Award winning tattoo artist Steph Burnside has been tattooing in San Diego for over 15 years and opened Vivid Tattoo 5 years ago with a mission to change the environment in which people get tattooed. With the total comfort and satisfaction of the customer as first priority, Vivid Tattoo will make sure your tattoo experience is a great one.
Steph started her tattoo career at Royal Tattoo on Park Blvd. After 4 years, she moved to On Point on University for a temporary gig where she stayed about 8 months. After that she found a home at Edgewater Tattoo where she worked up until she opened Vivid in University Heights, Eventually she settled in her neighborhood of HILLCREST. She loves to tattoo almost anything: detail work, realism, COLOR blasting, black and grey portraits, and copying famous works of art are some of her favorite things to tattoo. She can do custom images and loves to freehand.
Steph has been interested in art since a young age & eventually studied art in college at Otis/Parsons in LA. She is grateful to have created a career doing something she is passionate about.