Gypsy Rose Studio & Gallery

James Ann has been in the industry about 20 years and tattooing since 2001. She tattoos by appointment, concentrating mostly on custom work. Her styles range from realistic and portraits to fantasy and Celtic and more. She doesn’t do a lot of cover-ups or bio-mechanical, but does encourage people seeking that kind of work to stop by the shop, and she’ll be happy to refer to other local artists that specialize in that kind of work. The Gallery will include, local fine art including, photography, jewelry, paintings, prints, and more.

James Ann has had work published in major industry magazines and won awards locally and abroad for both her black & grey and color work. Including Best Tattoo at the Biggest Tattoo Show on Earth in Las Vegas, 2009.

Gypsy Rose was opened in 2006 by James Ann. She has worked hard ever since to establish her studio as a premier shop for custom tattooing & body art with a focus on great work & good experiences for her clients. She values all her clients & strives to make sure they know it. She has tattooed at conventions here in the States and abroad, giving her the opportunity to learn from a wide range of artists and observe many different styles of tattooing.

In addition to tattooing James Ann is also an accomplished photographer and painter, and has paintings and photographs from all over the world on display and for sale in her studio. James Ann enjoys living and working in the Black Hills and all the great riding and good living that comes with it. Her family and friends are definitely a priority in her life and business.


177 Museum Dr.
​Hill City, SD 57745

(605) 721-1234