Is solitary of the the majority respected and sought-after tattoo artists in the earth. She's plus the star of TLC's up-to-the-minute run L.A. Ink, a spin-off of Miami Ink, which Kat was featured on pro two seasons. The smack run L.A. Ink returned Tuesday, January 8 with all up-to-the-minute episodes centering on the talented artists working next to Kat's tattoo store - High Voltage Tattoo. Since L.A. Ink premiered in Aug. 07, averaging above three million viewers a week, the store has befall a eminent destination thrust pro LA denizens and tourists alike.
Playing by her own rules, Kat lives a fast-paced, fight back lifestyle. Hers is a life of choice: She sets her own schedule, picks her clients and parties all night, all while running and maintaining a budding concern. Kat balances tattooing and running her concern with attending red carpet proceedings, making appearances and at this time putting unruffled a three date harmony and tattoo festival called MUSINK (Feb. 22-24) in Orange County.
A actual L.A. Woman, Kat finds her inspiration in the City of Angels. Whether she's partying next to the newest bars and clubs or scrutiny prohibited bands, Kat is constantly judgment attractive ideas pro her art. Through her involved lifestyle she's forged close friendships with and often tattoos several of the actors, athletes and rockers who live in L.A. Celebrities who carry out flocked to Kat pro her signature fine-line, black-and-gray life-like portraits include Jenna Jameson, Jared Leto, Eric Balfour and Margaret Cho as well as members of My Chemical Romance, Metallica, Slayer, Queens of the Stoneage, Incubus, Scott Ian and Sebastian Bach.
While Kat has lived the majority of her life in Los Angeles, she was born advance 8, 1982, in Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Kat's everyday enthused to the United States what time she was 4, settling in Colton, Calif. Her father and look after were born in Argentina, though her father's everyday origins were German and her mother's was Spanish-Italian.
Kat is close with both her parents and her siblings, however; it was her paternal grandmother, a specialist pianist form Germany, who crooked Kat on top of the arts. Pushing Kat to take piano instruction, her grandmother introduced her to a quantity of of the downright composers, together with Beethoven, whose happen as expected Kat right now fell in love with. This stumble upon in outing led Kat on a never-ending journey to discover other composers, painters and sculptors from with the purpose of instant epoch.
In the function of Kat became a teenager, she was exposed to punk rock harmony and became immersed in its culture. At age 14 she got her foremost tattoo, an old English "J" on her ankle, a keepsake of a love gone-by. Shortly thereafter, Kat did her foremost tattoo. She tattooed a Misfits skull, representing solitary of her favorite bands, on top of solitary of her links. Ironically, she ended up tattooing solitary of the real thing members of the Misfits years soon after.