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BJ is a tattooer and tattoo machine builder from Grand Rapids Michigan. He began tattooing in 1997 and started building machines in 1999. He is the owner and sole tattoo artist at GreenLion Studios! View his complete tattoo portfolio below!




Studio Location

1444 Lake Drive Southeast, Unit 2
Eastown, MI 49506


Mon, Tues, Wed, Sat - by appointment




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Are you looking to see our portfolio, make an appointment, or both?
We take appointments for portfolio viewings and tattoo sessions on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Saturday
BJ Johnson, Owner & Tattoo Artist - GreenLion Studios 

BJ Johnson, Owner & Tattoo Artist - GreenLion Studios 


  • What is your style? 

My tattoos consist of a blend of traditional and neo-traditional drawing styles. I LOVE to tattoo cartoon and pop art inspired imagery as well as my signature flora and fauna subjects. I tattoo in color and black and grey and enjoy both equally! 

  • Do you require a deposit?

Yes! The deposit for every tattoo is $50 dollars.

  • How much do you charge?  

The current rate is $125 an hour. 

  • How can I see what is currently available for tattoos in your portfolio?

I keep a portfolio in my gallery at all times! Email to set up an appointment to see what is drawn up and ready! 

  • What is the best way to make an appointment? 

You can fill out the form above, call us at (616) 805-5788, or email us at


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