From a small town in Indiana, Teresa Sharpe had anything but a smooth childhood growing up. Due to the circumstances surrounding her family, Sharpe quickly became independent when she was named the custodial guardian of two of her siblings and adopted her younger brother, Brandon, all of whom she subsequently raised. Although Sharpe was always artistic, it was not until she
got a piercing apprenticeship while attending college for fine art that she realized her true passion was in tattoos. This past winter, Teresa went on the road to work in various shops all over the country. In addition to her four-year run with tattoos, Sharpe is a true artist who also paints, draws, and sculpts.