About the Artist

Teri Turrentine is a professional, experienced & knowledgeable Certified Permanent Cosmetic Technician.
She has specialized in all areas of micro-pigmentation for the last 15 years.

Teri had personal 1 -on- 1 extensive instruction from the manual author of a prestigious & well known instructional
institute for permanent cosmetics in Los Angeles. She is a Certified Permanent Cosmetic Technician in Galveston TX, Lodi CA, & Tucson AZ. She travels between several shops & salons offering quality procedures year round. Teri also apprenticed for two years under a well recognized cosmetology instructor in the Northern California area whom has been in the field for over 38 years. Teri specialized in artistic shaping & color theory during her apprenticeship.

Teri was also the sole proprietor of 5150 Tattoo Studio, a renowned body art & piercing studio for over 7 years which she herself established in 1997 located in Lodi, Ca. She was the founder of Tattoo Uprising insde the infamous art gallery of Nic Noblique & was also the origional partner & co-creater of Galveston Tattoo Corner.

In addition to creating a lasting and flattering look in the cosmetic profession, she has also won several talent awards.Teri has been nationally recognized in  Tattoo Magazine, Savage Magazine, and  Skin & Ink . She was personally accredited by the founder of the ALLIANCE OF PROFESSIONAL TATTOOISTS as well as being a former member of NATIONAL TATTOO ASSOCIATION, LIVING ART ASSOCIATION & a current member of THE SOCIETY OF PERMANENT COSMETICS & THE AMERICAN MICROPIGMANTAION ACADAMY.Teri is also a member of THE ART FOR A CURE FOUNDATION and she adheres to strict guidelines set by THE ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSIONAL PIERCERS.

Teri is now a City of Lodi Art Commissioner so much of her time is spent with hands on community public art projects. She is also very involved in youth leadership through her church organization. However, when time allows, continues to travel to various seminars & conventions in order to keep updated on creative ideas and, most importantly, safety & health precautions. A state of the art M-9 Speedclave Sterilizer is monitored by SPS Medical, a third party spore testing service.Teri is certified in the OSHA approved BLOOD BOURNE PATHOGENS and she is registered with the San Joaquin Environmental Health Department.