Janice W., General Manager
Janice began work at BossArts in May 2009 although she has been a client of BossArts since she was 16! With over ten years of experience in finance, Janice has been a wonderful asset to BossArts. Not only is she always on the ball, she is an excellent communicator and very much appreciated by the BossArts team.
Veronica joined the BossArts Team in January 2016. She has a background in medical aesthetics, and has worked in our hair assistant position as well! Veronica is passionate about providing excellent customer service, and enjoys having conversations with all of our guests. Veronica is currently enrolled in Nursing at Algonquin for January 2022, and is excited to begin that next chapter in her education!
Hayley , Esthetician
Hayley joined the BossArts team in May 2017. She brings with her 14 years of experience as an esthetician, and is trained in Aveda techniques. She specializes in giving exceptional facials, and is a hard wax expert. Hayley is passionate about her craft, and helping each of her clients achieve great skin!
During the spring of 2019, Gen joined the Bossarts Spa Team with 17 years of experience and over a decade of Aveda knowledge. While she enjoys performing all spa treatments, Gen’s specialties include gelish manicures and pedicures as well as brow shaping to compliment one’s facial features. Gen’s favourite thing about the industry is making someone feel better while excelling with something she loves.
Cameron joins us from Cobden Ontario, starting her journey at BossArts in February 2021. She is currently enrolled at Versailles Academy for professional hairstyling. Although she does not have much experience with hair yet, she is excited to learn more about hair colouring and cutting. Both interest her as they are unique services, and the outcome i always different. She is also very interested to learn about extensions. She i looking forward to begin her career, and grow as a stylist at BossArts.
Cassie joined the BossArts Team February of 2020. Although Cassie has been doing hair for less than 5 years, she has already made a name for herself as a specialist with balayage, blonding techniques and working with longer hair lengths. Cassie is a beauty enthusiast and is the perfect stylist to see, if you are looking to keep up with newest trends. Cassie has also begun training with our in house curly specialists, and is beginning to take on new curly cut clients! In addition to being an Aveda hairstylist, she has also been a freelance makeup artist for 5 years. Her love and passion for the beauty industry ensures each client experience is exceptional and one of a kind.
Chloe, Junior Stylist
Chloe joined the BossArts Team in October 2019 after completing the hairstyling program at Versailles Academy. Chloe has been an asset to our assistant team, and is always eager to lend a helping hand. She is currently working on building a clientele of her own, and is comfortable creating beautiful long layered cuts, as well as Men’s cuts. Chloe is learning more about colour, and is hoping to begin colouring hair independently soon!
Tara., Junior Stylist
Tara joined the BossArts’ team in August 2020. She discovered her passion for hairstyling in High School, where she graduated from the Specialist High Skills Major program for Cosmetology and she completed her education at Fanshawe College. New to the Ottawa area, Tara is eager to continue mastering foundational skills and gain experience in the salon industry. She is on her way to becoming an expert in colour theory, blunt and layered hair cutting, and styling for all hair textures. Tara has started training with our in house curly specialists, and has started taking on new curly cut clients as well! Tara is excited to be a junior stylist at Bossarts and invites clients to share in her passion and journey.
Krystal S., Intermediate Stylist
Krystal started her career at BossArts in the fall of 2011 after graduating from Algonquin College. She is a “natural” hair stylist and continues to take courses to increase her knowledge of the industry, which she loves. Her niche is bridal and other glamourous updos and, more generally, she is a good choice for cuts and styling on long and medium-length hair, hair extensions, and colour services, including ombré.
Leah, Intermediate Stylist, Assistant Team Lead
Leah joined us in April of 2013 just before graduating from the full-time hair-styling program at the Versailles Academy. Eager to gain experience as a stylist, she has since completed Aveda’s Pure Blonding, Curly Cut/Style & Haircolour Magic courses under the guidance of leading Aveda educators. After taking both men’s and women’s Vidal Sassoon’s cutting courses, and receiving in-house mentoring, Leah has started her styling career at BossArts. A dedication to colour theory has allowed her to excel in ombré highlighting paired with long layer hair-cutting. Leah also does beautiful occasion hair styling. She is passionate about her craft and enjoys taking on new challenges. Leah’s enthusiasm and sunny disposition are contagious at BossArts!
Rick C., Senior Stylist
Rick, a man of experience, has been with BossArts since March 1981. An always friendly presence in the salon, Rick specializes in men’s tapering, women’s short cuts, textured cutting and natural-looking colouring. He trained at Marvel Academy, before taking courses with Aveda™, Vidal Sassoon, Schwarzkopf and Sebastian. Rick has gained a long list of faithful clients over the years.
Alix B., Senior Stylist
Alix, an energetic and talented stylist, joined BossArts in August 2008. Alix is a well-rounded stylist with a passion for helping clients bring out their best selves through natural looking colours, great styles and a professional approach to her craft. She specializes in curly hair, short styles and barbering, but also enjoys working with all hair lengths and types. Thanks to her open-mindedness, she accurately understands her clients’ needs and wants. Her personality shines through her work, making sure clients leave with a great style and an even better experience. She’s known to trigger frequents laughs throughout the salon.
Jessica L., Senior Stylist, Director of Education
On the BossArts team since August 2007, Jessica completed her training at the Versailles Academy and has been avidly taking Aveda™ courses and BossArts in-house training courses ever since. She recently completed her ABC Vidal Sassoon course. Jessica is an excellent listener and can give those clients with specific requests exactly what they are looking for. Jessica excels in colours, exaggerated highlights, long layered cuts, short cuts and up-dos. She has also become a curly cuts expert. She prides herself on giving her clients the best experience possible.
Anya, Senior Stylist
Anya discovered her passion for the industry helping her aunt who owned a salon in Ukraine. After completing a formal training in 2003 she moved to work in Dubai, where she advanced her training by taking classes from Toni & Guy and Vidal Sassoon educators, as well as working backstage for local TV and fashion shows. After moving to Canada she took classes from Aveda further honing her technique. Anya tailors her hair colouring techniques to each client and loves teaching how to make the most of her cuts once her clients leave the salon. Some of her specialties are sun kissed highlights, short hair cuts, curly cuts and modern tousled bobs. Anya is efficient in doing haircuts with both razor and scissors.
Alyssa, Senior Stylist
Alyssa began her career with an enthusiasm for style and a desire for knowledge that has continued to grow throughout her 26 years in the industry. Educated at the Vidal Sassoon advanced academy, she continued her training at Toni & Guy, the Aveda Academy and Bumble University. Her extensive experience in technical cutting, hair color and foil highlighting techniques range from classic to cutting edge. Alyssa has appeared on television locally showcasing her talent as well as participated in numerous fashion shows presented by blackbook lifestyle. The desire to strive for excellence has driven her to continue furthering her education. Alyssa is excited about having joined our team at BossArts in early 2019.
William (Bill) Bossart, Owner and Senior Stylist
Bill opened his first hair salon in 1981 and grew it into what is now BossArts. Training is an ongoing quest in his work, both expanding his knowledge and teaching others. Bill is passionate about haircutting and ensuring that his clients always receive a unique experience. Creating new looks that fit people’s personality, face, hair and lifestyle is what excites him in his work.