Meet the Staff

Our creative team strive to make your experience at The Gallery Hair Design a memorable one.

Alan Loucks,
Owner of The Gallery

AlanAlan has owned The Gallery Hair Design for over 30 years. He’s well-known and respected as a hair stylist, colourist, and image consultant. His faithful clientele know that they always look their best after spending time in his ‘chair’. They all enjoy his upbeat and fun personality as well his hair styling talents and fashion sense.

Wedding clients appreciate his specialist skill set for the make-up and hair styles that are essential for all brides.

In his time away from the salon he also is the Manager of the hair salon in the Parkside Spa at the Best Western Hotel in Perth. Alan’s passions outside of work include ballroom dancing, cruises and travel, playing Bridge and shopping for shoes. He is a family man through and through and enjoys fun times with his five grandchildren.

Alan was a founding Board member of the Station Theatre in Smiths Falls and is also on the Advisory Board for the Brockville and Kingston campuses of St. Lawrence College.




Denise


Denise Loucks,
Manager & HairStylist

Denise is the owner/manager of the salon as well as a talented hair stylist. Her styling skills appeal to a diverse clientele with particular interest in women and children’s hair cuts. ‘Special day’ services such as make-up applications and waxing are also part of Denise’s skill set.
When she’s not at the salon, she loves to spend time cooking and is a trained Cordon Bleu chef. She enjoys preparing tasty dinners for family, including her five grandchildren, and friends. Denise also teaches cooking classes at Mrs. McGarrigle’s in Merrickville. Bridge and competitive ballroom dancing are some of her other interests. Her favourite companion is ‘Loulou’ the Loucks’ delightful standard poodle.



Elaine Sample, Hair Stylist

Elaine has over 20 years of experience in the hairstyling world. Her area of expertise lies with trendy cuts, fashion colouring and foils. She also enjoys creating wedding and formal styles for special occasions. Her clients always benefit from her dedication to attending many courses and conventions to keep current in the latest hair trends. Women, men and children are all included in Elaine’s diverse client base.
During her time away from work, Elaine’s focus is on her family and enjoying life to the fullest. Her son, daughter and dog Max all bring a smile to Elaine’s face on a regular basis. She also loves sampling fine foods and a wee glass of vino now and again!



Elaine


Nora



Nora Harper, Hair Stylist

Nora’s easy smile and personality, along with her passion for hairdressing are the keys to her success. She has built a loyal client base by creating, developing and enhancing her clients’ personal appearance. Her initial training at Marvel Hair Design School was followed up by more advanced training at Bruno’s. Having practiced her craft of hairstyling over the years, she has a proven ability to give her clients an outstanding experience. She enjoys working with seniors doing perms, colours and haircuts. Nora enjoys the simple pleasures in her life, away from work. She is a devoted grandmother and loves to spend time enjoying her friends.