Melanie Nead

Melanie moved to Portland from Santa Cruz, California in 1999. She majored in Literature at Lewis and Clark College and began her tattoo apprenticeship with Dustin Ranck after graduating. She loves reading and writing, botany, her beautiful garden, Orange Cat, camping, and hiking. If you want to get her talking, bring up books or science facts.


Melanie is not currently taking new clients. Keep an eye on our social media for updates. Thank you!