Professional staff dedicated to providing body art of the highest quality in a clean, comfortable and safe environment.
The staff in our studios are all highly trained to provide the highest quality body piercing, tattooing and scarification services available in Australia. They are not only trained in all aspects of body art techniques and sterile procedures, but are fully conversant with all the various types and designs of body jewellery, tattoos, scarification, and can answer your questions and advise you on what is best suited to your needs.
They are also very friendly and experts at guiding you through your piercing, tattoo and scarification experience with understanding and compassion. All of our staff have body art of one kind or another so they know what you are going through!
We employ both male and female body piercers and tattoo artists so that if you have a preference for one or the other we can happily accommodate your needs.
Owner, Body Piercer and Scarification Artist
Pete has been with The Piercing Urge since 1992 and is one of Australia’s longest servicing body piercers. Pete is also a scarification artist and specialises in genital piercing. When not at work he is a volunteer fire fighter with the CFA in Edithvale and enjoys long walks along the beach with his dog Phoebe.
After a lifelong love of body piercing Suzanne began her career in 2012 and worked in a couple of other studios before joining the team here at The Piercing Urge in 2015. She enjoys doing genital piercings, large gauge piercings, stretching piercings and anything a little bit “out there”, although her favourite thing about body piercing is the power that it can have to completely change someone’s life.
Apprentice Body Piercer
Nick started his apprenticeship here at The Piercing Urge in May 2016. He loves learning about piercing and his goal is to continue expanding his knowledge so he can give all his current and future clients the best possible experience. Aside from piercing, Nick also loves a good gig and the perfect burrito.
Will began his piercing journey in 2014 and after working in a few other studios, joined The Piercing Urge team in late 2018. Melbourne born, definite dog lover, Will has a soft spot for large gauge genital work but most of all loves to make people feel happier and more confident about their body.
For years Ran has pushed the boundaries of tattooing in Australia. He began tattooing on 06/06/06, the first artist in Australia to take tattooing outside the strict confines it had created. A true renegade and artist. Featuring in countless publications and gaining notoriety both here and abroad as an artist not content with what has been before. A tattooist, brut artist, designer and builder. From the fringe into the obscure. Ran specialises in abstract, modern, painted style, characters, abstract noir, pattern work, neo realism, heavy black work and all things outside the norm.
Hailing from New Zealand, Fiona has been tattooing since 2008. This crazy cat lady joined The Piercing Urge team in early 2014 and she specialises in illustrative, soft coloured tattoos with an emphasis on nature, animals and female characters.
Joining the team in early 2019, Tristan specialises in Japanese, line art, pop culture, anime and micro tattoos since he began tattooing in 2014. Tristan is an avid lover of manga and anime and is always happy to talk about it too much. Aside from in the studio, you can usually catch tristan working at tattoo expos around Australia.
Levi has been tattooing since 2014, and since joining the team in early 2019 he has been enjoying doing traditional, neotraditional and dotwork tattoos. After a long day of tattooing, Levi likes to go home and enjoy a cuddle with his fluffy dog Margaret.