Jim LoPresti

Jim LoPresti began his tattoo career in 1996, first working in Black Rock and then New Haven, before opening Lucky Soul Tattoo in 2001.

Jim's primary focus is working in black and grey, with his speciality being portraiture and realism. He truly enjoys bringing a photo to life on the skin, whether it be a portrait of a friend or family member, a beloved pet, a wilderness landscape, or a renaissance sculpture.

Over the 20+ years Jim has been in the tattoo industry he has won many awards and trophies for his black & gray work at conventions throughout the country, as well as receiving focus in national tattoo magazines. Even after all these years, Jim is still known as one of the nicest guys in the biz. He strives to make his clients comfortable and to feel like they are a part of the LST family.