the gang


Mike Pinto

Mike opened Thick As Thieves in 2004, but has been tattooing for 21 years. He may look gruff, but we can assure you, his charming and witty personality will make your tattoo experience enjoyable. When he’s not at the shop, he’s at home being Dad to his daughter and one-eyed puggle.

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Lis rybecky

Lis has been at the shop for 4 years. If you’ve ever called or stopped in, you’ve probably talked to her. Lis apprenticed under Mike and is tattooing or painting leather jackets when she’s not running the shop. On her off time, she’s at school or at home taking care of her two Sphynx cats and French Bulldog.

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Michael shayne martinez

Michael has been tattooing for more than 10 years. He draws his tattoo influences from Japanese tattooing, yet is well-versed in all styles. When he’s not at the shop, he’s busy being a professional Yu-Gi-Oh player.

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Gordy joined us in 2018 but has been tattooing for over 10 years in Colorado. He specializes in American traditional tattoos but can handle any style. When he’s not at the shop, he’s playing bass in his punk band, riding his motorcycle or taking his Bullterrier on walks to the skatepark.

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Kota joined the crew in 2018 and is a rising star in the tattoo world. Her speciality is anime and pretty much anything cute.

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scott ferguson

Scott has been with Thick As Thieves for 12 years and tattooing for 23. Chances are you probably know him, whether it’s through the shop or nights out. Well versed in all styles, he will make you a solid tattoo.

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Adam came to work with us in 2017 after moving here from Texas. His specializes in American traditional tattoos and has worked under some big name tattooers in his 20 year career. If you see a guy on an orange Harley around town, it’s probably him.

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