Patrick McCarthy – Owner/Professional Body Piercer
Dylan Smith – Professional Body Piercer
Dylan has been with Piercology since 2013. He started his career working at the counter. In 2014 he accepted an apprenticeship at Piercology and has been working to bring his clients the best service he can ever since. In 2015 he attended the 20th annual APP conference to continue his piercing education. His apprenticeship ended in April 2016 and has been piercing full time ever since. Dylan is dedicated to giving Columbus the best piercing experience possible.
Dylan married the love of his life in May 2017 and is a proud father of a very curious four year old. In his spare time he enjoys practicing music and spending time with his family.
Christine Hanley – Professional Body Piercer
Nick Strange – Professional Body Piercer
Hazel Ashe – Jewelry Specialist
Hazel is our in-studio counter Fae and identifies as non-binary. (Uses they/them pronouns) They have been in the industry for roughly three years and has been with Piercology for one year. Hazel most enjoys helping clients curate a look that fits their aesthetic and lifestyle. Anodizing is their favorite way to jazz up any piercing with a bit of color. Their favorite gemstone is Peridot especially with White Gold. Hazel wants you to know that they will love you forever for a good cheese plate & artisan bread.
Katelyn Maloney – Jewelry Specialist
Meet Katelyn, a native to Ohio, she was born and raised in Lancaster. An avid animal lover, Katelyn graduated from OSU with a BA in Animal Sciences and loves to spend her free time with her 19yo Quarter Horse gelding, rescue Leopard Gecko, and Axolotl.
She joined the Piercology team in June ‘18 and has a passion for helping clients find their perfect piece of jewelry or helping them build the jewelry of their dreams. She loves discussing gemstones (her faves are Grey Sapphires and Amethyst) and setting up unusual piercings. Her passion for decorating doesn’t stop with the clients, Katelyn is also our resident decorator for the holidays!