Imani K. Brown, an international tattoo artist and illustrator native to (Ivy City) Washington, DC – the second prominent black female tattoo artist in the United States and the first and only vetted black female tattoo artist recognized from D.C. A 16+ year vet of the tattoo industry, Imani has become a well-rounded and respected tattoo artist, proficient in a number of styles. As well as a well-dressed advocate for body positivity and self empowerment. Fluent in telling unique visual stories and tattoos for dark skin, she indulges in pop-culture through a kawaii filter.
Now in charge of her dream creative studio, Little INKPLAY Shop® – an empowering kawaii anime tattoo art shop & culture hub. Here she is devoted to inspiring and aiding other urban youth to follow their creative pop-culture passions through entrepreneurship. Committed to community, she makes space for free and regular meet-ups that focus on embracing fashion, art, and positive creative lifestyle for mental health and wellness.
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