She's got a popular Los Angeles tattoo shop - not a tattoo parlor, they say on the show - along with a makeup line, best-selling book and other merchandise.She's been in magazine layout after magazine layout, she's a regular on the celebrity circuit, and she's visusally striking.
Bringing together some of the world’s most renowned tattoo artists, including Kim Saigh, Hannah Aitchison and her mentor, Corey Miller, Kat sets out to leave her own indelible mark on an industry that has been traditionally dominated by men., returned for a fourth season last week (Wednesdays, 10/9c, TLC). "There were definitely a lot of hurt feelings and still are, but I understand people have to move on," she says."I've lost friends but I've made new friends, too, and the show has basically changed everything for me." Season 3 ended with the surprise departure of Corey Miller, Kat's longtime mentor and business partner at High Voltage, her L. Poor Kat, meanwhile, barely has time to breathe this season.Drawing clients from all over the world and from all walks of life, including celebrities such as Eve, Jesse Metcalfe, Steve-O and Ja Rule, Kat has her work cut out to maintain her reputation.
But with popularity comes much drama and a lot of hard work.
With the majority of the artists in the shop being woman, LA INK shows that great art shares no gender bias.