Jason King

Piercing since 1990

Jason opened 23sbp in 1995.  I have been a member of the Association of Professional Piercers since 1996.  He has been an educator for the APP and BMX net (Europe).  Jason served as a consult for the Oklahoma State Department of Health during the writing of the Tattoo and Piercing regulations.  He continues to be a hands on piercer, you can find Jason in a piercing room, or next door at Atomic Lotus Tattoo several days a week.



Rick Frueh

piercing since 1999

Rick began his professional piercing career in 1999 in a small town in Illinois. In 2004 he moved to Austin, Texas and shortly after he opened Industrial Primitives. After doing several guest spots, he took a full time position at 23rd Street Body Piercing and moved to OKC in 2013. Rick first attended the Association of Professional Piercers annual conference in 2001 and has been to all but one since then. He has been a member of the APP since 2002, serving on the Board of Directors from 2011 to 2014 as Medical Liaison. In addition, he has chaired the committee that wrote the 2013 APP Procedural Manual, taught at several conferences, been a guest speaker at several colleges and universities and conferences, served on the Membership committee. Currently he is serving on the Blood Borne Pathogens committee and is chair of the Curriculum Committee. He is a former President of the CoBM. Rick teaches First Aid/CPR/AED, BBP, Sterilization and several other courses in addition to consulting with studios across the country. In his free time Rick loves to spend time with his kitties, Ingrid and Ingvild.


Carrie Okie

Piercing since 1996

Carrie began her piercing career in 1996 at 23rd street Body Piercing.  She moved to Reno in 1999, and continued up the California coast,  working with some of the finest piercers in the industry until 2011.  She has relocated back to Oklahoma, with her dogs and her family, and is an integral part of the studio.  Carrie is a member of the APP.


Sarvas Berry

piercing since, 2004

Sarvas is a Montana native and a professionally trained chef.  New to Oklahoma, he enjoys walking or riding his bike outside, and meeting the friendly people of the city.  Sarvas has been a volunteer, elected board member. and educator for the APP.




Guest: Elayne Angel

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I was President and founder of Rings of Desire, Inc., in New Orleans –The French Quarter’s only licensed body art studio for over 12 years! I am the former Manager and Vice President of Southern California Operations for Gauntlet, in West Hollywood. I’ve performed over 40,000 piercings in my career. I am the  author of The Piercing Bible–The Definitive Guide to Safe Body Piercing, the only authoritative, comprehensive reference book exclusively about body piercing. I am renowned both for my lengthy professional piercing career and expertise in body piercing as well as for my own extensive collection of body art.