2016 Contessa Awards Finalist, Britany Ostash
2016 Westender: Vancouver’s Top Hairdresser 2nd Place, Karl Brown
2015 IMATS Vancouver 3rd Place, Character Prosthetics Amy Kikkert
2015 IMATS Vancouver Finalists, Beauty Fantasy: Michael Fels, Sarah Rollins, Christina Thunder
2015 IMATS Vancouver Finalists, Character Prosthetics: Jaclyn Hachey, Susana Icelo, Christina Thunder, Angelina Alvaro
2014 Contessa Award Winner Student Apprentice Hair Stylist
2014 IMATS Sydney 1st Place, Character Prosthetics Laura Sluggett
2014 IMATS Vancouver 1st Place, Character Prosthetics Bree Lehto
2014 IMATS Vancouver 2nd Place, Character Prosthetics Jaclyn Hachey
2014 LEO AWARDS Award Winner, Best Makeup in a Motion Picture, Tracy Lai Nominee, Best Makeup in a Motion Picture, Jennifer Ruth
2014 Vancouver Eco Fashion Week Jerome Insorio chosen to participate – top 3 Value Village Thrift Challenge Runway Show
2014 Western Canada Fashion Week Mark Abneir showcased Spring 2015 Collection
2014 Goldwell #ColorZoom Challenge Jordi Schonwetter Canadian Silver Winner New Talent Colorist category She will be competing in Berlin this October representing Canada!
2014 International Beauty Stylist Competition Marlee McConnell Finalist
2013 IMATS Vancouver 1st Place, Beauty Fantasy Bree Lehto 2nd Place, Beauty Fantasy Robin Russell
2013 Crypticon Seattle 1st Place Lanny Brown
2013 Fan Expo Body Painting Competition 1st Place Melissa Meretsky
2013 Trend Vision 1st Place Worldwide Katie Sullivan for Makeup
2013 Trend Vision National Finals Katie Johnson & Karl Brown for Hair
2013 Best Make Up Artist in Vancouver by Urban Culture Conference 2nd Place, Jennifer Ruth
2012 IMATS Toronto 2nd Place, Beauty Fantasy Melissa Meretsky 3rd Place, Beauty Fantasy Millie Furlong
2012 IMATS Sydney Finalists April Down, Vanessa Messina
2012 Science World Art Expo 1st Place Melissa Meretsky
2012 Dynamite Fashion Design Internship Montreal, Quebec Rimpy Sahota
New York Fashion Week 2012 Fashion grad Fala Chien Invited to showcase her Spring 2013 collection!
2012 IMATS Vancouver Finalist Melissa Meretsky 3rd Place, Character Prosthetics Melissa Meretsky
2012 Workless Party Airbrushing Competition 1st Place Melissa Meretsky
2012 International Trend |Vision Madrid 1st place worldwide Katie Sullivan, Makeup
2012 Wella Trend Vision Katie Sullivan, Makeup Finalist Elissa Wolfe, Color Semi-Finalist
2011 Trend Vision Show Finalist Katie Sullivan
2011 Wella Trend Vision LA 2nd Place Young Talent Katie Johnston (Hair) & Katie Sullivan (Makeup)
2011 IMATS Vancouver Finalist Chelsea Mandziuk Runner Up Samantha Caporusso
2011 Urban Cultural Conference – Vancouver’s Top Makeup Artist Runner Up Jennifer Ruth
2011 Shu Uemura Global Makeup Competition Top 15 Elizabeth McLeod
2011 Leo Awards Nominee for Best Makeup in a Short Film Kate Blythe
2011 String Magazine Photoshoot Competition, Vancouver March – Maria Anderson April – Jane Sawyer
2011 Workless Party Body painting Competition 1st Place Samantha Caporusso 2nd Place Lisa Foster 3rd Place Marie-claude Bleau
2010 IMATS Vancouver Finalist Beauty Fantasy, Kate Blythe
2010 Workless Party Body painting 1st place Lisa MacDonald
2010 LEO AWARDS Nominee for Best Make Up in a Short Film Kate Blythe
2009 IMATS Toronto 1st Place, Beauty Fantasy Liz McLeod
2009 Shu Uemura International Makeup Competition Top 15 Liz McLeod
2009 VFW Makeup Competition Avant Garde Hair & Makeup 1st Place Jina Sidhu, Sadaf Tavakoli, Starla Bidell, Adam Lum
Consumers Choice Awards JCI Top Beauty School 2007 & 2008
2006 Cosmetology Industry Association Voted JCI Top Make up School in BC
2006 Lancome Canadian Colour Awards Runner Up, Rachel Jones
2005 CNoMA Awards (Canadian Network of Make up Awards) Nomination for Industry Contribution Award Dorota Ergetowski Nomination for top Beauty Make up Student Christina Penhale Nomination for top Special Effects Student Tara MacLeod
2005 Body Gras Body Painting Competition People’s Choice Award Belinda Acosta
Admission Policy: Applicants must have a grade 12 diploma or be at least 19 years of age. A copy of photo ID (Drivers License, Passport or BC ID) or a copy of Diploma and/or transcript is required. All applicants must complete an Application for Admission form and submit it with the registration deposit. Applicants must submit a Letter of Intent.
Admission Procedure: The College requests an interview with each applicant. Applicants who cannot attend a personal interview must set up a phone or skype interview and also submit a reference letter from a teacher, employer or other professional.
The JCI Admissions Team and the Financial Aid Officer are happy to help students establish a financial plan for their education. We have information on payment plans, bank loans, government student loans and grants. In addition, enrolled students may qualify for scholarships.
Looking for an inspiring, engaging, and exciting place to work? Careers at JCI can provide you the opportunity to make a difference in students’ lives. We provide competitive salaries, a warm and supportive culture, and we love what we do. If you are committed to providing exceptional experiences, memorable moments, and stellar service, send us a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
Teachers are an integral part of our students’ success. We take pride in the fact that all of our instructors currently work in the industry, offering students current industry experience and networking opportunities.
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