A lifetime filled with passion for hair and makeup and the union of her and her husband, fellow stylist, Daniel led Katie to the beauty industry. The ever sensitive and compassionate people pleaser that she is has born a hairdresser and make up artist that has made it her mission to encourage your inner beauty to shine via complimentary hairstyle and color, revealing your most beautiful you. Known for her personalized consultations. She takes the time to listen to your needs and craft a look that suits your lifestyle while teaching you the best way to recreate your style, so you not only leave the salon feeling fabulous but with the knowledge to recreate your signature look on your own.
Graduating at the top of her class at Robert Paul Academy of Art, Science and Cosmetology in Lutherville, MD, she has worked in high end salons during her schooling and after in Baltimore. Before she dove into her career in beauty she studied photography and art. For the past thirteen years, she has worked at Grapevine Hair Studio.
With fifteen years in the business, constant continuing education including Wella hair color, Graham Webb, Vidal Sasson and Unite academies and platform education under her belt, she is well versed in a wide variety of skills. Geometric, razor, long hair, clipper cuts, multi-dimensional color, gray coverage, pastel to party colors, highlighting, certified in Keratin Complex Smoothing Service, extensions, up dos, bridal hair and makeup. Known for her love of textured hair, Katie has a devoted curly haired client base.
While working with Wella, she won first place in their Regional Trend Vision Contest for creating a complete look inspired by one of their trends including hair color, cut, style, makeup, clothing and professional photo shoot submission. Along with her husband Daniel, she became a platform educator with Unite Eurotherapy, educating other stylists on the latest trends from the fashion runways, cutting, styling, up dos, product knowledge and reinvigorating stylists love of hair and their profession. Whether you need a “pick me up” cut, style, color, complete make over or a fantasy style for that special gala, Katie is your girl.
She loves editorial work, print photography, commercials and advertising and has had the pleasure to work with many of the top professionals in Baltimore. She worked on many shoots with dear friend and iconic Baltimore photographer Sam Holden including M&T Bank ads and commercials featuring Baltimore Raven Todd Heap. Along with Sam Holden and MGH advertising and PR firm, she most recently worked and modeled in the 75th Anniversary Old Bay “The Can That Connects Us” print and commercial ad campaign. Other companies she has worked with include Baltimore Magazine, The Baltimore Sun, Shine Creative and Jonathan Hanson Photography.