He has crafted his own destiny by establishing successful careers which have led to his unexpected rise.
If you’re looking for a talented tattooist and businessman, then look no further than Dongho Kim. From participating in various tattoo contests as a judge, to winning five awards in various categories, Kim is definitely making a name for himself in the world of tattoos. His oriental tattoo style is well-known in the industry. He is also an entrepreneur, running two art studios in Korea and participating in various events and conventions around the world. If you’re looking for a talented tattoo artist, then Dongho Kim is definitely someone you should keep an eye on. Here’s a look at his career from a sportsperson to an artist and businessman.
From Soccer Player to Tattoo Artist
Dongho Kim has always been a sports enthusiast, and was formerly a professional soccer player in Korea. Unfortunately, a series of injuries caused Dongho to have to undergo several surgeries, and he was no longer able to play soccer. This led him to make the decision to become a tattoo artist.
Known for His Oriental Tattoo Style
Dongho Kim is known for his oriental tattoo style, which is often inspired by traditional Asian designs. He has participated in various tattoo contests as both a judge and a competitor, and has won five awards in various categories. He is also well-known in the tattoo industry for his work as the general manager at 10kf Hollywood Tattoo Studio in the United States.
An Artist & Entrepreneur
Not only is Dongho Kim an award-winning tattoo artist, but he is also an entrepreneur. He is the president of two art studios in Korea, and works with other artists to hold exhibitions and sell clothes and paintings. He also promotes his work as an artist through various platforms, including social media and conventions.
Entrepreneurial Journey Struggles
When he first started his business, one of the biggest challenges he encountered was finding the necessary resources to get started. He had to devote a lot of time to learning how to properly use the tools and resources he had acquired. He also had to dedicate considerable effort to understanding the legal, financial, and marketing aspects of his business to ensure he was compliant and well equipped to reach his desired audience. Finally, he had to establish relationships with the right people to proceed towards succeed at a fast pace. All of these challenges were daunting, but he was determined to succeed in entrepreneurial journey which took him to the next level.
Upcoming Events to Look Out For
Dongho Kim is always looking for ways to expand his reach and promote his art. He has upcoming events that you won’t want to miss. He will be participating in the tattoo convention in Philadelphia next January, and will be holding small one-day classes with few people. He will also be holding private exhibitions in LA, and from June, will start a European tour for conventions and guest spots.