The Crafty Queer is a trans-owned OSHA* certified private home tattoo studio, located on Washington Avenue in Albany, NY.  For more information, or to request an appointment, please fill out our Tattoo Booking Form and check out our FAQ sheet

Alister, the owner and artist behind The Crafty Queer, specializes in black and gray fine line tattooing on all skin and body types. They have extensive experience tattooing folks in fat bodies, people living with disabilities, and the LGBTQ community. They aim to foster a welcoming, trauma-informed, and body positive tattoo experience for all people.

Their favorite subject matter to tattoo includes nature and queer culture, but custom requests are accepted when they align with Alister's art style and capabilities. Check out their Flash Book to see available pieces. Prices are located in the bottom corner of each page. Sliding scale rates are available for BIPOC.

If you are interested in a flash appointment, or would like to request a custom piece, please fill out a Tattoo Booking Form 

To see more of Alister's body of work and portfolio, including a tour of the studio, check out The Crafty Queer on Instagram.  You can also learn more by checking out our FAQ sheet.





*The Crafty Queer maintains their annual Bloodborne Pathogens Certification Course through the Occupation Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Scan QR code below to verify certificate authenticity.  They have also completed coursework in trauma-informed tattoo practices and first aid.


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