MEET THE ARTISTS
Trozie Jordan IV other known as The Barber Artist a Master Barber/Licensed Cosmetology teacher has transitioned to his own salon in Northern Liberties.
Trozie started barbering at 18 as a cosmetology student.
Over 8 years he has showcased, competed, and vended his “Artwork” brand alongside with the top product companies in the hair industry. His infatuation of the arts inspired the name of his brand, craft and new salon located in Northern Liberties Philadelphia by the name of the Art Lair Shave Parlor where he will continue to dedicate his life to serving executive images.
José Martinez also known as “Suave Cuts” a master barber who originally got his license in New York but has moved back to the city of Philadelphia to pursue his career. Versatile in every type of hair texture through experience in a variety of barbershops.
Idemar Cordero also known as “E”, a Licensed Barber Manager, whom after serving 8 years in the Marine Corps attended Barber School to pursue a new a profession. After 2 years of Professional experience, Idemar attained his Barber Manager exam and is now back in Barber School in efforts to complete the Barber Instructor Program.Schedule Appointment
Sarah other known as Sunny a licensed Cosmetologist and Educator has been into the arts her entire life. Her journey began in the beauty industry as a shampoo assistant in 2010. Through different salon experiences, she has been exploring all things beauty, hair and design.Schedule Appointment
With this knowledge, she has been inspired to help educate others so she has spent the last two years as an instructor giving cosmetology students theoretical and practical knowledge on hair, skin and nails.
Gavin aka “Confidence Cuts" first developed the love for barbering just before leaving home to go play division 1 lacrosse in Hartford, Connecticut for 2 years. While at Hartford, Gavin excelled on the field as well as in the classroom, earning national honor society and American East conference all academic team honors. After sophomore year, Gavin transferred to Temple University and enrolled full time at Lehigh Valley Barber School Old City location. Now, joining the Art Lair team in pursuit of perfecting the art of barbering.Schedule Appointment
Ashley other known as foreign had a passion for producing art since a child. At 7 years old she was inspired watching her older sister service clients in a neighborhood in where hairstyle trends switched fast.Schedule Appointment
Her passion to grow in the cosmetology industry lead her to enroll into beauty school with dreams of styling celebrities. Ashley specializes in special effects makeup, feed-in braids & wig installments.
Greg aka “Krispy Kats” first picked up clippers in 2012 but it wasn’t until 2016 when his passion for skateboarding & art led to a passion for barbering. Greg has been in the industry since 2016 starting as an apprentice then worked his way up to becoming a licensed barber. Greg adapts to any hair texture, pays close attention to detail. Fades, designs, line ups, beard sculpting are his specialties.Schedule Appointment
Samuel Wright Jr. also known as “Martian Vision” is a Barber from Lancaster Pennsylvania. After dropping out of Art School Samuel decided to attend Champs Barber School. Working under Tyrik Jackson and Jennie Sanchez for 6yrs at Sharper Image, Samuel has been able hone his skills and become well rounded in his barbering craft. On his free time Samuel has a love for art and music collecting, he hopes to open a record store/art gallery in the near future..Schedule Appointment
Chris aka “CJ Cuts” first developed his love for barbering while touring the country with a world class drum-line in 2016. He studies entrepreneurship at Temple university, and his passion, dedication, and attention to detail allowed him to strive as a barber on campus. He eventually moved his workspace to the Art Lair, and continues deliver quality grooming services to every single client.Schedule Appointment