March 2019

Our new Red Deer location is open! 4914 50th Ave - on Little Gaetz just south of Ross St., upstairs from Dose Coffee. Come check us out!

September 10, 2018

Gilded Sparrow Tattoo is happy to announce that Mark Matusalem has joined the crew! Mark will be taking some appointments in Calgary and then joining the new Red Deer shop when it opens in November. See the artists section and gallery for more info on Mark and his work. Contact him to book a consultation!

August 2018

Gilded Sparrow Tattoo is moving! The renovations are underway for our new Red Deer shop, which will include a creative art space/pop-up shop venue/workshop space called "The Art Factory". Check back for details.


About Us

Gilded Sparrow Tattoo Studio is a private tattoo studio, presently with 2 locations - Downtown Calgary and Downtown Red Deer.

The studio provides a private environment for you to receive your custom tattoo.

See below for information on our artists, including the contact information to book a free consultation.



A graduate of the Fine Arts program at the Alberta College of Art and Design, Veronica has been tattooing since 2004. Her attention to detail and artistic flair for all things pretty will make your piece sparkle like unicorns eating cotton candy.

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Mark Anthony Matusalem is a Visual artist who chose tattooing to pursue his artistic ability. He’s been tattoing for 3 years and also earned a diploma in Visual Arts at Red Deer College.

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Shop Information

Booking a Consultation

Click the email link on the Artist's profile above to send them a message and set up a time for consultation. Due to the high volume of requests, we cannot promise to reply to all emails. Please include detail about your desired design, where you want it located, if you want colour vs. black&grey, and an estimated size.

Shop Rate

The shop rate is $170 per hour. An initial payment of $200 is required at the completion of your initial consultation and will be applied to your final session. Minimum charge is $125.

Shop Rules

Click *here* for our shop rules


Your time is important, and so is ours. We understand that things happen, but we would appreciate a heads up as it is difficult to fill cancellations on short notice. Cancellations made less than 48hours prior to your appointment will result in forfeiting your initial payment. If we need to cancel at short notice, we'll be sure to compensate you for the inconvenience.

Tattoo Aftercare

The healing and long term appearance of your tattoo will depend greatly on how you care for it. Click *here* for our tattoo aftercare sheet.


We accept cash, credit card, and interac e-transfer


We are presently located at 

203 - 815 1st St SW

Calgary AB

T2P 1N3


4914 50th Ave

Red Deer AB

T4N 4A8




Click here to contact veronica
click here to contact mARK

Phone: 403-608-2234

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203 - 815 1st St SW

Calgary AB

T2P 1N3


4194 50th Ave

Red DeerAB

T4N 4A8