Southwest Hairstylist of the Year 2015, Colorado Hairstylist of the Year 2014, National Artist for L'Oreal Professionnel, Beauty Underground Artist. El Salon Denver- Director of Education. www.ronlopezartistry.com Artist, hairdresser, visionary and producer—a short list of what the many roles Ron Lopez can play. Drawing influence from music, color, culture and his proud, first-generation American family from Mexico City, Lopez consistently awaits his next opportunity to create, whether it arises behind the chair, on set, with celebs, in a collaboration or for private clients, fashion events and special occasions. With a strong international point of view, his influence and training has shaped his eye and molded his career. Ron Lopez is currently lead stylist and educational director for El Salon, a well-known and respected salon in Denver. In this role, he works to share the knowledge imparted on him from twenty years of industry experience and to build a strong, creative team that continues setting industry standards. Through El Salon's commitment to continued education and innovation, Ron has had considerable opportunities to travel throughout the United States and England to train with top hair care brands. Ron’s love for L’Oreal Professionnel drew him into taking the role of an LP Artist. In addition to his leadership role and professional experience, he has built a strong and loyal clientele, providing cut, color, extensions and re-texturizing services. Holding the title of Southwest Hairstylist of the Year as well as Colorado Hairstylist of the Year, Ron's work has been featured in American Salon, Estetica Online, Behindthechair.com, Beauty Underground, 303 Magazine, and Cream Magazine. Working on set with 303 Magazine for five years, he was a member of the 303 Magazine editorial team as fashion and beauty editor, and was the key artist for Katya Leonovich at Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week. Lopez is committed to pulling from his gift of family, and his heavy tool belt to continue to create and grow in the beauty industry.