Wella Announces Finalists for 2018 TrendVision Awards

NATVA ColorVision Finalist, Rafael Ortiz | Hair Academy

Wella Professionals recently announced 37 finalists for this year's North American TrendVision Awards. The finalists selected will be competing live on July 16 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. 

Stage Presentations:

This year, Wella hosted the Journey to the Stage Challenge—an open call to all Wella family artists to win an opportunity to present at the 2018 North American TrendVision Awards. Wella selected three teams from across the US, Canada and Puerto Rico to present their talent on our stage. Artists created and named their team, and submitted a presentation proposal based on the theme: New Beginnings—Exploring the Art Form of Hair. 

The winning teams presenting at NATVA 2018 are: 


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  • The Expressionists: Anna Holaday, Whitney Parr, Janet Algeciras
  • Introspecta: Caroline Kim, Brenton Lee, Danny Lozada, Stevie Smith
  • Northern Lights: Dana Lyseng, Paul Nasrallah, Antonio Quintieri, Eryn Wall, Emily Murphy 


This year's panel of judges include a diverse group of industry stars, top colorists and renowned stylists including Sonya Dove, Wella Professionals global top artist; Briana Cisneros, global educator and Lena Ott, celebrity colorist. 

For the full list of finalists, visit wellaeducation.tumblr.com/finalists

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