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Nicolette "Nic" Frangipani

IG: Back40tattoo

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TikTok: Nicoletteback40

Biography of Nicolette C. Frangipani

Tattooist and Owner of Back40Tattoo

Educational Director of Back40Tattoo Academy llc.

Educational Facilitator of Erudition Ink. 

How did she get here? 

She left the financial corporate world to explore an adventure her heart desired; with the urging of her family's support and encouragement. Using her 6 beautiful children as her muse and guidance. A devoted mother to say the least, and does all she can to live by example. She took the leap of faith 12yrs ago and radically changed her stars. Urging her children to folllow their dreams.

“I’ve always loved to paint murals, or pyrography work.  Art has been my release from my very uniformed and restricted career, or the chaos of motherhood

Aside from her extreme multi-tasking nature.

Nic is an animal enthusiast. Primarily the exotic nature, her personal pet “ION” is the featured logo for the shop. A Large hook-bill Green Wing Macaw. She takes in rescues as often as she can and rehabilitates them to new homes, release to the wild, or they live out there days with her and her family. 

Nic has been the owner of many small businesses ventures, which she refined and sold as turn-key's. An entrepreneur spirit, get’r done attitude, and a love for the technical aspect of any scenario. 

Nic "moms" hard and it shows in the many shes mentored, and continues to guide along the way.

Her passion for education and teaching is Nicolette's strongest attribute. Cultivating her career towards mentoring and advisory. 

" If I can do it, anyone can. I live for the "Ah-ha" moment in an adults eyes."

Her heart had settled in the small town of Molalla and is the proud owner of the 1st tattoo collective in town, she's the educational director of the state accredited trade school Back40Tattoo Academy llc in Molalla, and the facilitator of Erudition Ink; her nationwide continued education platform. 

Bachelors in the Science of Business Management with minor in Marketing.

(University of Oregon, University of Phoenix)

Graduate of Forbidden Body Art School of Tattoo

(Portland, OR)

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