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August 17, 2016

ELITE EDUCATORS: BEHIND THE CHAIR 'BIG SHOT' FINALISTS


TRISTIN MORRISON AND SHALLYNN JOHNSTON


BREAKING NEWS: Congratualtions to our very own Shallynn Johnston for winning BTC's Haircolor Shot of the Year! As Shallynn represents the North American winner in this category, her winning shot was not only up against major industry leaders, but competed against hundreds of submissions from hairstyling artists all over the world. Compliments to our talented Creative Director, this win is admirable but not surprising in the slightest. 


 


A special congratulations to our spectacular educators; Tristin Morrison and Shallynn Johnston, for being finalists at Behind the Chair's 2016 One Shot Hair Awards!


Tristin, Senior Creative Director for Aveda Academies and Shallynn, Assistant Creative Director at Aveda Insitute Vancouver, both entered in the 'Big Shot' category of the awards, which showcases studio hair done by artist icons.


All the pictures submitted were shot in studio and have been created by session stylists, platform artists, celebrity hairdressers, hairdressing award winners and educators alike. 


Entries were submitted via Instagram corresponding with their craft:


Tristin - Haircut Shot of the Year


Shallynn - Haircolor Shot of the Year. 


More than 100 hairdressing icons from across the world judge the awards. 25 finalist's shots were chosen from approx. 130,000 entries on August 1st by BTC's editorial team based on technique, creativity and the number of likes on the post. Going forward the competition will be narrowed to the top 9 contestants and then voted on by industry professionals and the public. 


These incredible mentors have been vital in the development and growth of Aveda Education in Canada. Their technical expertise and vast experience allow creativity to be contagious. Passionate about sharing their knowledge with students, both Tristin and Shallynn make sure to also continue to feed their own creative appetites. 


A big thank-you to each of the creative teams that assisted with the finished shot... 


Tristin's team | Photographer: Manuel Voss, Haircolor: Lupe Voss, Makeup: Kristjan Hayden, Creative Consulting/Editing: Peter Gray, Stylist: Diego Armand


Shallynn's team | Photographer:Kale Friesen, Makeup: Jena Jacquot, Haircut: Serman Wong, Model: Katie Carlson, Assistant: Tracey Newton 


Stay tuned, as the winners will be announced on September 25th. Best of luck to these creative hair geniuses! 










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