Alan Zipadelli

After owning his own salon for over 25 years, Alan joined the Sculptures team in 2010. Alan is passionate about continuing education to stay up on the latest trends. Holding many certifications from top educators including, Paul Mitchell, Goldwell and KMS, Alan uses his years of experience to fuel his passion for creativity. Most recently in October 2014 Alan attended Goldwell’s ColorZoom in Berlin, Germany.

Kristin Maselli

Kristin is a seasoned beauty industry expert with over two decades of experience. Graduating from Paul Mitchell in 2001, she has trained extensively with top educators, including Goldwell’s prestigious ColorZoom in Berlin, Germany. Holding certifications in advanced cutting and hair color from renowned brands like Redken, Paul Mitchell, Goldwell, KMS, Lanza, and Moroccan Oil, Kristin’s passion lies in making people look and feel their best. Specializing in Wedding and special occasion hairstyling, she excels in creating unforgettable looks that boost her clients’ confidence. Trust your beauty needs to Kristin, a true professional.

Sharon Thibodeau

With over 20 years in the industry, Sharon has formal training with Goldwell, KMS, Paul Mitchell, and Redken. Certified in many Keratin treatments, Sharon specializes in Brazilian Blowouts. Sharon’s passion is making clients feel and look beautiful while providing a professional experience.

Gianni DiDomenico

Co-owner of Sculptures Salons, Gianni graduated from E.C. Goodwin Tech in New Britain, CT. As a Master Stylist with 20+ years of experience, Gianni designs tailored looks that are not only cohesive with  client’s outward appearance but are representative of their personality as well.

What really sets Gianni apart is his international training. Competing in many international competitions Gianni has won 3 Gold Place Medals in the World Hair Olympics in 2002 along with a bronze medal in the 1998 South Korea Hair Olympics. Gianni really values his relationships with clients and enjoys seeing the transformation that often happens when they leave the chair.

Rick Lentini

As Sculptures Salons Product Coordinator, Rick graduated from Crown Academy in New Britain, CT and has been an educated stylist for over 30 years. With advanced training in scalp treatments/massages, as well as hair coloring and cutting; you are sure to leave feeling beautiful and relaxed. Rick is also certified in Brazilian Blowouts and with his extended knowledge in the industry, he will always be able to recommend the appropriate products and care to maintain your hair at home.

Tracy Wall

Tracy has been a hair stylist for 22 years. Graduating from the Creative School of Hairdressing in Manchester, CT, Tracy loves all aspects of being a hair stylist but specializes in hair styling for proms and weddings. Tracy also attended John Casablanca in New York City to be certified in makeup services from regular makeup to Temptu airbrush makeup. Tracy also attends numerous classes to get a better knowledge of Goldwells color line and products to further educate herself and clients.

Kate Roy

Originally from Massachusetts, Kate has been in the beauty industry for over 17 years and has been a valued member of the Sculptures Salons team since they opened their newest location in 2010. For Kate, being a hairstylist has always been her passion. She is always keeping up on the latest trends in this constantly changing industry by attending hands on classes throughout the year and even attended Goldwell’s ColorZoom event in the Fall of 2015. Specializing in blonde coloring, SOCAP keratin bonded hair extensions, and ombre/balayage color techniques; Kate knows exactly how to make every client look and feel beautiful!

Michelle Roy McNamara

Graduating from the New England School of Cosmetology, Michelle has been in the beauty industry for 25 years. When it comes to hair she enjoys modern styles as well as being very creative with color. She is consistently taking advanced training classes to build her knowledge and become familiar with new products. Along with taking extensive classes in Goldwell and KMS, she is also certified in Brazilian Blowouts and Platinum Seamless extensions to give you that long, luxurious hair youve always wanted.

Marissa Bouvier

Graduating from the North Haven Academy, Marissa has been a practicing hair stylist for over 10 years. Well experienced with clients of all ages, Marissa enjoys making each and every one of them feel beautiful. Along with consistently taking classes to further her knowledge in the industry, Marissa also specializes in air brush and traditional make-up. Most recently, in October 2014 Marissa attended Goldwell’s ColorZoom in Berlin, Germany.

Jessica Bernier

Jessica has been a hair stylist for 16 years. She graduated from The New England School of Hairdressing. While she has an overall passion for the beauty industry she specializes in coloring, foiling and precision cutting. She is continuously taking classes for color and cutting so that she can accommodate to her clients wishes, and maintain knowledge in the field.

Jamie Lynn Dejesus

Jamie Lynn is a highly experienced beauty industry professional with over 13 years of expertise. She graduated from the prestigious Academy di Capelli in 2010, where she honed her skills and became a renowned figure in the field. Jamie’s specialty lies in being a Master Colorist, with an exceptional ability to bring her clients’ visions to life through color. She holds certifications in all aspects of the industry, providing a holistic service to ensure her clients leave the salon feeling their absolute best. In 2023, Jamie joined Sculptures Salons, bringing her extensive experience and passion for her work to the team. She looks forward to continuing to grow and excel in her new role.

Sara Pamphile

Sara graduated from The New England School of Hairdressing and has been a practicing stylist for the past 17 years. Natural talents along with an abundance of creativity make Sara excel at prom and wedding styles. Other specialties include a zest for color and cuts especially ombres. Sara enjoys keeping up with the latest styles and cuts by attending hands on educational classes throughout the year.

Leah Pina

Leah has been a stylist for the past 15 years and received her license from the International Institute of Cosmetology. In addition to being Sculptures Salons Bridal Coordinator, Leah is an accomplished makeup artist certified in Temptu airbrush makeup as well as traditional makeup. Leah attends many classes to keep up with the changing styles. Colors, highlighting and creative cuts are specialties of Leahs as well as styling for proms and weddings.

Nina McFerrin

Meet Nina McFerrin, our esteemed Artistic Director with an impressive educational foundation from Ultissima in Long Island, New York. Nina is a lifelong learner, constantly updating her expertise in color and cutting techniques to stay abreast of the ever-evolving beauty industry. Her approach is all about embracing change and creating a welcoming environment for clients, ensuring every consultation leads to a successful outcome. Known for her exceptional color services and signature brush curls, Nina is also passionate about mentoring. She aims to inspire and guide younger stylists towards achieving their full potential, drawing on her extensive experience, including many years as a dedicated educator for Goldwell New England. Nina believes in uplifting the next generation of stylists, fostering a culture of growth and excellence within the salon.

Oksana Akulin

Oksana graduated from The New England School of Hairdressing and has been working in the industry for over 10 years. In addition to studying in America, Oksana trained in Russia perfecting updo styles and blow-dries. To advance her skill further, Oksana attended classes and started using the The Jaguar ThermoCut System. These revolutionary new scissors seal the ends of the hair to trap in moisture and protect the hair from damage. She also excels in coloring and highlighting and creates the perfect blowdry with her services.

Bill Gabbey

Bill has been a valued member of the Sculptures Salon Team for over 35 years. Graduating from the Creative School of Design, Bill maintains his skills by taking many advanced classes and keeping up to date on the latest techniques. Bill excels by leaps and bounds in his perm sets, whether you have long hair and wanted a body wave, or short hair and want a tight perm, Bill is your guy! If you are looking for a less permanent curl, Bill is extremely talented at up-styling, braiding and roller sets.

Kaity Bennett

Kaity has been an essential part of Sculptures for over 11 years. Graduating from the
International Institute of Cosmetology, she has worked her way up from an assistant to a stylist
where she mastered her skills. Kaity has a passion and love for all aspects of the industry but
absolutely loves hair transformations where she can fully make the client feel like a brand new
person and achieve their hair goals! She is constantly educating herself to meet everyone’s
needs and wants because all she wants to do is give her clients an amazing experience and
make sure they leave the salon happy and feeling like their best selves.

Olivia Hand

Olivia has been with Sculptures Salons since 2018 after graduating from Wilcox Tech. She customizes colors to each client with her skills in blondes, balayage, lived in color. Olivia also loves doing vibrant vivid colors. She is certified in Temptu airbrush makeup as well as traditional makeup. She has recently traveled to Amsterdam to attend the Goldwell Global Color Zoom to further her education. She is also attending Kao Academy in New York City to receive her Master Colorist certification. Olivia always aims to make you feel your best after leaving her chair.

Joely Vazquez

Joely graduated from the International Institute of Cosmetology in 2019. Not only does he love and specialize in color work, blonding and color corrections, but he’s certified in Brazilian Blowouts and is incredibly talented in airbrush and regular makeup. Joely is always attending classes to further his education and is currently attending Kao Academy to become a color technician expert. If you’re looking for someone who goes out of their way to provide beautiful results while giving you the best experience, Joely is your guy.

Kristen Costanza

Meet Kristen, a skilled cosmetologist with a passion for creating captivating looks. Graduating from the prestigious International Institute of Cosmetology in 2018, she joined Sculptures salon, where she’s excelled for two years. As a licensed eyelash technician, her talent shines through in stunning lash enhancements. Specializing in blondes, she crafts lived-in highlights that enhance natural beauty. Kristen’s recent participation in the Goldwell Global Color Zoom event in Amsterdam elevated her craft even further. With Kristen, expect personalized, empowering beauty experiences and remarkable transformations that inspire.

Mykie Nicholas

Meet Mykie Nicholas, an accomplished stylist with extensive experience in the beauty industry. A graduate of Brio Academy, Mykie owned her own salon for nine years and has been imparting her knowledge as a Goldwell educator for the past decade. She is renowned for her innovative approach to hair color, specializing in lived-in looks, radiant reds, vivid hues, and expert corrective coloring. Mykie’s philosophy centers on crafting unique identities for her clients, pushing creative boundaries to deliver transformative and personalized color experiences that truly reflect each client’s individual style.

Salon Coordinators

Lynn Knapp

Meet Lynn, a seasoned professional with over three decades of exemplary experience in customer service and management. With a passion for creating unforgettable experiences, she graces Sculptures with her warmth, charm, and a friendly demeanor that leaves a lasting impression on everyone she encounters. Lynn’s dedication to fostering meaningful connections with clients and colleagues alike makes her an invaluable asset to any team.

Rachel Luongo

Rachel joined our team in July 2023, quickly becoming the welcoming heart of our salon. As our receptionist, she blends warmth with professionalism, crafting an inviting atmosphere for every guest. With her background as an esthetician and makeup artist, Rachel adds depth to her role, ensuring each client feels valued. Her dedication to exceptional service and self-improvement reflects our salon’s commitment to care, creativity, and professionalism. Rachel’s skillful touch extends beyond the front desk, leaving a lasting impact and enriching the salon experience for everyone she meets.

Lisa Kilduf

With over 20 years of experience in business management and a proven track record of delivering outstanding customer service, Lisa stands out as a true professional. Highly organized and skilled at fostering a seamless connection between guests and stylists, she stays ahead of beauty industry trends. Beyond her career, Lisa finds joy in the company of her loved ones and has a soft spot for any four-legged companions she encounters along the way!

Nicole Akulin

Kathy Fairchild

With over three decades of rich experience in customer service and sales across diverse industries, her journey includes an illustrious tenure as an American Airlines flight attendant, which took her from Mississippi to the vibrant Northeast. Throughout her career, she has cherished the opportunity to meet diverse individuals and explore numerous places. Previously serving as a licensed esthetician and receptionist in salons across Massachusetts and Connecticut, her passion for people and the beauty industry is evident. Now part of our team, she brings a wealth of experience and a people-first attitude, ready to contribute significantly to our collective success.

Assistants & Jr. Stylists

Haley Stanton

Introducing Haley Stanton, a dynamic stylist who honed her skills at the International Institute of Cosmetology and through mentorship with the seasoned professionals at Sculptures. Haley is dedicated to creating a welcoming and serene atmosphere, ensuring her clients leave feeling stunning. She is committed to staying at the forefront of hair trends by continually embracing new classes and techniques. Haley specializes in delivering exquisite balayages, vivid colors, voluminous blowouts, and precision haircuts. Outside the salon, she enjoys quality time with her cat Bella, binge-watching Netflix, and sharing the excitement of UConn basketball games with her dad.

Alison Johnson

Meet Ali, a vibrant new talent in hairstyling, fresh from her graduation at the International Institute of Cosmetology. Specializing in highlighting and crafting lived-in blondes, Ali’s passion for the ever-evolving world of hair fashion drives her continuous quest for learning. Certified in Brazilian Blowout and Aqua Extensions, she aims to be the stylist clients trust and feel at ease with. Beyond the salon, Ali’s love for reading, cinema, and the adventure of road trips fuels her creativity and connection with clients, making each appointment not just a service, but an experience.

Alexa Prendergast