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Custom tattoos and piercings (519) 742-1020

KITCHENER'S BEST CHOICE FOR TATTOOS AND PIERCINGS CUSTOM TATTOOS SINCE 1986

ANNOUNCEMENT : MAY 25, 2020

We are still temporarily closed due to Covid-19.

Missed appointments will be contacted and rescheduled  in order once we reopen.

We are currently not making appointments.

 Find out how we will continue to protect you when we open, with the link below.

Meet Our Team

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Tim Karn

Tim Karn

Tim Karn

Tim is one of the original self-taught artists in the KW area. He established his very own shop in 1986, and has been dazzling his customers with custom tattoos and cover-ups here at the Exotic Skin Shop, ever since. No stranger to difficult work, Tim spends his time giving all his clients incredible tattoos, and teaching the next generation of artists to do the same.

Photo of artist Suzy tattooing a customer at the Exotic Skin Shop

Suzy

Tim Karn

Tim Karn

Suzy is one of our artists at Exotic Skin Shop. She has trained here under Tim, but came with an extensive background in multimedia art. She loves making custom tattoos, particularly in surrealism, but works great with all styles. Many of her tattoos are delicate pieces, however she devotes herself to giving her clients the style and type of tattoo they are looking for.  Suzy's current goal is to become an excellent portrait artist. She loves portraits particularly because they're delicate, meaningful pieces and loves to see the look on her client's faces when  she has completed their tattoo.

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Cas

Tim Karn

Cas

Cas is now the newest artist here at the Exotic Skin Shop. She has been working here for the last 5 years as Tim's apprentice, learning the ins and outs of tattooing. Her job here has been: booking appointments, cleaning, sterilization, purchasing supplies, piercing and now includes tattooing. Currently, in the early stages of her career, Cas enjoys the challenges and freedom of bringing a client's original ideas to life through custom designs. She would love to do more illustrative, cartoon and geeky tattoos, but still enjoys simpler designs. Working closely with Tim, Cas is steadily learning the art of cover-up and continuing to explore and improve her techniques, ready to overcome any challenges.

HEALTH AND SAFETY

We take yours, and our own seriously. Our shop is equipped with first-rate sterilization and infection control measures.