STYLISTS

MICHAEL

Barber - Stylist - Creative Director

MICHAEL GUTIERREZ

As Creative Director at Craft, Michael has worked as an artist & educator with brands like Baxter of CA & Hattori Hanzo. Michael is a senior stylist, specializing in both barbery & color services. With over 12 years in the industry. Michael brings all of the creativity & style to Craft and always keeps up with the latest trends in cutting to make sure his clients always leave feeling and looking their best!

@michaelxsteven

BRANDI

Stylist / Blonding Specialist

BRANDI WREN

After joining us in 2019 right out of cosmetology school, Brandi joined us as an Associate and climbed her way up to a Level 2 stylist in just 1 year! Brandi is passionate about blending, coloring, and whoever is sitting in her chair. She is now our Blonde Specialist and will make all your hair dreams come true while also maintaining the health and integrity of your hair.
@brandiloveshair_

TIANA

Independent Stylist

TIANA LAVROVA

Tiana has been in the beauty industry since 2010, and behind the chair for 5+ years. She is a balayage & lived-in color specialist. Her goal is to give you an effortless, lived-in look that gives you longevity in your color.
In her free time she is passionate about all things fashion. She’s currently enrolled in a fashion program and can’t wait to share some big things happening with that later this year! She’s also a mama to her little world and mini-me, Maci.

@hair_by_tianav

VANESSA

Independent Stylist

VANESSA LONGORIA

Vanessa has been licensed since 2000. She has trained with some of the top hair educators in New York at the TIGI hair Academy, Las Vegas for Redken education, Moroccan Oil Blowouts in Spokane, and Arizona for Masters of Balayage.
She loves continuously learning more within our industry and recently attended the Ashlee Norman Training, which included triple threat foilayage, and modern shag.
“What I enjoy most about my job is making my guests feel great about themselves and using my professional skills the fullest. I feel an extreme amount of pride when I apply my talents to bring out the beauty in my guests!”

BIANCA

Stylist

BIANCA MOSES

Bianca was born in Spokane, Washington has has spent the last few years living in and traveling around the East Coast. She decided to return to the lovely PNW to start her adventure in the beauty industry. Bianca has always been passionate about helping people feel like the best version of themselves and brings a listening ear and gentle approach to everyone that sits in her chair. Bianca is passionate about curly hair and helping people embrace their natural texture. She also enjoys lived in blondes, vivid color, and overall bringing in a warm and welcoming environment to the people she interacts with.

@bthecosmo

LEADERSHIP

DANIELLE

Owner

DANIELLE NISHIYAMA

Danielle has 13 years of industry experience and founded Craft Studio in 2016. Since retiring from behind the chair at the end of 2021, she has now put her full focus into helping stylists among her team, stylists outside of the salon, as well as other salon entrepreneurs grow their businesses on their own. Danielle holds a strong passion for educating others within our industry and has created a unique and innovative space for education and growth at Craft.

@danielle.nishiyama

JESSICA

Studio Manager

JESSICA KLEINE

Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at Craft Studio Spokane?
Our studio manager, Jess, is both the forefront and foundation to our logistical and organizational successes at Craft.
Her sense of independence, adventure, and intellect radiates throughout her every move. Her dream is to write her own book someday and mark my words.. this girl always gets it done!
She always assures us that she feels as lucky to be here as we do to have her!