Katherine “Tatu Baby” Flores is a talented, award winning tattoo artist residing and running her own tattoo shop in Miami, Florida. While Tatu Baby comes from Colombian decent, raised in Miami, she has attracted thousands of fans worldwide through her natural beauty, and distinct artistic vision, and quality. Known for her photorealistic designs, such as: portraits, and animal life, etc. Tatu Baby has evolved in larger scale tattoos and has visitors coming from all over the world to get tattooed by her.
Tatu Baby got her first tattoo when she was only 14 years old. As she recalls, this is when she realized, “Wow, to tattoo you just have to be a great artist.” With that said, knowing that she had an artistic eye and hand, she decided that she wanted to learn more, and started tattooing as a hobby. The first tattoo that she did was also when she was 14 years old, and by the time she turned 19, Tatu Baby gained much personal knowledge through her own experiences, and her fellow artists and colleagues that she started tattooing professionally; and she continued to expand her knowledge in the industry through a prestigious tattoo shop that she worked at for many years. She found her true passion and career, and wanted to continue growing in the field, and perhaps get into her own entrepreneurship in the future.
In 2012, Tatu Baby became a contestant on Spike’s very own Ink Master Tattoo Competition reality show Season 2, to where she made it to 4th place. Shortly after, due to the viewers’ popular demand, she was asked to return to Ink Master’s Season 3, in which she placed 3rd. amongst top artists.
Tatu Baby has graced the covers of many magazines such as: Rebel Ink Magazine, Miami New Times, Urban Ink, etc. and has appeared on different television shows. She has won over a dozen awards at tattoo conventions in the United States, and from time to time, fans have the opportunity to meet, greet, and even get tattooed by her as she attends and headlines tattoo conventions and expos across the globe.