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female tattoo artist, Best Tattoo Artist, Lifetime Achievement tattoo artist, Realism tattoo, Portrait tattoo, no cover-up tattoo

Kari Barba started tattooing at age 19, in 1979, and has currently been tattooing for 35 years now.


She has won over 500 awards in her career, including Best Tattooist 3 times, and a life time achievement award. She is the only known person to win all 1st places, in all categories at a single convention.

Kari is focusing primarily on large scale black and grey projects.

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Black & Grey Portfolio

Color Portfolio


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