ABS GLOBAL IMAGE AWARD 2018

FINALISTS


Haircutting - Professional

 

 

 

 

 


Alain Pereque

Alain Pereque, Montreal, Quebec


Evie Johnson

E & E Hair Solutions, Bowie, MD

 

     


Sal Misseri
Reverie Salon, Chicago

 


ColorAmerica® Colorist of the Year - Professional


     

 

 


Caroline Robitaille
Coiffure Caroline Robitaille, Repentigny, Quebec


Nick Stenson
ULTA Beauty Pro Team Member, Chicago




Daniel
Rubin
 Paul Rehder Salon, Chicago



Avant Garde - Professional










Gonzalo Zarauza

Centro Beta, San Sebastián, Spain





Ziortza Zarauza

Centro Beta, San Sebastián, Spain





Gonzalo Zarauza

Centro Beta, San Sebastián, Spain




Texture - Professional






Jamal Edmonds
Lamaj in the City, Washington, DC

 


Alain
Pereque
Alain Pereque, Montreal, Quebec






Sydney Malizia

Reverie Salon, Chicago



Editorial - Professional





 





Chrystofer
Benson
CBC, South Weber, UT

Sal Misseri

Reverie Salon, Chicago


Danielle
Keasling
ULTA Beauty Pro Team, Chicago


 


Men’s Cutting - Professional

    



 


Jordi Pérez

La Barberia de Gràcia, Barcelona, Spain


James
Beaumont
 Allure, Exmouth, Devon



Carlos
Valiente
Salones Carlos Valiente, Alzira, Valencia


 


Salon Team - Professional






Ulta Beauty Pro Team, Chicago

 


David Barron
London Salon Team, Atlanta, GA

Haircutting: David Barron;  Color: David Barron, Brooke VanEtten, Teresa Burnard and Kyla Green; 

Make-Up: Lan Grealis; Photographer: John Rawson

 

Kaizen Education / Reverie Salon, Chicago

Creative Director: Sal Misseri; Hair: Sal Misseri , Sydney Malizia and Kerra Coticchia; Haircolor: Sal Misseri , Grace Harrella and Julie Kocanyar; Make-Up: Jason Kelly; Photograper: John Rawson; Clothing: Marni Seabright

 


Student



 





Nadiia
Shtokalo
Brown Aveda Institute, Strongsville, OH







Tyler Bearer

 Brown Aveda Institute, Mentor, OH






Jessica Brewster

Brown Aveda Institute, Mentor, OH

 


 

The Grand Prize - Leo Passage Trophy




In addition to winners in each separate category, one entrant in the ABS Global Image Awards will be presented the Leo Passage Gold Trophy, honoring the late founder of Pivot Point International. This special trophy will be presented to the cosmetology professional with entries in two or more of the ABS Global Image Award categories. The scores earned in each entry will be combined to determine the overall Gold Trophy winner. 


The Prizes

One winner in each of the Professional categories including the New INTA Nail Technician Award receives:
• The ABS Global Image Award trophy will be presented during the Beauty Changes Lives event on Sunday, April 29, 2018
• Recognition by their peers on Cosmetologists Chicago’s social media and blog 
• Images featured on americasbeautyshow.com
• Media support through Cosmetologists Chicago public relations

The Leo Passage Trophy winner receives:
• The Leo Passage Gold Trophy will be presented during the Beauty Changes Lives event on Sunday, April 29, 2018
• A LIFETIME Cosmetologists Chicago membership including admission to ABS 2018 and beyond
• Recognition by their peers on Cosmetologists Chicago’s social media and blog 
• Media support through Cosmetologists Chicago public relations
• Images featured on americasbeautyshow.com

The Student category winner receives:
• The ABS Global Image Award trophy at the ABS Student Conference on Monday, April 30th at 8:30 am
• Recognition by their peers on Cosmetologists Chicago’s social media and blog 
• Images featured on americasbeautyshow.com
• Media support through Cosmetologists Chicago public relations

The Judging

A select group of highly esteemed salon industry leaders, influencers and masters will judge this year’s ABS Global Image Awards. They will not be revealed until after the judging is final and the nominees are selected. The INTA Nail Technician entrants will be judged by a panel of esteemed nail techs.

In addition to the concepts outlined in “The Categories” descriptions, images will be judged on:
• Technical merit, execution and suitability of the styles for each category
• Concept and overall approach
• Stylist Entrant’s creativity
• Art direction and photo composition
All winners and finalists may request feedback from the judges on their individual entries.

Qualification for Entry

•  ABS Global Image Award categories are open to all licensed salon professionals and barbers or the business equivalent where licensure is not required.
•  The Student Champion category is open to students currently enrolled in a cosmetology school or the equivalent as of the entry deadline of March 9, 2018.
•  Each category (except for student and nail techs) must include three (3) separate images, may use the same model or three separate models.

Competition Rules

1.  High-resolution photo of the artist/s must accompany every entry. (No larger than 8MB each image and no less than 8’X10”)
2.  A short bio statement of the artist/s must accompany every entry.
3.  Review each category description for details on specific images to submit as they differ by category.
4.  Entry forms must be completed in full and can include a brief artist statement for each category entered, though it is not required.
5.  Entries submitted that have been photographed for or used in an advertising campaign will be disqualified.
6.  Images may be in color or black & white (except ColorAmerica Colorist of the Year which must be in color)
7.  A salon team can enter the salon team category only. Team submissions cannot be entered in any individual categories.
8.  Full wigs CANNOT be used. Wigs are NOT permitted in the ColorAmerica Colorist of the Year category. Partial wigs/extensions are permitted in all other categories.

The Winners Announced

The Announcements of the nominees and final winners of each category including the Leo Passage Trophy Winner will be made at the Beauty Changes Lives Experience - EXPOSED event on Sunday, April 29, 2018, during the presentation which starts at 6:00 pm. We will provide all the nominees more information after judging.


America's Beauty Show

April 28-30, 2018

McCormick Place North | Chicago

 



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