Richmond tattoo artists Erin Chance and Doom Kitten from Unkindess Art on Broad Street are squaring off against 16 other artists on season nine of the popular Spike TV show, "Ink Master: Shop Wars." The show airs Tuesdays at 10 p.m.
Winners of the competition split $200,000 and the first ever title of Master Shop.
The first episode premiered this week and the RVA team already has won an early flash challenge. You can watch the entire episode online.
Chance is co-owner of Unkindness Art with tattoo artist Teresa Sharp, who earned a huge social media following after winning season two of the Lifetime show "Best Ink" in 2013.
Here's a little more on the current RVA contestants from the Spike producers:
And their competitors: