Artist, Black Cobra Tattoos
5 years' experience
Apprentice of Matt O'Baugh
Katie has been tattooing for five years in central Arkansas. Her style is bold and colorful with a traditional influence and has won numerous awards at tattoo conventions around the U.S. McGowan comes into the competition with her mentor, Matt O'Baugh, whom she works with in Arkansas. She feels her confident and competitive personality will help her strive in the competition and hopes to prove that women have an important role in the tattoo industry by being the first female to win the title of 'Ink Master.'
PHOTOS: See a gallery of Katie's work