About Us

Welcome to Canvas Salon and Day Spa, where we are dedicated to impacting others through our work. At Canvas, we believe in the transformative power of beauty and relaxation. Our mission is to create an environment where clients can rejuvenate their minds, bodies, and spirits.

Our salon team is committed to using high-quality products and innovative techniques to ensure that each client leaves feeling pampered and refreshed. Our goal is not only to enhance your outer beauty but also to uplift your inner confidence and well-being. Thank you for choosing Canvas Salon and Day Spa, where every visit is an opportunity to make a positive impact on your life.

Why Canvas Stands Out

We are a forward-thinking inclusive salon, taking pride in allowing you to express your personal style. Canvas offers the ideals of luxurious comfort in a laid back space. Our energy allows you to relax and indulge in exceptional services such as: Haircare, Facials, Nails, Waxing and Lashes. A warm welcome, and each of our providers’ commitment to their craft are just a few ways we set ourselves apart.

Our Commitment

We are a team that is dedicated to bettering ourselves and each other. Our commitment to continued education and professional growth opportunities helps keep us at our best. We love the powerful combination of practicing our craft and seeing people feel good about themselves!  Our Platinum Status with L’ANZA Healing Haircare allows us to offer the best continuing education available in our industry to our service providers. This is all possible thanks to you, our guest, by purchasing your take home products from us during your visit to the salon.

Our experienced staff is committed to nothing short of excellence. We are proud members of the professional beauty industry and we continually take part in educational opportunities that better our skills and allow us to master new techniques. When you visit Canvas Salon and Day Spa, you will discover professionals who take great care in answering your questions and ensuring you feel confident when you leave.

Be sure to visit our boutique to enhance the look of your new style!  From business to casual, we offer a wide range of styles and sizing to complement the everyday woman.

Our Team

Alexa Catts


Sales Desk Extraordinaire

Alexa joined the team in early 2023. She is still a High School student at Bellevue West. She plans on going to school to become a teacher! As a front desk associate, Alexa is often who answers phone calls and checks our amazing clients out! She loves how close knit our work community is! When she is not working she is most likely at a Competition for Drill or spending time with her family.


Level 1 Stylist

Meet Angela! Angela finished cosmetology school back in September of 2023 and recently joind our team. Angela joined the cosmetology world because she has a passion for helping others feel confident. Her favorite services are blonding services and haircuts. When she’s not at Canvas, Angela spends her free time either with her kids, making macrame, or kickboxing.

Ashlynne Le Francois


Salon Operations Manager

Ashlynne joined our team in 2018 and has been with us since! As our Salon Manager, you’ll often find Ashlynne assisting at the front desk, managing inventory or other various tasks. Her favorite aspect of the job is event planning working closely with brides to ensure their special day runs smoothly and connecting with our regulars. When she’s not at the salon, Ashlynne enjoys spending time with her husband, video-chatting with her sister and nephew, or engaging in creative activities. She has a passion for thrift shopping and discovering the beauty in unique items.


Level 2 Stylist

Meet Bree! She has one year behind the chair, and has been loving every second of it! Bree’s favorite services range from vivid colors to bright blondes. She loves chatting with people and making sure they leave feeling confident in themselves and their new hair! In her free time you’ll find her snuggled up with her cat, thrifting with friends, or trying new recipes with her partner.



Level 1 Stylist

Brooke has a very big passion for all things hair! She loves doing all types of haircuts, all over colors, and learning new ways to braid. Brooke is always ready to conquer any challenge that comes her way. She’ll always go out of her way to make sure that you get what you’re looking for. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her loved ones and being active.

Brylee Bratetic


Nail Technician

Brylee’s passion for nails was inspired by her mom being in the same industry. What she loves about being a nail tech is watching her clients’ confidence boost after a fantastic nail appointment! Her favorite service is builder gel. Since she gets to watch her clients’ natural nails grow and stay healthy. While doing nails, Brylee is also in college-majoring in business. She loves learning and has always had a passion for doing nails so she decided to take on both!
Outside of work Brylee is either doing crafts or hanging out with her French bulldog.. As a nail technician, Brylee is here to make sure you feel valued as she guides you through your nail journey.



Level 1 Esthetician

Ellen graduated from The Capitol School of Hairstyling and Esthetics in the summer of 2021 and received her esthetics license in July of the same year. Motivated by a love for connection, skin health, and self care – she aims to inspire her clients to reserve time for themselves, to rest and realign with their confidence.
Her esthetic specialties include Organic Hungarian Facials, facial massage, HydraFacials, facial waxing, body waxing, skin care consultation and makeup application.
When she isn’t in the spa she is usually sitting outside (weather permitting) reading a good book or snuggled up inside with her two cats.

Erin Jenkins


Owner, Level 7 Stylist

For more than 20 years, Erin has poured her heart into hairstyling, shaping not just hair, but stories and connections too. When she’s not styling, you’ll likely find her with her nose in a book, cuddled up with a Hallmark movie, or relishing precious moments with her beloved family and doggies.


Sales Desk Extraordinaire

You might see Kristi’s bright smile when you first walk in at Canvas. She is our newest member of our front desk team. Since starting the job, Kristi enjoys greeting people and answering questions about products and services. She loves seeing clients more confident and rejuvenated before leaving the salon! When not working, Kristi emjoys pilates, curling up with a good book, taking long walks with her pup and spending time with her family.

Kristin Nakai


Salon Mentor, Level 6 Stylist

Kristin has 20 years of experience behind the chair and is currently Canvas’ Salon Manager. Her favorite hair to do is gray coverage and gray blending, but she loves a challenging hair transformation as well. She loves making people feel valued and helping others achieve their goals. Whether it’s their hair, health, a good place to eat, or a game to play with friends, she’s there with suggestions! On her days off, you’ll catch her spending time with her husband and 3 girls, hanging out with friends or reading a good book.


Level 1 Stylist

Meet Maribel! Maribel graduated from Capital beauty school in December of 2023 and has been a part of our team since March. Her favorite services include men’s cuts, blonding services and vivid colors. She has a passion for making people feel good about themselves and getting to meet all of the amazing people that sit in her chair. Outside of the salon, you’ll find Maribel enjoying local music shows and festivals or going on adventures with her boyfriend and her dog Moomoo.

Mary Winkelmann


Level 3 Esthetician

Mary is an esthetician here at Canvas Salon and Day Spa. She graduated from Capitol School of Hairstyling and Esthetics in September 2020. Mary was born and raised here in Nebraska. She loves coffee and a good skin care routine 🙂 Her passion is to help you feel confident in your skin.
One of Mary’s favorite things about being an esthetician is creating a relationship with her clients and helping them achieve their goals. She’s here to help you from a simple brow wax to customizing a treatment plan to fit your needs. She truly loves all the services she provides, but some of her favorites are lash lifts, spray tans, and skin care treatments.
As an esthetician, Mary is here to help you feel welcomed, heard, and remind you that self-care isn’t selfish.

Talia Williams


Level 1 Esthetician

Talia graduated from Capitol School of Hairstyling and Esthetics in March 2023 and started working at Canvas in April 2023. Talia was born and raised in Bellevue, Nebraska. She loves all things beauty and fashion. Her goal is to help her clients feel as beautiful as they are.
Her specialties include brows, facial waxing, body waxing, lash lifts, and facials! When she isn’t at work she is playing with her dog, Georgia or shopping at TJ Maxx.


Level 1 Stylist

Meet Valeria! Valeria graduated hair school in December of 2022. Her favorite services are vivids, blondes and layered cuts. Valeria’s favorite part of being a stylist is seeing the transformation and making her clients feel like their best selves. When she’s not behind the chair, you can find Valeria at home with her partner and two cats or out in nature.

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