 21st, 2020 at 3 pm CST

Tattoos of the Week, Piercing & Content News - Studio Update for Nov. 20th, 2020 #121

Submitted by DaVo on Fri, 11/20/2020 - 17:23
Tattoos of the Week, Piercing & Content News - Studio Update #121 - https://youtu.be/DB-6LgsfwmU

Tattoo of the Week from Jack Lowe, Westley Dickerson, and Jimmy St. John.  Also the latest Piercing and Content News from DaVo. It's the Studio Update for Friday, November 20th, 2020.

Currently Operation Policies:

Youtube Video - https://youtu.be/v7pebYE199o

For Tattooing and Skin Kitchen Tattoo - https://skinkitchen.com/updates/20200514

Are Tattoos and Piercings Still Modern Primitive? Q&A in the Kitchen S02 EP23

Submitted by DaVo on Sun, 11/15/2020 - 14:56
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In Q&A in the Kitchen Season 2, Episode 23, with Jack Lowe, Westley Dickerson, Jimmy St John, and DaVo, discuss if Tattoos and Piercings are still part of the Modern Primitive Movement and the underground or if they are just mainstream. This comes from a question submitted by a viewer:

Kels Herselves:

"Do you feel that body modification still represents an act of rebellion against colonial body politics, despite its increasing social approval? Or has body modification as a rebellious act been acculturated by the forces of capitalism?

Tattoos of the Week, Piercing & Content News - Studio Update for Nov 13th, 2020 #120

Submitted by DaVo on Fri, 11/13/2020 - 17:48
Tattoos of the Week, Piercing & Content News - Studio Update for Nov  13th, 2020 #120 - https://youtu.be/nlMk7H22acA

Tattoo of the Week from Jack Lowe, Westley Dickerson, and Jimmy St. John.  Also the latest Piercing and Content News from DaVo. It's the Studio Update for Friday, November 13th, 2020.

Currently Operation Policies:

Youtube Video - https://youtu.be/v7pebYE199o

For Tattooing and Skin Kitchen Tattoo - https://skinkitchen.com/updates/20200514

Are Tattoos and PIercings Still Modern Primitive? Q&A in the Kitchen S02 EP23

Submitted by DaVo on Sun, 11/08/2020 - 14:34
Are Tattoos & Piercings Still Modern Primitive? Q&A in the Kitchen S02 EP23 - https://youtu.be/uepAIqJg3ls

In Q&A in the Kitchen Season 2, Episode 21, with Jack Lowe, Westley Dickerson, Jimmy St John, and DaVo, discuss if Tattoos and Piercings are still part of the Modern Primitive Movement and the underground or if they are just mainstream. This comes from a question submitted by a viewer:

Kels Herselves:

"Do you feel that body modification still represents an act of rebellion against colonial body politics, despite its increasing social approval? Or has body modification as a rebellious act been acculturated by the forces of capitalism?

Tattoos of the Week, Piercing & Content News - Studio Update for Nov 6th, 2020 #119

Submitted by DaVo on Fri, 11/06/2020 - 17:40
Tattoos of the Week, Piercing & Content News - Studio Update for Nov. 6th, 2020 #119 - https://youtu.be/Pz28HkmeM2Q

Tattoo of the Week from Westley Dickerson, and Jimmy St. John.  Also the latest Piercing and Content News from DaVo. It's the Studio Update for Friday, November 6th, 2020.

Currently Operation Policies:

Youtube Video - https://youtu.be/v7pebYE199o

For Tattooing and Skin Kitchen Tattoo - https://skinkitchen.com/updates/20200514

Halloween & Horror Tattoos -- Q&A in the Kitchen S02 EP22

Submitted by DaVo on Sun, 11/01/2020 - 13:41
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In Q&A in the Kitchen Season 2, Episode 22, with Jack Lowe, Westley Dickerson, Jimmy St John, and DaVo, discuss Halloween and Horror-themed tattoos.

To watch the video version go to https://youtu.be/Qwi4pdoerM8

Q&A in the Kitchen is a series where Professional Tattooist and Body Piercers discuss common subjects relating to the Body Arts. If you have a question that you would like us to cover in the future, please comment below or send an email to davo@axiompiercing.com.

Tattoos of the Week, Piercing & Content News - Studio Update for Oct. 30, 2020 #118

Submitted by DaVo on Fri, 10/30/2020 - 15:46
Tattoos of the Week, Piercing & Content News - Studio Update for Oct. 30, 2020 #118 - https://youtu.be/cR8YndHeuz4

Tattoo of the Week from Jack Lowe, Westley Dickerson, and Jimmy St. John.  Also the latest Piercing and Content News from DaVo. It's the Studio Update for Friday, October 30th, 2020.

Currently Operation Policies:

Youtube Video - https://youtu.be/v7pebYE199o

For Tattooing and Skin Kitchen Tattoo - https://skinkitchen.com/updates/20200514