Our Crew is made up of leading salon professionals
We Love What We Do, We Believe In Who We Are, We Are Wear The Art Is.
Talented, passionate and ever growing.
Jacinta grew up beautifying and playing stylist in her sister's hair salon where as a youngster she was blessed to experience the value of using quality professional hair care products. There is no surprise that this small-town girl's gift for making everyone feel their most beautiful lead her to owning her own salon. She has a love for connecting with people and is energized by the people around her and their potential. A Red Seal, Redken certified journeyman hair stylist, Jacinta has been behind the chair for "only" the last two decades. She has experienced coast-to-coast and international education with some of the industry’s finest. Jacinta has had the opportunity to expand her knowledge through the teachings of multiple celebrity stylists. Working backstage New York Fashion week has been a highlight in her career, but in all of this, she is most excited to bring back the knowledge she gathers to share it with her team and the guests who visit her chair.
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Heidi is a Red Seal journeyman hair stylist who has been in the industry for over 15 years. Heidi is an expert at tailoring short cuts to best suit her guest’s individual features and life style, and these tailored cuts are complimented by her enhanced creative color techniques. A recipient of Grande Prairie's Best Hair Stylist, Heidi has also been awarded Art & Soul’s Best Laugh by her guests and the Art and Soul Crew. A belief in ongoing education, a love of travel and new experiences drives this stylist to stay creative and current. Heidi combined her love for travel and education and was honored to accept an invitation to work backstage New York Fashion week. She loves her career where she gets to dance, share laughs, be creative, and make people look and feel their best.
Shannon is a Redken colour certified stylist whose goal is to make your visit delightful so you leave feeling beautiful both inside and out! Being in the hair industry for over 14 years, she has developed a deep love for the latest colour trends specializing in blondes, balayage, and extensions. Her hunger for knowledge and determination to turn information into action has contributed to her most recent success in this growing industry. With continuing education being of the upmost importance to Shannon, she applied and was accepted into the Natural Beaded Rows Training which she began May 2019 and became certified in beautiful California November 2019. Upon receiving her certification, Shannon applied to DKW Academy and has continued to learn and grow in the art of Natural Beaded Row services. This education is an 18-month program which once completed will allow her to be licensed in NBR and placed on their worldwide locator. Some of her education includes training from Del Mar College in Calgary, Redken Color Certification, continued training with Redken, Voguepearl Extension Certification, balayage training with XO Farhana and many more!
If Danielle is not standing behind the chair, she is either planning or off on another adventure around the world. She is greatly influenced by her love for music, culture and living her best life. The amount of inspiration Danielle experiences is endless, and she always brings it back to her valued clients. Born and raised in Grande Prairie, she graduated from Eveline Charles Academy in 2010 and came back to her roots to pursue her career. Since then, she has become certified in Natural Beaded Rows Extensions, became Redken Color Certified and continues to expand her skills. She specializes in NBR extensions, Balayage and Lived in Color, bridal styling and updos. Danielle comes from a family of hairstylists, which grew her love and passion for the hair industry at a young age.
Kelsey is originally from Calgary, where she completed her training to become a hair stylist, but has called Grande Prairie home for the last 16 years. She finds supporting her community and the people in it very rewarding. When she's not behind the chair, you can find her volunteering for the QEII Hospital Foundation, Big Hearts for Big Kids, and other community projects. After owning her own salon, she was looking to collaborate with the best, so Kelsey joined the Art & Soul Crew in the spring of 2012. She knew at a very young age, after giving Barbie her first haircut, that she wanted to be a part of the beauty industry. She has been in the industry for 24 years, and her passion continues to grow in her ability to offer guests customized looks that suit their individual lifestyle. She continues to stay current and has continued her education with Redken training classes in Color and Know Why, Cut and Know Why, Art of Consultation, Men’s cutting, Curly hair cutting & color techniques, as well as tape in extensions and recently became certified in Vogue Pearl extensions. She also had the privilege of cutting Dean Brody’s hair when he was in Grande Prairie and visited Art & Soul which was recommended by one of his friend.
Jenn started her training at age 16 through high school in Calgary at Dr. E. P. Scarlett and graduated in 1997 with honors at the top of her class. Jenn has worked in reputable salons for over 20 years in Calgary and Grande Prairie. She continually furthers her education and skills by attending classes by top hair artists. Jenn is well trained in cutting techniques, color application and placement, formal styles, PuraLuxe smoothing system, tape in extensions, perming and curly girl method. She is knowledgeable in leading products such as Redken, Evo, Living Proof, and Oribe. Jenn’s bubbly, energetic personality, attention to detail, and ability to listen to and educate her guests are just a few of the reasons that have made her the stylist she is today. Her love for what she does is shown through her excitement at work every day.
Brooklyn became a part of the Art and Soul crew before she could drive. Beginning as front end support, she realized the beauty industry was a career she wanted to pursue. She furthered her growth and success by attending One Beauty Academy where she graduated with top honors. As a certified stylist of Art and Soul, she has completed advanced coast-to-coast, national and international, education. She is a real keener who strives for excellence. She credits much of her success to the professionals she has had the pleasure of working beside. Brooklyn excels in all aspects of her trade and she goes above and beyond for her guests. Brooklyn's professional life is very diverse which allows her to extend her passion for educating and prescribing the luxury brands carried by Art and Soul to her followers so they can maintain beautiful healthy hair. She is a trail-blazer who embraces all things beauty. Beyond the chair, Brooklyn is an educator, beauty coach, and hair therapist (or as the Crew likes to call her, the "Beauty Boss"). Brooklyn wants everyone to feel confident and comfortable--her genuine and kind spirit cultivates an overall positive salon experience.
Victoria grew up in a small town in Northern Ontario; she started her journey at DelMar College of Hair Design in Calgary, Alberta. Victoria then began her apprenticeship here in Grande Prairie in 2011, and it has been home ever since. Some of Victoria’s special talents include, hair design/cutting, tape-in extensions, keratin smoothing treatments, blondes, brunettes and everything in between! One of her favorite parts about being a hairstylist is the ever-changing styles and trends and learning something new every single day. Victoria’s next step as a stylist includes furthering her education and becoming a Redken Certified Colorist. Having recently come back to working in a salon environment, after working from home for some time, Victoria is ready to benefit from working alongside the amazing team of stylists at Art & Soul.
Our Lash Extensionist Lindy began her journey with Art & Soul Hair Studio in 2016 and completed her Classic Lash Extension certification in 2019. She continued to complete both her Volume and Mega-Volume certification that same year. She has an eye for detail and customizes lashes for each of her guests. Besides providing Grande Prairie with beautiful lashes, she also keeps the Art & Soul Crew running smoothing by providing exceptional guest services and front-end support. She is the heart beat of the salon. With her friendly welcome, her knowledge of coveted products, and her scheduling genius, Lindy makes certain that all Art & Soul guests are taken care of.
‘ A fresh start ‘ is the perfect phrase that describes the exact moment Eric joined the Art & Soul team. Eric began his journey with Art & Soul as soon as he got his journeymen certificate. Prior to starting his career, Eric grew up in Sexsmith Alberta; A true farm boy, Eric’s passion for hair started with a mane attraction connected to the horses he was surrounded by. His infatuation with education and growth lead him to become Redken colour certified. He’s always flourishing with his technique through national/international education, as well as learning from the team of master stylists he works alongside. Eric devotes his knowledge to create exactly what his clients are envisioning when they sit down in his chair. When Eric isn’t working his magic in the studio, he loves to spend quality time with his family and friends, enjoy the outdoors, and last but not least enjoy a little dance party at any opportunity. Creative, versatile and passionate about his craft, Eric loves to make any soul feel beautiful as soon as they sit down in his chair.