Mike Saijo Art Show with Portrait Workshop – St. Patrick’s Day –

What are your plans for St. Patrick’s day?

I hope you’re feeling lucky and happy as we are to announce our St. Patrick’s Day event. Our team at Works of Art Hair Studio is proud to present our upcoming event taking place March 17th at the Works of Art Hair Studio located in Los Angeles. Here Works of Art will be hosting a Portrait Workshop with the Los Angeles based photographer, Mike Saijo. Saijo has made a name for himself by bending and reshaping the rules of photography and incorporating mixed media approaches to his artwork. This workshop is free of charge, all you need to bring is yourself, a friend, and a dash of inspiration.

Be sure to throw on your favorite shade of green as we will be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with our studio. Works of Art will be providing tasty drinks, delicious food, good music and a guaranteed good time. Please do not forget to arrive as glammed up as you like, because this is a portrait workshop after all and we want you to look and feel your best.

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From 7:00 PM to 12:30 AM, DJ Shady Lady will set the mood with her upbeat style, and photographer Mike Saijo will lead you through his own portrait-making process. But it’s not a party ‘till you walk in. Come with an open mind ready to be inspired by the eventful night Works of Art has planned. There will be plenty networking taking place, so take advantage of the opportunity to be in a space with many talented individuals.

This event is one you don’t want to miss. We are excited and looking forward to what this event will bring. Let’s all celebrate St. Patty’s the old fashioned way with our Works of Art community. We can’t wait to see you there!


Art Cardiel Featured in Los Feliz Ledger

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From a top floor above Umami Burger, Art Cardiel’s Works of Art Hair Studio overlooks and influences Los Feliz’s hippest strip of Hollywood Boulevard.

For 15 years, a steady stream of artists, actors, models, musicians, writers, and behind-the-scenes studio people have ascended the wooden staircase for a transformative experience.

Cardiel is a natural in the Los Feliz neighborhood. When he was a stylist at Transcend Hair Salon—formerly on Hillhurst Avenue—Los Angelesmagazine named him one of 1997’s “Best in L.A.,” saying that Cardiel’s “clients left looking like nymphomaniacs.” That quote shot Cardiel’s star to the top.

Since then, LA Weekly has twice named Cardiel’s Works of Art Hair Studio the best hair salon in the city.

Cardiel tries to ensure that none of his customers leave dissatisfied.

“No two heads of hair are the same,” said Cardiel. “You’re as good as your last piece of artwork.”

It was while studying art at Pasadena City College, just short of transferring to Art Center, when Cardiel chanced upon the campus cosmetology department.

“Everyone was having fun and creating, and using chemicals and color and cutting,” said Cardiel. “It turned the light switch on for me.”

Since then, Cardiel has been involved with the many opportunities his chosen art medium provides. From stints on fashion, film and music video shoots, to hair styling contests, to training events for several hair product companies, he’s done it all.

“He’s a gifted guy and the nicest man I’ve met in hairdressing,” said Steven Martinez, a stylist at Works of Art.

Martinez added that in a town full of hairdressers, Cardiel stands out as one who appreciates each individual client’s viewpoint when they walk through the door.

“In LA, there will always be a stylist for everybody. Art gets that and lets you be you here.”

With some prodding, Cardiel shared a story about an experience that he had with a client who had floor-length hair. She walked into Works of Art after a six-month search for someone to perform her first haircut.

“I asked her, ‘Why me?’” Cardiel said. “She said, ‘You have the best reviews. You work with long hair.’”

Cardiel began his work and cut her hair below her shoulders.

“She trusted me,” Cardiel said. “She was crying the whole time. All the emotions came out and she blossomed in the chair.”

Cardiel said Works of Art is ideal for moments like that.

“I draw a lot of people like that who care about hair more than just a superficial thing,” said Cardiel. “It’s ritual too.”

Source: Los Feliz Ledger

Works of Art Mobile Responsive Website

Works of Art Hair Salon Launches New Mobile Responsive Website

With new and exciting hair trends popping up just about everywhere this summer, Works of Art Hair Salon is proud to announce the launch of our newly responsive mobile website. Fully integrated to make our salon’s full menu of services available to clients to matter where they are, our new mobile responsive website is able to accommodate users on cellphones and tablets of any brand or size. Take the time to browse our gallery for inspiration, check out our beautifully sunny and open, New York Style loft salon or hit up our trending blog up stay in touch with this season new hair trends, all on our newly responsive mobile website.


Stay In Touch With Hair Trends with our Tips and Tricks Blog!

Join us from your mobile device as we dive into the “how-tos” of new and exciting hairstyles and to learn our behind the scenes tips and tricks as to how to make your hair look its best a year long. Or, find the stylist that’s most in tune with your style at our revamped “stylists” page that profiles each of our stylists in detail to make your decision a snap!

While we definitely realize that we’re living in an Internet age in which business is consistently completed via email, we take pride of the fact that we offer personal service and have therefore decided to continue booking appointments by phone. Don’t hesitate to call Works of Art Hair Salon for your next appointment; we welcome return and new clients with open arms!


Contact Works of Art Hair Salon

If you have additional questions about Works of Art Hair Salon, or would simply like to contact our receptionist in order to schedule your next appointment, don’t hesitate to call us today, we look forward to helping you find a professional Works of Art Hair Salon Stylist that you can trust and return to time and time again! Call us at 323.667.0072.

Mitzi on tour

Mitzi Spallas, stylist at Works of Art Hair Studio in Los Angeles, is currently on tour with
Billy Idol as his personal hair stylist, as well as looking after his clothing and other
personal needs such as food and drinks. This tour began in New York at the end of May
2014 to promote Idol’s upcoming autobiography entitled “Dancing With Myself”. From
there, they met the band and started the music tour, playing a few dates on the East
Coast such as Atlantic City, New Jersey, and Hampton Beach, New Hampshire. After
that it was on to Europe, flying into Copenhagen in early June, and playing the Swedish
Rock Festival.

After that, they flew to Rome and started bussing around Europe,
stopping in the following cities: Padova, Italy; Zurich, Switzerland; Hessentag/Manheim,
Germany; Esbjerg, Denmark; Berlin and Hamburg, Germany; Bratislava, Slovakia;
Prague, Czech Republic; Ljubljana, Slovenia; Belgrade, Serbia; Skopje, Macedonia;
Bucharest and Cluj Napoca, Romania; Vienna, Austria; Dresden, Germany, and ending
the tour in Luxembourg.

As the rest of the band and crew left to go home after a month on the road, Mitzi
headed to London for the week and then on to Berlin and back to London with Mr. Idol
to do more press for his upcoming album called “Kings and Queens of the

The tour will continue in November when Billy and the gang head back to Europe to
play dates in Great Britain, Ireland, Amsterdam, and Germany. Next year, the tour is
planning on covering the United States, South America, Australia and New Zealand. It
looks like Mitzi will be busy, so make sure to check her schedule and get in for your hair
services before she leaves!!