Tom Spaulding grew up in the tattoo business. His father, Huck Spaulding, was a pioneer in tattooing. Tom opened his first studio in 1976. He has had a studio on Central Avenue in Albany since 1978. He specializes in custom designs, cover-up and restoration work, as well as bold tribal designs and bright, colorful pieces. Tom has been doing body piercing since 1990, and he has been certified in Prevention of Disease Transmission by the Association of Professional Tattooists.
"My customer's safety and satisfaction are my main concerns. I am a perfectionist, and I try to make sure each tattoo and piercing I do is my very best. I want to make the tattoo or piercing experience as comfortable and as enjoyable as possible for my customers."