Bearcat Tattoo Gallery

For The Love Of The Art

A SAN DIEGO TATTOO GALLERY

From the first step inside, you’ll feel at home. We’re like family here, and you’re always welcome. Once inside, you’ll be greeted by a tight-knit family. Bearcat is a crew of artists that pride ourselves on our passion for fine art and creativity.

From our relaxed, clean, and calm gallery in Little Italy, we create incredible masterpieces in a variety of artistic styles. We each bring our heart, passion, travels, style, personality, and influences into every piece.

Take a look at our artists’ work and set up a time to share your idea with us. We’d love to talk about your concept and get to know each other. You can proceed with your choice of artist, or if you’d like, we can get a feel for your vision and desired style, then introduce you to the artist that can best articulate your vision.

Sierra Colt

Sierra’s focus is on large ornately detailed and adorned tattoos. His bold vivid color work shows through many styles with Japanese influence in design and flow. The tattoo concepts created by Sierra have rich depth and wonderful intrigue.

Chad Whitson

Chad uses an illustrative whimsical style to play with bright colors and dream up amazing original concepts. He can take a basic idea and evolve it to a wonderful tattoo. Chad always tries to create illustrations with fun characters and ideas.

Nate Anderson

Nathan has an unforgettable signature style specializing in photo realistic and highly detailed tattoos. His work is a fusion of bright bold colors as well as soft black and grey designs. Nate has also been known to rock out some Disney tattoos.

Matt Heinz

Matt’s neo-traditional focus is inspired by the age of wizards, weapons, and warriors. His designs are ornate and adorned. He draws inspiration from traditional styles and modern techniques. His expertise in occult and fantasy art shines through his tattoos.

Tyler Ciarlanti

Tyler’s works are primarily in black and grey with a focus on realism. He is inspired by horror films and draws inspiration from the creepy characters of those worlds. His tattooing ranges from soft beautiful floral art to dark horror imagery.

We Believe In

  • Inspired designs & precise detailing
  • Bold, clean lines & bright colors that last
  • Style & technique that contours to your body
  • A warm & welcoming atmosphere
  • Medical-grade gallery cleanliness & sterility
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How to Take Care of Your New Tattoo

A handy guide on the traditional aftercare method for your new tattoo.

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New T-Shirt

Chad Whitson Signature Shirt Released!

Each artist at Bearcat Tattoo Gallery is designing a signature Limited Edition T-Shirt. Chad Whitson is the first release of the Bearcat Signature Series. Chad’s creation of the “Bear and the Cat” is a large full color print on the back of a black t-shirt. It’s tagged with our custom dated signature T design on the left arm. Each design will be an exclusive print of 150 and thats it. Every 2-3 months we will release a new artist shirt as the crew creates their custom designs.  Check them out

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