Thick as Thieves opened in 2004 with the vision of being an old school tattoo parlor that provides top quality custom tattooing. Conveniently located in the heart of Denver, Colorado, Thick as Thieves has a bright, clean, welcoming environment with the eclectic feel that you would hope for in a tattoo shop. 

Our artists have traveled the world attending tattoo conventions and doing guest spots. We have won awards for our tattooing and art work. In 2012, owner Mike Pinto landed a spot on the national TV show “TLC’s Americas Worst Tattoos” where he was given the opportunity to turn a mistake into a beautiful tattoo. He has become recognized as one of the premier tattoo artists in Colorado. Scott Ferguson is the official tattoo artist for Sailor Jerry brand rum in Colorado. Thick as Thieves recently added two new artists, Jeremy Barber, his 17 years experience makes him well versed in Japanese and traditional American tattooing. In addition to winning awards for his tattooing, Jeremy designs skateboards for some of the major skateboard companies in the country. Also joining Thick as Thieves is Sam Kuhn, aka ‘The Samazon.‘ Sam is a talented young artist, and we are happy to have her join our shop. Thick as Thieves has some of the finest and most experienced tattoo artists in the state, with over 50 years combined experience versed in all styles of tattooing. Each artists passion is to help our clients achieve their personal tattoo vision. Additionally, Thick as Thieves brings some of the biggest names in tattooing to Colorado. Past guest artists have included Big Gus from Spike TV’s ‘Tattoo Nightmares’, Takashi Matsuba a traditional tebori tattooer from Japan, Meghan Hoogland, Tomas Archuleta, Aaron Odell, and many more. 


Whether you’re a first timer or a serious collector, Thick as Thieves will deliver.