Welcome to Mainstay!

shop-photo2Zach Nelligan and Ivan Antonyshev are proud to present Mainstay Tattoo: Austin's first and only completely classic tattoo shop. Here you will find all hand-painted designs by us, plus a regular roster of visiting guest artists. Walk-ins and appointments are both welcome, and custom work is also available. While we focus on traditional designs, we're also able to satisfy a wide range of styles. Please take a look around our new web site and feel free to inquire about an appointment or additional information! Read More


Gift Certificates Available!

Gift certificates are available year-round in any quantity.  The only gift that will last a lifetime!  Stop into the shop anytime, or e-mail if you need one sent out.

Next Guest Artists

Jan. 20-21: Cheyenne Sawyer & Aaron Hodges

Cheyenne Sawyer from Portland and Aaron Hodges from San Rafael will be here soon!  You can see more of their work here.  Please contact them for appointments.