Keena

When did your tattoo career start?
I had a job opportunity to work front desk at a studio in June of 2018. After working there for a couple of months I started my apprenticeship in September of 2018.

What is your favorite tattoo on your body?
How could I choose! All of my tattoos are special to me in their own ways.

How many tattoos do you have?
I currently have 8 but the goal is to have one big one, right?

Who or what influences you?
My mom! She has always been an incredibly hard worker.

What do you enjoy doing when you’re not tattooing?
If I’m not tattooing, chances are I’m drawing. I’ve always loved drawing and it’s something that relaxes me. If I’m not drawing I’m probably watching a movie or catching up on a good show.

Who is your favorite artist of all time?
Right now I would have to say Bill Elis. He is a 3D graphics illustrator who combines nature and gold tones to darker imagery to create an image that is truly mesmerizing.

What has been your favorite moment in your career so far?
Definitely getting my license. I have always wanted to be a tattoo artist so getting my license was a huge step for me.

What is your favorite part of being an artist?
I love being able to take a really cool idea then developing that idea and make it come to life.

Where do you see yourself in five years?
In five years I see myself traveling more whether it be for conventions or seminars I want to create new experiences and continue learning as much as possible.

If you could describe yourself in one word, what would it be?
Resourceful

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