Alexis Kovacs is the owner/operator of Electric Cheetah Tattoos and Permanent Cosmetics, established in 2011. She is an award-winning tattoo artist with 17+ years of experience, including permanent cosmetics and medical tattooing.
In 2003, Alexis received her bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from Kutztown University. She then went on to hone her skills at many shops across the US.
Her artistic style is a blend of new school and stylized realism, and she prefers to work in color. She specializes in portraits and her own designs but is also accomplished in realism, black-and-grey, and cover-ups.
Alexis is also a renowned permanent makeup artist, having obtained her permanent cosmetics certification in 2004. For the past nine years, she has partnered with local plastic surgeons to provide women with postsurgical tattoos, such as areola restoration and camouflaging of scar tissue. She is also one of the first artists to specialize in postsurgical tattoos for transgender individuals.
Alexis travels to tattoo conventions worldwide and has received many awards, including Tattoo of the Day, Best Color Tattoo and Best Portrait Tattoo from. She has also been featured in Ink Slingers magazine and several local publications. In 2012, she was featured on Oxygen’s tattoo competition series, “Best Ink,” where she took second place.