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.

Kaitlin Thibodeau

Kaitlin, Sculptures Salons Master Colorist Color Technician is a Graduate of The Paul Mitchell Academy In Cranston Rhode Island. Training extensively over the past ten years she has earned certification from top educators including Paul Mitchell, KMS, Goldwell, and Deva Curl. Kaitlin is also a makeup artist specializing in airbrush makeup.

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, Brazilian Blowouts are specialty of Sharon’s as well as Deva Curl cutting. Sharon’s passion is making clients feel and look beautiful.

Kristin O’Hea

Kristin, Newington Sculptures’ Artistic Director; has been in the beauty industry since 1998 graduating from Paul Mitchell in Costa Mesa, CA in 2001. Since then has trained extensively with some of the industry’s top educators; including attending Goldwell’s 2014 ColorZoom in Berlin Germany. Kristin holds certifications in advanced cutting and hair color from Redken, Paul Mitchell, Goldwell, KMS, Lanza, and Moroccan Oil. With a strong passion for making people look and feel their best; Kristin also specializes in Wedding and special occasion hairstyling, as well as airbrush makeup.

Rick Lentini

Rick graduated from Crown Academy and has been a practicing stylist for 30years. Rick is advanced in scalp treatments, scalp massages, and his training in hair color and cutting and is also certified in Brazilian Blowouts and Deva Curl System. He also specializes in his great knowledge of products for hair care in the salon.

Tracy Wall

Tracy has been a hair stylist for 19 years. Graduating from the Creative School of Hairdressing in Manchester, Tracy loves all aspects of being a hair stylist but specializes in prom and bridal styles and updos as well as make-up and air brush make up. Tracy attended John Cusablanca in New York City to be certified in make-up, air brush make-up, and temptu. On off days from the salon Tracy has also attended numerous classes to get a better knowledge of Goldwell.

Marianne Barnes

Marianne has over 25 years’ experience in the hair industry graduating from the Creative School of Hairdressing. Marianne has accomplished much throughout the years including work for television as well as runways. Taking a particular interest in color and hair cutting, and is also a master in bridal and prom styles and updos.

Michelle Roy McNamara

Michelle has been a hair stylist for 22 years; has attended and graduated from the New England School of Cosmetology. When it comes to hair Michelle enjoys modern styles and is very creative with color and is consistently taking advance training classes to build her knowledge and become familiar with new products. Along with taking extensive classes in KMS, the cutting edge, and advanced Goldwell Color classes to advance skills.

Marissa Tancredi

Graduating from the North Haven Academy Marissa has been a practicing hair stylist for 5 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 specializes in air brush and traditional make-up as well. Most recently, in October 2014 Marissa attended Goldwell’s ColorZoom in Berlin Germany.

Jessica Bernier

Jessica has been a hair stylist for 13 years. She graduated from NESH. Her specialties include color, foiling and precision cutting; however she has an overall passion for the hair industry. She is continuously taking classes for color and cutting so that she can accommodate to her clients wishes, and maintain knowledge in the field.

Stefanie Tatalovich

Stefanie has been in the hair industry for 9 years. Originally from Ohio, Stef graduated from Raphael’s School of Beauty. To continuously further knowledge Stefanie attends numerous educational classes, and hair shows. Specializing in Keratin Bonded hair extensions for length and fullness of hair, and enjoys doing color. She strives to make her clients feel beautiful every day, and has followed in her mother and aunt’s footsteps with an overall passion in the beauty industry.

Sara Michaud

Sara graduated from New England School of Hairdressing and has been a practicing stylist for the past 14 years. Natural talents along with an abundance of creativity make Sara excel at wedding styles and updos. 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 12 years getting her license from the International Institute of Cosmetology. Color, highlighting and creative cuts are specialties of Leah; attending many classes to keep up with changing styles. In addition to being an accomplished makeup artist Leah is a member of the wedding team and is skilled and blow-dries and up-styling. Contouring eyebrows to shape every face Leah is in high demand for eyebrow and facial waxing. Leah is certified in New York by Temptu in Airbrush Makeup and also has expertise in traditional makeup.

Gina Wodecki

Gina is Sculptures Salon Newington nail tech. Certified by Light Concepts Gina has been working with LCN gel for over 22 years. Other services offered are shellac manicures, regular manicures, polish changes, paraffin wax treatments and facial waxing. Gina always strives for perfection with accomplishes manicures with flawless persuasion; clients leave feeling pampered and relaxed.

Oksana Akulin

Oksana graduated from New England School of Hairdressing and has been working in the industry for over 7 years. In addition to studying in America, Oksana trained in Russia perfecting updo styles and blow-dries. To advance her skill further Oksana took classes and started using the The Jaguar ThermoCut System. These revolutionary new scissors seals the end of the hair to trap in moisture and protect the hair from damage. Coloring and highlighting are also services that Oksana excels at.

Gianni DiDomenico

Co-owner of Sculptures Salons, Gianni graduated from E.C. Goodwin Tech in New Britain Ct. As a MasterStylist 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. Additionally, as a Co-owner, Gianni ensures that a vision for our salons is being upheld not only through the high-end look of our three locations, but also in the quality of work with 46 stylists providing an overall positive experience that customers have when they receive services here. In an industry driven by customer service and satisfaction, being a people person has proven to be a tremendous asset.

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 Soul Korea Hair Olympics. Gianni really values his relationships with clients and enjoys seeing the transformation that often happens when they leave the chair.

Kaity Bennett

A graduate of The International Institute of Cosmetology, Kaity has been working as an essential part of the Sculptures Salons team for over 3 years. She has a passion for all aspects of the industry; colors, balayage, ombres, highlights, Brazilian Blowouts, cutting and styling. Event hair, updos, curling and blowouts are her strengths. Kaity is constantly continuing her education and takes multiple classes a year to enhance her skills. Kaity keeps her clients happy by making sure that everyone leaves the salon feeling their most beautiful.

Caitlyn Wakefield

Caitlyn has been in the beauty industry for 3 years, graduating from the International Institute of Cosmetology. She has been a vital member of the Sculptures team for the past 2 years. Working every day, Caitlyn perfects her skills in color and cutting all types of hair. In addition, Caitlyn has taken many classes outside the salon getting certified in Brazillian Blowouts, Deva Curl Haircuts and Temptu Airbursh Makeup. Taking a special interest in makeup, Caitlyn is effortless in making her clients even more beautiful using both airbrush and traditional makeup methods. In addition Caitlyn is certified in Novalash Eyelash Extensions; semi-Permanent individual lash bonding that makes your lashes appear darker with a thicker lashline. The individual lashes make your lashes look natural yet lengthened.

Kate Roy

Originally from Massachusetts, Kate has been in the beauty industry for over 14 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. Kate has even attended  Goldwell’s prestigious ColorZoom event in the Fall of 2015. Specializing in blonde coloring, SOCAP keratin bonded hair extensions, keratin straightening, and ombre/boliage color techniques; Kate knows exactly how to make every client look and feel beautiful!

Bill Gabbey

Bill has been a valued member of the Sculptures Salon Team for over 32 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.

Salon Coordinators

Alissa Martel

Graduating from The New England School Of Hairdressing in 2005 Alissa has been an essential part of the Sculptures staff for the past 5 years. Having worked in the hair industry for ten years Alissa has a vast knowledge of color and products.  Alissa’s hard work ethic makes her a crucial member of the front desk at Sculptures Newington location.