Kate Irvine is a tattooer and fine artist living and working in the suburbs of Philadelphia. She has a Bachelors Degree of Fine Arts from Moore College of Art and Design and has been working as a tattoo artist since 2013. Much of her tattoo work is based in the blackwork style, occasionally using traditional american elements and themes of nature. Much of her personal work also reflects similar motifs, and has influence in the Dutch vanitas or memento more paintings of the 1500 and 1600s, and more recently occult symbolism and botanical references.

Current influences include: small carnivores, HGTV, occult art, Mount Holly, NJ, the Pine Barrens, the Jersey Devil, witch folklore, Pieter Claesz, Jan van Eyck, John James Audubon, victorian botanical illustrations, Sword & Scale, Rider-Waite tarot cards, the early-mid 2000s, dream symbolism, synchronicity, numerology, Lord Huron, American folk art, road maps, Car Seat Headrest, baking & cooking reality television shows, herbalism, chinese & indian medicine. 

Kate can be found in Bensalem, Pennsylvania at Mean Street Tattoos with a contact number of (215) 633-8040 or at katelynirvinetattoo@gmail.com, or often exploring local woods, creeks and valleys.


For appointment information and inquiries, please contact me via the form below:

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