Nikki Forte

Owner | Tattoo Artist | Photographer

Nikki is a traveling event photographer and tattoo artist currently residing in "The Gem City" Dayton, OH where she opened FORTE Studios in 2017.


Nikki began establishing herself as a professional photographer in 2011 and began tattooing full time in 2016.  


Before her leap into photography and tattooing she built up over 15 years of experience as a graphic designer for web development, garment production and advertising, while dabbling into other interests such as comic book illustration and event hosting and coordination.

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Currently Booking Tattoo Appointments for June 2021