Tattoos are a way to express many things. Some do find it a way to express the love for the art they have. One such artist is Ryan Ashley. read on to know about the tatted tattoo artist.
Ryan’s bio, age, family, childhood, education
Ryan Ashley was born on April 29, 1987, in Pennsylvania, United States. Her full name is Ryan Ashley Malarkey. The 31-year-old tattoo artist is also the co-owner of the antiques, taxidermy and novelty shop The Strange & Unusual Oddities Parlor. There is no further information available on her parents, siblings and her life as a child.
The school from where she graduated from high school is unknown. As she was interested in fashion designing, she joined the Fashion Institute of Technology to study fashion designing. From there she graduated in the year 2007 with the title Critic’s Choice award winner of her graduating class.
Her nationality is American and ethnicity is Caucasian.
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After her graduation from the fashion institute, she lived in the New York City. There she worked as a designer and artist for a private label clothing company. After around 4 years, she quit the company in 2011. Then she made a life-changing decision to come back to her hometown and embrace her love for fashion and art- in the form of tattoos, full time.
The black and grey tattoo artist practiced her skills for one year in a private studio. After she felt she was ready, she came out to show her tattoo making skills to the world.
The tattoo artist is so good in her field of profession that she is an award winner. Her success has helped her get featured in Inked Magazine and Freshly Inked. People wait in line to get inked by her. She has a private and appointment only tattoo studio in her The Strange & Unusual Oddities Parlor. Talk about VIP!
In 2017, she became the first female winner in the eight season of the show Ink Master. After winning she became one of the stars of the spin-off show Ink Master: Angels. Including Ryan, the show also stars 3 other competitors- Kelly Doty, Nikki Simpson and Gia Rose. The team tour the country organizing tattoo artistry competitions. These type of competitions does provide a stage for most struggling tattoo artists.
Her boyfriend is Josh Balz who is a keyboardist. After being in the relationship with him for a long time, they got engaged in 2016. Their marriage date has not been confirmed yet but we all hope that in love couple will soon tie the knot.
Together they are the owners of their parlor The Strange & Unusual Oddities Parlor. The engaged couple lives in Back Mountain, Pensylvania with their two faithful pet dogs Toronto and Casper.
For someone who has tattooed her almost every part and is used to showing off her body art, her body measurements are still not revealed to the public. Guessing from her pictures we can assume that she likes to keep her hair silvery grey which brings out the blue in her eyes. We hope her body measurements such as height, weight, bra size, waist size, hip size, shoe size, dress size will soon be available to the public.