Thanks for looking at my website... New updates in a few of the galleries as of 2-2016
instagram : kimdurhamtattoo
if you are interested in booking a consultation or appt. to get tattooed by me please email me and i will get back to you as soon as i can.
...for consultation appointments please bring all reference materials, ideas, sketches etc... and know that i will be taking a deposit to book a tattoo appointments or start any drawings.
Good tattoos take time , so please plan ahead. i do travel often and i am in and out of town a bit. please email for availability
I am also now taking clients at a private appointment only studio near downtown in Lincoln Heights.
email me directly for appts email@example.com
Kim Durham began her tattooing career in Houston,
Texas in 1993-1994. She finished
her tattooing apprenticeship and spent several additional years
establishing herself in Houston and Austin. Kim moved to Arizona to work with body mod guru Steve Haworth in 1998, where she
owned and operated Ultimate Art Tattoo Studio in Tempe, AZ. She moved to L.A. in 2000 and worked at Prix on Sunset Blvd. for 11 years. Then did some Work with Zoey Taylor at her Private Studio as well .Currently doing appointments only in private studio. .
Kim's work explores her passion for traditional American, Asian and Southeast Asian iconography. Loves doing Graphic Patterns, Geometric and Dotwork ,traditional Polynesian, traditional Japanese, intricate linework and lettering tatttoos as well as many other styles of work. She particularly enjoys Japanese,
Chinese, Persian, Tibetan, Hindu, Khmer, Laotian,
Burmese, Thai and Pacific Islander art and the traditional tattooing from those regions. She has traveled throughout Asia, Europe ,Mexico, S. America and many other places around the world and developed first-hand knowledge of indigenous and tribal peoples, their art, and their body modification rituals.
She is Blood Bourne Pathogen Certified, and Licensed by County of Los Angeles . Her sterilization methods and safety practices consistently exceed industry standards. When she
is not tattooing in L.A., Kim is traveling around the
world for business and pleasure, buying and making art, taking photos, collecting books and tattoo machines, sailing, surfing and diving, or anything in and on the ocean.