Award-winning tattoo artist Monica Barnes is well known in the Greater Philadelphia area for running her successful tattoo shop over the last 28 years. In 1999, she founded the Pennsylvania Institute of Tattooing in Downingtown, Pennsylvania.
Monica is a natural artist with an eye for detail. Although her business continues to thrive, she has recognized the growing need for experienced artists in the medical field. In 2010, she joined forces with her daughter, Mandy Sauler, to meet the growing need for experts in her field. She is now a leading trainer with the Sauler Institute, training people from around the globe along with performing micropigmentation procedures at various hospitals in Pennsylvania.
Monica received her certifications from the Sauler Institute of Tattooing and has additional certifications include Pain Control, Safety Effectiveness and Bloodborne Pathogen.