Laura Bonfanti, a tattooer, and the owner of CPTC, was born in St. Louis City and graduated from CVPA High School, class of 1991 where she majored in visual art, and minored in photography, creative writing and silversmithing. She began tattooing in 1996 when she realized she could take her interests in visual art, cultural anthropology, healing arts, and body adornment and combine them into work as a tattooer. Her career began under the apprenticeship of R. Hammer Madison and ‘Tatu’ Tony DiPietro. near Daytona, FL. It was here that she earned the nickname “BoraBoraLaura”.
When she moved back to St. Louis in 2010, she knew she wanted to be back home on the South Side for good. She is excited to welcome you to her studio in lovely SOHA. Her diversity of experience with many different, talented artists and varied clientele during her travels over the years have helped her hone her skills in a variety of styles and techniques. She is happy to help you with a small traditional butterfly, a portrait of your dog, a sleeve of skulls, a soft floral, or a cover up of that certain tattoo which wasn’t as cool as it should have been. She can meet almost any request.
An Ohio Native, Jeremy has over 10 years of tattooing experience and has lived in the heart of St. Louis City for the past 7 years. He is also a dedicated family man.
Jeremy enjoys black & grey realism/horror and portrait work, and also enjoys full color. He loves a good challenge and enjoys fine-line and intricate detailed work.
Jeremy strives to provide his clientele with exactly what they envision and to improve in his craft every day.
You can view more of Jeremy’s work at jeremylamberttattoos.com.
St. Louis born and raised, Wally has been tattooing for 9 years. Widely experienced in lettering and traditional tattooing as well as other popular styles. Although hand-drawn lettering has become a “lost art” to most, Wally’s focus on lettering has been ongoing for over a decade. Whether it’s a quote, verse, name, or even a single letter… he will knock it out of the park. Bring him your tattoo ideas in the shop or email for info
Lora was born and raised in St. Louis, MO. From an early age she realized she loved to draw and any platform where she could be creative. She moved to Austin in ‘02 to attend school, majoring in Art Metals. After she was done with school, she decided to apply her art training towards her true passion; tattooing. After moving from Austin, to Florida, to Colorado, Lora has landed back in St. Louis to be closer to family.
Lora has been tattooing solidly since 2013. She enjoys tattooing plants, animals, mandalas, outer space, and anything linework focused. Reflections of her enthusiasm for travel and music can be seen in her work. Lora has a weak spot for a good pun and a fascination with classic horror. She’s a great choice to commemorate your jokester at heart or to bring some monsters and gore into your life.