Portfolio

Sam McWilliams

sam

Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Sam likes to tattoo in many styles including pen and ink, painterly, botanical illustration, flora and fauna of California, birds, precise text, Buddhist iconography, and calligraphy. She is known for a client based approach and honors collaboration to create your tattoo.

Inspiration for her tattoo and personal artwork comes from client interaction, textile patterns, the natural word, the ocean, Buddhism, literature, poetry, cave paintings, fine art, and the fine work of craftspeople around the world making gorgeous things with their hands.

Tattooing since 2002, Sam has worked at Black and Blue Tattoo in San Francisco, Andromeda in New York City, Tuesday Tattoo with Jesse Tuesday in San Francisco, and Diving Swallow in Oakland. She is a guest artist at New Rose Tattoo in Portland and splits her time between San Francisco and Vancouver, BC.

The tattooers she worked with in New York used to say, "I didn't find tattooing; it found me." She is very grateful for this trade, and looks forward to meeting you and working with you to create the piece that is right for you.

Please email, call or text her for an appointment.

Phone: (415) 797-8245
E-mail:

website
facebook
instagram

 

Contact

Mermaids Tattoo Studio

3032 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

(415) 550-1400

Wed - Mon 11 am to 6 pm.
Closed on Tuesdays

In the news

Anne got interviewed by 7x7:
We Wanna Be Friends With Anne Williams, Founder of Mermaids All-Girl Tattoo Studio

News

Ready to be tattooed?

You can call the studio at (415) 550-1400 or contact an artist directly for consultations or availability.

Testimonials

"I so appreciate your beautiful work and lovely company." Amy, San Francisco, CA

"Anne, your artistry and gentle touch are appreciated beyond words." Lisa, Santa Ana, CA

Newsletter

Instagram

  • Thank you Sarah for this lovely firsttattoo project! AnneWilliams mermaidstattoostudiohellip
  • My eclipse buddy oregoncoast muchneededvacation almostreadytocomehome almost mermaidstattoostudio sanfrancisco
  • Just one of the gazillion reasons why I love thishellip
  • Cute polish bottle tattoo on nail polish aficionado Thanks Amanda!!hellip
  • Forearm walkin at end of day for Anne Thanks Valliorehellip
  • greatwhiteshark and mantaray guide him Thanks Jake! AnneWilliams mermaidstattoostudio sanfrancisco
  • Hey Mom! Im on a billboard! Womanmade body art Localhellip
  • Bold californiapoppy on Kelly from Albuquerque by Anne annewilliams mermaidstattoostudiohellip
© Mermaids Tattoo Studio 2017