Mary Joy is a San Francisco-based tattoo artist. She studied art in Italy and is part of the vibrant San Francisco art scene. Her work is based in traditional tattooing and is imbued with a deep love and respect for classical art themes. She tattoos worldwide and has exhibited her art in museums and galleries.

While her artistic repertoire is vast, women’s faces, occult and mythological figures, plants and animals are her favorite themes tattoo. Mary learned to tattoo from the legendary Ed Hardy who taught her to break the mold while building on the innovators of the past.