Elisheba Israel was born and raised  in Memphis, Tn. She sold her first art piece in the 5th grade to a fellow student for $5. From there she has grown her fine art business exponentially. She has been a part of many shows and won various artist awards since childhood. She graduated from Memphis College of Art in 2006 with a BFA in Computer Arts. After moving to Nashville, TN in 2007, she began to work full time as a freelance artist in graphic design, anime, and fine art.  Elisheba was a part of Nashville Black Artists Renaissance, and has shown at Columbia State, The Ha Factory, Boheme Collectif, and other local venues. She has murals in various homes and businesses in Nashville and Memphis. She has done live art at events with the Goo Goo Dolls in Buffalo, NY. She was a New York Comic Con artist in 2010 and has also been in various music videos and commercials like Motley Crue, Budweiser, Yelawolf. Late 2010, She became interested in tattooing after viewing work by some world renowned artists. In 2011, Elisheba started tattooing and opened One Drop Ink Tattoo Parlour and Gallery in Nashville, TN on Jefferson. She recently moved the shop to our current location across from Tennessee State University and it serves as her current fine art and tattoo studio.  Elisheba is now an Award Wining Tattoo Artist in many categories. She was also recently voted Indieville TV's 2015 Nashville Tattoo Artist of the Year. She prides herself on being a hard working mother and artist everyday.


About the Artist

Elisheba Israel​

Fine Body Art