Award-winning artist Amy Black speaks to Shannon about her nonprofit, Pink Ink Fund, which offers financial assistance to women for nipple and areola repigmentation (tattooing) post mastectomy. Amy's goal is to enable as many women as possible to have the opportunity to regain the natural coloration of their nipples, which is only possible is thru tattooing. Pink Ink Fund helps ease the financial burdens along the path to complete healing.
Amy attended the prestigious Columbus College of Art and Design. After college, she interned at a tattoo shop and ultimately ended up buying the business from the owners. She has been rated the Best Tattoo Artist/Studio in Richmond Magazine and Style Magazine multiple times, and was also named RVA Magazine’s Best Local Tattoo Artist.
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