Artist Stories: Charlie Price

In this week's Artist Stories video, Charlie Price shares insight into the story behind his rise to prominence as an award-winning, internationally recognized platform artist. One of the most recognizable faces in the North American salon industry, Price has a career total of 23 NAHA nominations, is a two-time NAHA North American Hairstylist of the Year Award winner, and the first-ever NAHA People’s Choice Award winner in 2011. His performances as a popular platform artist and educator are filled with smart soundbites, useful information and quick easy techniques for the salon—all delivered in his fun, feisty style.

In our time together, Price shared insight into his influences and  mentors, an honest take (and best advice) on salon ownership and the backstory to his passion project, The Southwest Hairstyling Awards. 

About: Gordon is VP of Digital at American Salon where he works with the entire editorial team as well as with the considerable resources of parent company Questex to bring you stories, resources and more, 24/7. Gordon can be found online at or as @gordnm on Instagram. In real-time, you can find Gordon at major beauty events where he often teaches classes on business and career development as well as best practices in digital and social media.  Email Gordon at [email protected].