Gregory Patterson – July 9
Jon Lieckfelt – July 10
Linh Nguyen – July 11
Gold Plaited – 161 W. Illinois St. Chicago IL 60654
10am-6pm – All 3 Days
Are you a Makeup Artist that needs to brush up (literally) on their hair skills? This is the perfect workshop for you! All of these Celebrity hair artists are here to make sure you leave with the skills that pay the bills. Confidence and having a plan is how successful hair happens & these artists will guide you from start to finish. Join us in Chicago for this incredible opportunity!
Gregory Patterson is full of energy and life! His approach to hair will lay the foundation for you to progress through the workshop with ease. Whether you are styling for photo shoots or daily clients, his simple techniques will add maximum benefits to your skill set. See new ways of creating the most requested shapes and textures that anyone can do.
Jon Lieckfelt has over 30 years of experience beautifying award-winning celebrities and his approach to beauty is unique. The silhouette and structure is so important for longevity in any hair style and Jon is the master when it comes to long lasting styles. He doesn’t over complicate his approach and freely shares the ‘how-tos’ so you can recreate his looks with ease.
Linh Nguyen is the master of editorial! Watch in awe as he creates ‘wigs’ on the spot, works with extensions and creates volume like you’ve never seen. When you need high impact and want to make a statement, Linh’s hair work will never cease to amaze. Take your skill set to a whole new level !
Gregory’s talent, enthusiasm and passion for teaching have brought him to the hair styling spotlight. Shortly after relocating to New York from Arizona, Gregory quickly became one of the most sought after stylists in New York City.
Gregory has worked the runway at New York Fashion Week, Leading the hair team for Project Runway Seasons 14 and 15 as Celebrity Consultant and Brand Ambassador for Sally Beauty, Pamela Roland SS/16, Amanda DeLeon Presentation (2014) Mercedes Benz Fashion Week. He has been featured in many editorial and lifestyle magazines as a Celebrity Hairstylist contributor such as; Glamour, Shape, W, Harpers Bazaar, Cosmopolitan,In Style, Vogue, Elle, Allure, Martha Stewart, People, US weekly, and being featured in Allure Magazine Best of Directory as “Best Blow Dry Stylist in the Industry” (Dec 2013) and once again as “The One to Watch” (January 2015). His talents have transcended into television with such works as; QVC, HSN, The Shopping Channel Canada, The Knot Dream Wedding, ABC’s The Chew, TLC’s What Not to Wear, Good Morning America, Today Show, Access Hollywood, E! News, Extra! and Cosmo Radio on Sirius XM. Gregory joined the Project Runway family as Lead Stylist and Brand Ambassador on Project Runway’s “Under The Gunn” (2014), and Lead Hairstylist for Sally Beauty on Project Runway Season 14 (2015) and Season 15 (2016) on Lifetime TV and you can find him this spring on The LOOK! ALLSTARS airing on the CW Network.
Internationally Gregory has been featured in top beauty and fashion publications such as Expressen Mode and Skonhet and Femina. His passion for educating has launched him into a Global Educator and Platform Artist Role having toured Scandinavia, Dubai, Thailand, South Africa and Asia educating as well as working on Dancing with the Stars and Sweden’s largest morning news program tv4. His celebrity clientele includes; Anne Hathaway, Deborah Messing, Britney Spears, Mackelmore, Meryl Streep, Hannah Davis, Carrie Underwood, Edward Norton, Lisa Perry,Ashley Tisdale, Rachel Roy, Bella Thorne, Zanna Roberts-Rassi, Jen Rade, Kristen Bell, Nicole and Paris Hilton, Ashley Greene, Kelly Rowland, Ellen Pompeo,Melanie Brown, Olivia Culpo, Priyanka Chopra, Zara Larsson, Emma Stone and Julianne Moore to include a few.
Patterson has advanced into an International and Elite Brand Ambassador for the world renowned brand FHI Heat, and a Celebrity Hair consultant for Sally Beauty.
Jon is a celebrity hair stylist and makeup artist who is known to many as a “magician of faces”. For over 25 years he has been working in the hair and makeup industry creating looks for the red carpet, film, television, concerts, as well as everyday women in prestigious salons. His approach to beauty is simple; creating beautiful hair and makeup that blend modernity with classic sensibility resulting in iconic looks.
Jon works with some of the most famous faces in the world including Kristin Chenoweth, Christie Brinkley, Kerry Washington, Jaime Pressley, and Rose McGowan to name a few. His hair and makeup looks have been seen on the fashion runways in New York and Los Angeles as well as editorial publications like Vogue, Marie Claire, Prestige, Borealis, Dapifer, and US Weekly.
In addition to working with celebrities, Jon has an extensive background in working in salons.
Jon’s talent has been described by his celebrity clients as “rare and unique” because very few professionals are able to excel in both hair and makeup.
● Adam Brody ● John Malkovich ● Aretha Franklin ● John Singleton ● Kerry Washington ● Jodi Lyn O’Keefe ● Christie Brinkley ● Alexa Ray Joel ● Julie Powell ● Kevin Costner ● Loretta Divine ● Kristin Chenoweth ● Mena Suvari ● Rose McGowan ● Maria Muldar ● Ashley Scott ● Marina Arsenijevic ● Barry Sanders ● Martin Sheen ● Bob Guinea (Bachelor Bob) ● Mary Ann Williamson ● Brandon Routh ● Mena Suvari ● Carridee (Winner of America’s Next Top Model) ● Miami 911 Cast ● Cherly Hines ● Molly Shannon ● Cleo King ● Nancy Travis ● Cuba Gooding, Jr. ● Dawn Wells ● Nick Cannon ● Derek Luk e● Nicki Taylor ● Eliza Dushku ● Racheal Zoe ● Emilio Estevez ● Rachel Leigh Cook ● Gregory Hines ● Shannon Murphy ● Jai Rodriguez (Queer Eye for the Straight Guy) ● Terrance Howard ● Jaime Pressley ● Tim Allen ● Jerry Seinfeld ● Wanda Sykes ● Jill Bartlett ●
Linh brings positive energy, creative skills, solid work ethics, and a contagious sense of humor to any project. Trained in the English way of cutting and French way of dressing hair. Linh’s expertise and speed make him ideal for television, editorial, and catalog work. His published work can be seen in ELLE , GLAMOUR, and VOGUE. Linh has produced outstanding results for Condé Nast, Hearst and other magazine publishers. In television, he’s worked for Disney, Lifetime (Project Runway, Project Runway All Stars & Project Runway Jr), America’s Next Top Model and Bravo ( The Fashion Show & The Fashion Show Ultimate).
A decade of profitably managing people for PR & Partners Salons as a Creative Director rounds out Linh’s repertoire. His unique perspective and love for the art can be seen in his work. And, as an experience educator and manager he can lead a team or be a super contributor. Linh can enhance the quality of any project, represent any product or brand, and inspire any team.