Marc Rainville
Shop Owner
Marc is the owner of the shop. He specializes in realism, Polynesian, and portrait tattooing. He is semi-retired U.S Veteran and lives at the NC coast. He currently works at Hardwire Tattoo in downtown Wilmington, NC. If you want plan a trip to get tattooed by him please contact him directly via email at 

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Lee Leal
Shop Manager/Piercer
Lee is our full-time body piercer and manager; she also owns the piercing side of the business. She is one of the sweetest people that you will ever meet. Lucky for us, her piercing journey started right here in our studio in March of 2015. She was a quick study and caught on faster than anyone we have ever seen. She also got to meet the love of her life while working with us too and got blessed with her first-born daughter in 2021. Stop in and see her for your next body piercing. She is fabulous with children and is also fluent in Spanish.

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Drew Collins
​Head Artist
Drew has been tattooing throughout
the southeast United States for 13 years. Hailing a style that is bold, colorful and traditional but also versatile enough to handle black and grey needs. Drew approaches every tattoo with care and crafts each design to last a lifetime. When not tattooing Drew is a family man who is raising his daughter and their newest addition to the family, a beautiful set of twin baby girls.  If you want a good tattoo experience, Drew Collins is your man.

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Kaylie Powell
Kaylie has always had a passion for art from a very young age. She’s a self-taught artist who wrote and drew comics for several years with some of her work being featured in print. In 2014 she discovered a love for acrylic painting and worked as a painting instructor for all ages for over 6 years. In 2020, she completed her year-long tattoo apprenticeship and began tattooing professionally. She lives with her partner and two cats, and enjoys reading, playing video games, hiking, nature, and coffee. Kaylie favors

a neotraditional style, and her favorite things to tattoo are nature elements, bones, animals, insects, the female form, florals, botany, spooky things, mystical and mythological subjects, classical art and art history-inspired, cartoons, anime, black and grey, and lots of color!

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Nick Williams
Nick has been in the tattooing industry since 2016 when he started his apprenticeship with our very own, Drew Collins. He finished his apprenticeship in 2020 and has been tattooing since. Nick has been an artist, you can say all of his life. He eats and breathes art. Whether he is at home or at work, he is forever drawing on his spare time. His forte is in American Traditional tattoos, although he can do more tattoos outside of that style. When Nick is not at work tattooing, you can find him enjoying his time off with his wife and fur-kids. 

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