Southern Sting Tattoos was founded in 1997 by Bobby Pitre. The original location was in Bobby's hometown of Galliano, Louisiana. The shop was moved to Larose, Louisiana in September of 2002 and is still operating there. The existing crew of Southern Sting consists of Bobby Pitre (Owner, Artist), Derek Matherne (Artist), Curtis Morgan (Artist), Leo Sampey (Artist), Eric Guidry (Artist), Anthony Pitre(Shop Manager) and Elizabeth Guidry (Shop Attitude Adjuster). Each artist at Southern Sting is capable of many different styles of work (Refer to the ARTIST page for a look at our Galleries online!) Here at Southern Sting we srtive on excellence in our work. Each tattoo is done with the satisfaction of the customer in mind. A new set of needles are used on each tattoo and all other equipment is autoclave sterilized. The shop meets all Louisiana Board of Health rules & regulations. All artists are licensed by the Louisiana Board of Health. Sterilization & Cleanliness are top priority here at Southern Sting. If you have any questions about our sterilization methods, just ask! We believe that our focus on great tattoo work and our freindly environment are top notch here at Southern Sting. So if ever you are traveling through the swamps of Southern Louisiana, come on down and experience the Sting. We are looking forward to it!