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Private Studio

Alchemy Tattoo & Gallery is a woman owned private tattoo studio. Our goal is to provide a safe, beautiful, and professional environment for our art collectors. All bodies are welcome in this judgement free, LGBTQ, queer and body positive space near Chicago. Whether patrons are collecting body art or fine art, we seek to provide a unique, inclusive experience. Alchemy blends the curation of body art with modern safety standards, always striving to exceed expectations. We aim to bring vision to reality for our patrons through communication and understanding. We work by appointment only and do not accept walk-ins.


Our Art

We strive to provide our patrons with high level artistry. Our artists carefully curate each tattoo for their art collectors to ensure they are receiving art that best embodies their vision. Artists at Alchemy Tattoo & Gallery specialize in but aren't limited to realistic illustrative, anime tattoos, kawaii, cute, pet portraits, florals, neo traditional, and female portraiture tattoos. 

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Private Studio

Alchemy is a woman owned and operated tattoo studio. Our goal is to provide a comfortable and private space for our clients. 

One on one session with our artists ensures a comfortable environment where all bodies are welcome.

Amy Porter, Bird Tattoo, Alchemy Tattoo & Gallery, private studio, woman owned business, female tattoo artist,

Our Process

We strive to educate our clients prior to and after the tattoo process. Whether this is your first tattoo or your an experienced collector, our goal is to provide information to ensure confidence with our tattoo process. Our process includes 100% disposable supplies. 

Amy Porter, female tattoo artist, chicago tattoo, alchemy tattoo & gallery, tattooing, woman owned business

Health is Priority

We make your health our number one goal. Licensed with Illinois Department of Human Health and our artist is certified with Blood Borne Pathogens training. 

Photo by Marlo Louden Photography


107 E Highland Ave

Elgin, IL 60120

Alchemy is located on the second floor. We are in s historical building and only have stair access .  

There is a private entrance on Highland Ave, please ring doorbell and you will be allowed in if you have an appointment. Our door remains locked. We do not accept walk-ins.

Parking at 114 Division St Parking Lot



Monday - Sunday:  Appointment Only




Direct Metra train from Chicago Union Station via the Milwaukee District West (MD-W) train.

Alchemy is a two block walk from the Downtown Elgin Metra station.



Free Parking across the street from the studio at

114 Division St Parking​​

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