Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 3:05pm

We are super excited to announce Joelle is here with us at the shop. Her portfolio will be added to our website shortly, but in the mean time, do check her out on instagram, @joelletattoo.

To book a consult with her, give us a shout! 


Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 3:02pm

Due to an extremely high demand and volume of emails, her books remained opened for a whopping 24 hours.

Thanks everyone for following instructions and we look forward to seeing ya here.  

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 10:11am

Pat is no longer accepting open consultations. He will review emails to  for potential clients interested in larger work in the following styles right now:





Friday, February 3, 2017 - 2:43pm

J. Majury from FIrst String Tattoos in Winnipeg is with us again from July 19-26 and August 29 - September 6  (Previous dates : April 26-May 3,  May 24/25 & 30/31,  June 23-28.)

Check him out and come get tattooed!

Sunday, January 1, 2017 - 11:54pm

J is with us again from January 18-25! Browse his portfolio, creep his Instagram and website, and call the shop to book some time! 



Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 11:23am

Rites of Passage will be closed December 24-26th for Christmas.

Hope you all enjoy yours!



Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 1:40pm

We are pleased to again host Winnipegs J.Majury from November 23-30. 

Check out his work in the artist sectiion here, his intagram @jmaury, or his website

Call the shop (306-956-8282) or shoot him an email ( to book in!


Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 12:55pm

Oooh shoots, the guest spot gods are smiling on us this summer!  Kevin Johnson of Heavy Horse Tattoo in Olds, Alberta will be joining us at ROP from September 1-4!
Check out his portfolio via Instagram @heavyhorsetattoos
Do yourself a favour and Either call the shop for details (306-956-8282) or email him at and stake your claim to some of this this mans time.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 12:52pm

Oooh shoots, the guest spot gods are smiling on us this summer!  Kevin Johnson of Heavy Horse Tattoo in Olds, Alberta will be joining us at ROP from September 1-4!
Check out his portfolio via Instagram @heavyhorsetattoos
Do yourself a favour and Either call the shop for details (306-956-8282) or email him at and stake your claim to some of this this mans time.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 2:08pm

We are happy to be hosting J. Majury of First String Tattoo Studio here at ROP August 7-10! Check his portfolio out (under the artists tab)  for details, links to his  instagram and website will be found there, where you can find much more of his work! 

J. is coming to us with 10 years experience and a wealth of talent, be sure to take advantage of this opportunity!

Call the shop or fire us off an email with any questions!


Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 10:27am

Effective May 1, 2016

*Artists*  rates will be $175/hr for starting new work. Work in progress will be finished at the previous rate.

(Pat, Graeme & Rebecca will be increasing. Jose and Bryan remain at their previous rate.)

Thank you.


Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 11:29am

Rebecca is taking a hiatus from booking consultations.  She's booked now well into 2017, and this is far enough for the time being!  We will announce here, facebook and instagram when her books are once again opened.

Follow Rebecca on instagram @rbeccablair_art and stay tuned for potential cancellation openings.

And the shop @ritesofpassagetattoo



Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 10:52am

Fridays & Saturdays 3-9 we have an artist here for walk in tattoos. First come, first serve basis, but feel free to call the shop with any questions! 


Monday, December 28, 2015 - 12:08pm

Marshall is not longer tattooing with us here at Rites of Passage.  

He can be reached at Young Guns Tattoo.

Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 4:19pm

Most questions you have can be answered by reading information provided in the "FAQ"  or "About" sections of this website.  

Give 'em a skim through!  If you still don't have your answer, don't hesitite to give the shop a call during business hours,  or you can contact the front desk under the contact tab of the website. 


Friday, January 16, 2015 - 1:09pm

Pat will be taking a brief hiatus from taking **CONSULTS**, probably until spring. 

***He is still tattooing, business as usual!!***


For those of you who are currently waiting on Pats call back list, be assured that we haven't forgotten about you!  We will definately be in touch as soon as we get closer to wrapping up the current call back clients! Thanks so much for your patience and understanding, folks! 

If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to giv the shop a call.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 10:16am

Graeme is now booking appointments for large scale tattoos for the new year!  Give the shop a call and we can set you up with a consult. 

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 11:22am

Please "like" our new facebook pages (and share if you feel inclined!), so that we can keep you up to date on shop news and promotions! 

We are currently offereing Remembrance Day tattoos of artist flash sheets from now until Novemeber 11th or so. Call, come down, or check facebook for details!!

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 9:58am

We have two fabulous new artists here at the shop, Aaron and Rebecca!

Both are accepting new clients with a fairly short waiting list,  feel free to check out their skills and  style in their profiles under our "artists"  section!

Call (306)956-8282 to set up consultations with these folks to see what they can do for you!


Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 10:16am

We will have some time available for walk ins during the fringe!  We will also be promoting our apprentice Aaron Garand, who specializes in american traditonal style. Hes got some wicked flash sheets and art set up here at the shop, so pop in, and have a look!  Aaron's current rate is $80/hr, while the rest of the artists will be at our ususal shop rate. Hope to see some of your faces!!

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 9:53pm

Danny Dismember will no longer be tattooing with ROP Tattoo.  Any clients with outstanding work may contact Danny (via facebook)  here:

Pat is also once again booking  medium to large black and grey skull-based biomechanical tattooing for clients interested in this style. Call 306-956-8282 to book consultations or  future appointments.

Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 3:17pm

We carry some locally made, all natural hand made soap on conignment here at Rites of Passage! $9 will get you a bar, and a snappy  lil tin! 

Check out their website for more info, or come on down and see if they pass the sniff test!

We also have some gorgeous bees wax Skull candles, made locally.  Small ones sell for $5 and the large ones are $70.

We still have a variety of shop shirts.


Come check us out!

Monday, November 25, 2013 - 10:10am

For those of you that have missed Danny's black and grey tattoo stylings, maybe his low hanging pants, he is now back from Regina and tattooing at our shop again!

Stop by sometime to say hi, book an appointment, or maybe bring him a belt to  stop his pants from hanging past his ass! He will appreciate your concern!

Sunday, September 1, 2013 - 12:22am

Sorry folks! But with the onset of fall, the "warm weather walk-ins" are now finished for the year. Please call the studio at (306)956-8282 for booking and availability!


Graeme and Pat will be away from the studio next week, visiting Montreal, so if you have any questions, feel free to call and ask our lovely desk ladies Sara or Hanna!

Monday, August 12, 2013 - 3:03pm

Regretfully, Jesse Zabos will no longer be employed with Rites of Passage Tattoo. 

Customers with appointments with Jesse or outstanding deposits can contact him via facebook from now on to make arrangements, and keep up to date with his future professional development.

Otherwise, ROP still will continue to offer 6 quality professional tattooists for clients wishing to still get work done at our studio, and are we able to refer any future consultations to the right person for you!