||Nov 13, 2013
||Apr 20, 2009
30 years old
Minneapolis, Minnesota, US
MM URL: http://www.modelmayhem.com/tomahawktassels
I am a burlesque perfomer, so naturally I enjoy doing vintage inspired assignments, and pinups. I love doing nudes and lingerie. I do NOT normally do TFPs, but am sometimes willing to do them if I can use the work for my own promotional purposes. I LOVE to travel, and am willing to go anywhere in the world to shoot, given my travel is paid. I have a lot of fun at my shoots, and am very creative. I usually do all my own hair and makeup, as well as styling, but of course enjoy having it done for me too! I often bring a lot of options for costumes/clothing/props, and am generally open to however the photographer likes to shoot. I follow direction well, and can go with the flow. Please feel free to email if you have any questions! Thanks!!
Experienced in print and runway. Featured model and performer in "Children of the Revolution" fashion show in Minneapolis 2009, as well as "Couture Noir" fashion show 2009, part of Minnesota fashion week,and modeled in Minneapolis College of Art and Design's annual "DIVA" fashion show. VIP model in "Rep the Runway" fashion show in St. Louis, 2007. Runway model for "RAW:Minneapolis" artist showcase in 2011, Runway model for several designers and vintage shops, including Fried Bologna Vintage's annual Snowball 2011, Blasphemina's Closet, Oishimomo, and many more.
Professional fine art nude and pinup model for over 7 years.
Two years experience with Bacardi Rum, both as a VIP Event performer and as a Bacardi girl. Also been sponsored by Jameson Irish Whiskey, Camel Cigarettes, Skyy Vodka, and Pabst Blue Ribbon. Also have done hairshows for TiGi (Bedhead), and L'Oreal in high school.
With over 7 years of professional burlesque and modeling experience, Tomahawk has had the rare priveledge of performing with every burlesque show in the Twin Cities, gaining both local and International recognition. Tomahawk began her burlesque career in St. Louis, performing weekly in the premier downtown burlesque show "The Alley Cat Revue" for two and a half years. She has been featured as an American representative in The London Burlesque Festival 2009, as well as many burlesque festivals around the U.S. She has also graced the covers and pages of several motorcycle magazines, worked nationally as a muse for artists, and taught burlesque classes for over 5 years. Tomahawk Tassels was seen on NBC's "America's Got Talent," Season 6, in which she flirts with celebrity judge Howie Mandel and surprises the live audience with her confidence. In 2010 Tomahawk began producing a monthly bar-top burlesque and rock n roll show, combining live music with a naughtier striptease experience. She now produces regular shows around the Twin Cities, presenting the art of the striptease in a creative and unique way.
SOME of the photographers I have shot with:
(in NO particular order)
Layne Kennedy #820571
Timothy Piotrowski #360842
Stan Trampe #163687
Connie LaFlam #355249
Charlie Barnes #212673
Jian Bastille #857231
Timbre Rogers #820571
Jeff Spain, Spain Portraits #36295
Risen Phoenix Photo #1729590
Dave Stagner (Anagram for Strange) #2029891
Gary Cook, Image Group #34915
Twilight Imagery #677882
Peter Zarnoti #1460905
Octal Studios #755686
Melanie Metz #3000647
DreadNaught Photography #1973599
Studio Betties Pinup & Boudior Photography #2108766
MSP Productions #2967791
Ryan Blomquist www.ryanbphoto.com
Josh Kurpius www.joshkurpius.com
Carr Hagerman www.imagesbycarr.com
Sweet Mama J.
Suzy Q Kangaroo
Nathan Levine, Sugar Bomb Studios
Eric L. Braem Photography
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