STYLISTS

MICHAEL

BARBER / STYLIST / CREAIVE 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_

KARI

Stylist

KARI DIRKS

A level 2 stylist, Kari has been in the industry for over 3 years. She loved to Spokane and found her home at Craft in the Summer of 2019 and we are SO thrilled she did! She is swift with her skills and delicate with each project she takes on. Kari pays careful attention and is always seeking new ways to be creative and improve her offerings.
@hairbykair_

ABBY

Stylist / Extensions Specialist

ABIGAIL BERGAN

As one of our youngest stylists, Abby has soared through her career over the past 2 years. Abby joined us in 2020 and has since built an extensive guest list at Craft.
Abby is passionate about working with Blondes and all types of Extensions. She is our Extension Specialist and has found a passion for learning as much as she can about the art by traveling to classes out of salon and out of state! We are so lucky to have her upbeat personality in our Studio!
@abbybbeauty

EMILY

Stylist

EMILY MCJIMSEY

Emily comes to us from Pocatello, ID in 2022. She specializes in Men’s haircuts and does beautiful color of all kinds as well! We can’t wait to have you sit in her chair!

@hair.by.emily.mcjimsey

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!