Matt O’Baugh was born and raised in North Little Rock, Arkansas, where he currently resides today. He moved to Kansas City, Missouri, in 1998 to attend college at Kansas City Art Institute. At KCAI, he persued a Bachelor’s degree in Sculpture. It was at the end of his tenure at KCAI that he discovered the sacred practice of tattooing.
His interest in this ancient art form quickly became an obsession and has led him to where he is today. Matt has dedicated himself to this craft for more than ten years. In this time, he has graced the pages of several nationally and internationally distributed tattoo publications and garnered countless awards for his talent. Matt prides himself on being versatile and able to dominate any design that comes his way.