Artist Stories: Jake Thompson

Multi-talented salon owner and award winning NAHA artist Jake Thompson speaks about his passion for the craft, mentorship and the importance of being an original.  Based in Salt Lake City where he is co-owner of Lunatic Fringe salon, Thompson has earned multiple nominations and awards, including 2014 NAHA Avant Garde Winner, 2013 NAHA Avant Garde Nominee, 2012 NAHA Avant Garde Nominee, 2011 NAHA Avant Garde Winner, 2011 NAHA Fashion Forward Nominee, and 2006 NAHA Avant Garde Nominee. 


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].


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