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TATTOO

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OUR ARTISTS

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ALLY RAE

owner, artist

Ally Rae has been creating art throughout her entire life, but began tattooing over five years ago in her hometown of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, where she currently resides. Ally  finds tattooing to be a unique creative outlet that allows for all of her past experience in various mediums to come together. Although she is a versatile artist, she prefers to work in her distinct style, including fine-lines and blackwork stippling. Ally is a mother and caretaker by nature. Her vision of creating Moon Rae Tattoo was to curate a peaceful environment for the community that is a safe place for clients and artists to express themselves.

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SIERRA NICOLE

resident artist

Although she hails from just across the Iowa border, Sierra Nicole began tattooing at Vishnu Bunny here in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. After spending a year cleaning the floors and scrubbing tubes, soaking in all the knowledge she could from those around her, she began tattooing in 2017. Since then, she has begun traveling, moving a few times and meeting an incredible community of mentors in the process, before joining Ally Rae in her vision for Moon Rae Tattoo. She believes passionately in Moon Rae’s goal to create a safe, comfortable space for everyone to enjoy. She believes tattooing can be a powerful tool both in healing and in empowering a person with the ability to decorate their skin in whatever way they deem beautiful. Sierra enjoys working primarily with heavy lines, blackwork and dotwork - tattooing mostly flora, fauna, geometry, and religious/occult imagery. She prefers drawing bespoke tattoo designs, but always welcomes any ideas or references a client might have. She is best reached by personal email: sierranicoletattoo@gmail.com  

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ERIN BENNETT

resident artist

Erin Bennett has been tattooing professionally in Sioux Falls for over 15 years.  She is versed in both color work and black and gray, particularly enjoying elements of pop culture; video games, tv shows, cartoons, and books.  Committed to quality work and client care, she is excited to work in a female owned shop with opportunities to give back to the local community.  Cooking and knitting socks are favorite hobbies, along with raising two energetic kids alongside her fantastic husband.  Personal email: brokenwishbone.tattoo@gmail.com

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ABOUT US

Moon Rae Tattoo is a Woman-Owned, women-operated tattoo boutique in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Envisioned and brought to fruition by Ally Rae, we offer a highly personalized tattoo experience in a comforting and safe environment. Our small staff of professionally trained artists utilize the highest quality tools and practices to ensure your safety. Tattooing can be an incredibly healing experience, as well as an opportunity to enrich one's life with meaning and beauty. It is our goal to achieve these things in an inclusive atmosphere, and we strive to ensure persons of color and the LGBTQ+ community feel safe and appreciated in our shop.

 

An appointment is required – we do not do walk-ins or same day appointments, nor do we tattoo anyone under the age of 18 at this establishment. The first step in our booking process is a consultation, and you may visit our frequently asked questions page for more information.  A consultation is free of charge and truly the best way for us to get to know you, listen to your ideas, discuss pricing, and make sure we have all the information needed to achieve the best results for your tattoo. It may take several weeks to several months to get an appointment with us, and that is because we pride ourselves on taking extra time with our clients, as well as limit the number of people in our shop for client safety and comfort.

 

If you are new to our shop, or tattooing in general, please visit our FAQ page. Topics include – how to book an appointment, what it means when our “books are closed,” aftercare information, what to expect during a consultation and why we require one prior to your tattoo appointment, accepted forms of payment, and what happens if you need to reschedule, or miss your appointment.

 

The best way to start any tattoo process is by taking the time to research the studio and artist portfolios. We appreciate your time and look forward to working with you!

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CONTACT US

LOCATION:

2005 S Minnesota Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57105, United States

 

PHONE:

(605) 271-1479

Open by appointment only.

No walk-ins or same day appointments.

We do not tattoo anyone under 18.

No Call- No Show Policy

We will not book you again if you do not call to cancel or reschedule and do not show up to your appointment. 

 

You may email or call if you need to reschedule and your artist will be in touch with you.