||Jul 24, 2014
||Jul 01, 2005
27 years old
New York, New York, US
MM URL: http://www.modelmayhem.com/io
I am a full-time freelance model, event host, actor and writer/editor. Timeliness, professionalism, and courtesy are the name of the game for me. I am available to travel for the right gig and compensation.
I specialize in beauty, commercial, art, and alternative modeling. I always enjoy the opportunity to create beautiful and thought-provoking imagery.
Also, please enjoy my debut music video appearance for Kayvon Zand's "One Way Flight" directed by Mike Ruiz: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2iyvyPKA4aQ
::::NOTICE:::: I have set my age younger to accurately reflect my range so that I'm not filtered out of searches. Although I am now 30, I look quite young for my age both in and out of photos, and best portray an age range of 24-28 years. My face has never been edited to look younger, hence the numerous behind-the-scenes and makeup-free shots on my profile page. I have no tattoos (until late Spring 2013) or piercings and my skin is generally well-behaved. I believe in taking care of myself, so I don't smoke or drink, and I'm willing to tackle just about any task no matter how uncomfortable the position, how long/late/early the shoot, or how hot or cold the studio (or lack thereof) is.
I am VERY selective when it comes to TFP. Since moving to NYC I am largely seeking paid work and thus only very rare TFP will be booked for exceptional cases.
Upcoming Shoots and Travel:
Los Angeles, CA, August 8-12th: BOOKING NOW
Allan Amato, DATES TBA
Santa Fe, NM, August 12th-18th: BOOKING NOW
For locations within the greater New York area (New Jersey, Long Island, etc.) arrangements can easily be made, as I still own a vehicle.
Behind The Scenes of Some Recent Shoots:
On Set for TwoTwentyTwo Clothing, March 2013. No editing beyond Instagram filters.
The above were taken on set for Shrine Clothing, March 2013. No editing beyond cropping.
The above were taken on the set of Kayvon Zand's music video "One Way Flight" directed by the renowned Mike Ruiz, Dec. 2012, no edits beyond Instagram filters.
Taken May 25, 2012. New haircut. No Makeup whatsoever. No Photoshop. This is what you get when you hire me.
(Malibu, CA March 2009)
(NYC, July 2009)
(NYC, with photographer Vlad Voloshin, July 2009)
Photographers I Have Worked with:
Two Twenty Two Clothing (Los Angeles, March 2013, PHOTOS COMING SOON)
Allan Amato (Los Angeles, March 2013 PHOTOS COMING SOON)
Mike Ruiz for Kayvon Zand Music Video "One Way Flight" (NYC, Dec. 2012)
Gary Pranzo (New Jersey)
Jamie Hansen (NYC)
Steve Prue (NYC) PHOTOS COMING SOON!!!
Jeff Navarro (Denver, CO) PHOTOS COMING SOON!
Justin Kates (Charlotte, NC)
DividingMe (Greensboro, NC)
Thomas Dodd (Atlanta, GA) PHOTOS COMING SOON!
Cline Design (Augusta, GA)
William David (Atlanta, GA)
Tony Veloz (Washington D.C.)
Matt Frederick (Cheltenham, UK)
Catherine Day (Cheltenham, UK)
Mathieu Richardoz (Sussex, UK)
Wayne (London, UK)
Sydney Etienne (New York City) PHOTOS FROM SECOND SHOOT COMING SOON!
Clayton B. Photography (Charleston, SC)
Jason Dulin (Atlanta)
Philip'e (Los Angeles)
Jessica Arrendondo (Los Angeles)
Stuntkid (Norfolk, VA)
Scott Bilby (Columbia, SC)
Steve Prue (NEW YORK CITY)
Studio X (New York City)
Vlad Voloshin (New York City)
Taslimur (Los Angeles)
Star (Los Angeles)
Vara Pappas (Los Angeles)
Viva Van Story (in Los Angeles)
Dark Eye Images (Los Angeles) PHOTOS COMING SOON!
Venus Wept Photography (Los Angeles)
Ama (Los Angeles)
Shannon Brooke (Los Angeles)
Studio 889 (Seattle, Wash.)
Aesthetic Alchemy (Seattle, Wash.)
Michael Moe (Seattle, Wash.)
Byte Studio (Seattle, Wash.)
Aaron Hawks (San Francisco, shot in Augusta, GA)
Hyperion (London, UK)
Carla Allen (Calliope's Room) (Atlanta, GA)
Danny Griffin (Atlanta, GA)
Maria Candler (Asheville, NC)
Marilyn Chen (Atlanta, GA)
Emma Wilcox (Los Angeles, CA)
GlitterGuru (Los Angeles, CA)
Kelly Lind (Los Angeles, CA)
Rachel Stephens (Los Angeles, CA)
Anthony Todarian (Toronto, ON, Canada)
Jeff Hui (Torono, ON, Canada)
Evi Numen (Philadelphia, PA)
Nadya Lev (Philadelphia, PA)
Joe Hunt (Atlanta, GA)
Robert Matta (Atlanta, GA)
James King (Tenn.)
Dustin Hall (Atlanta, GA)
Bailey Davidson (Augusta, GA for Lounge Mag.)
Michael Arcane (Los Angeles, CA)
Tom Sapp (Wilmington, NC)
Rick "Low Tek" Merced (Atlanta, GA)
WDR Photography/Tsubasa (Atlanta, GA)
TDVS Photography (Leipzig, Germany)
Models I Have Worked With:
Ancilla Tilia (Netherlands, shot in NYC by Steve Prue)
Justin Barringer (Wilhelmina Models L.A., shot in Greensboro, NC by DividingMe)
Jordon Schimmenti (NYC, Shot by Sidney Etienne)
Ruby True (Sussex, UK, shot my Mathieu Richardoz)
Dylan Monroe (Los Angeles, shot by Star)
Revel (Seattle, shot by ByteStudio)
Kellie LaPlegua (Atlanta, shot in Augusta, GA by Aaron Hawks)
Two Twenty Two Clothing, March 2013
Shrine of Hollywood Clothing, March 2013
Veritee Hill Fashion Design, August 2010
HMS Latex, August 2010
Lady Lucie Latex, August 2010
Rachel Friere, August, 2010
Jessica Darwin Design, Sept. 2009
Cicatrix, Sept. 2009
Electra Designs, Sept. 2009
Noir Wedding Feature on Etsy.com, August 2009
DIY Hair Feature on GothicBeauty.com, Summer 2009
Wedding Feature on OffbeatBride.com, Feb. 2008
MachineCunt Records, July 2009
HMS Latex, March 2009, (Paris, France, Shot in Los Angeles)
Jessica Darwin Designs, March 2009, Los Angeles
AMF Corsets, August 2008
Rachel Friere (London, UK, shot in LA), August 2008
Mother of London, August 2008
Vicious Dolls Clothing, July 2008
Antiseptic Fashion (w/Aaron Hawks) July 2008 (San Francisco, shot in GA)
Starkers! Corsetry (Online Catalogue) November 2006 (Toronto, shot in N.C.)
Lovesick Corrective Apparel June 2006 (Toronto, shot in LA)
Fierce Couture Latex (Etsy webstore) June 2006 (Los Angeles)
Versatile Fashions (Online Catalogue) June 2006 (Los Angeles)
Ectomorph Latex in June 2006 (London, shot in LA)
Plastik Wrap (Online Catalogue) June 2006 (Canada)
Artifice Designs (Online Catalogue) June 2006 (Canada)
Enigma Fashions (Online Catalogue and Magazine) in 2004 (California)
Veritee Hill Fashion Design in 2000 (NYC)
Shrine of Hollywood Clothing Catalog (March 2013)
Ministry album cover and interior (March 2013)
Book cover and interior for "Profane Machinations" (Feb. 2012)
Ads for the Augusta Visitor's Center and Convention Bureau (Oct. 2011)
Carpe Nocturne Magazine Feature, Spring 2010.
Cover for Leaether Strip "Yes, I'm Limited" 2-Disc CD. Nov. 2009
CNN.com "High Tech Gizmos for Halloween" Feature, Oct. 2009
Toronto Star Newspaper (Toronto, ON, Canada) Wedding Feature for Starkers!
Marquis Magazine (Germany/international)- Marquis Style 02 (full page for Ectomorph Latex)
Gothic Beauty Magazine issue # 24 (Starkers! corset feature)
J'Adore Magazine (Creme de la Creme feature model) Issue #2
Cosmopolitan (Hong Kong edition,photography feature for Jeff Hui) April 2007 edition
Northborne (Icon of Coil side project) album cover (upcoming)
Fiend Magazine (Australia) for Artifice Designs issue #12
Starkers Corsetry feature for Discreet Magazine issue #4
Plastik Wrap ad in Gothic Beauty issue #21
Corset article in Buckle Magazine issue #3
Revelation (book) IN STORES SOON!!!
Elegy Magazine (France) # 40- full page photo by Nadya Lev
Secret Magazine- Upcoming in feature of Tsubasa art
Buckle Magazine issue #1-spread/feature
Gothic Magazine (Germany) issue # 49- Cover model
Sonic Seducer Magazine Fetish Special 2005 (Germany)
Gothic Beauty Magazine- Enigma Fashions feature
Road Rash Magazine (US) Oct. 2005- feature photo by J. King
feature in Lounge Magazine (Regional)
feature in The Metro Spirit 3x (Local)
Promotional flyers for local goth night (Local)
Promotional flyer for The Slimelight (London, UK)
CD cover for Gothic compilation (Germany)
Flyer for the band The Last Dance (Columbia, SC)
Principle model/character in Kavyon Zand's "One Way Flight" music video directed by renown photographer and director Mike Ruiz. Release date March. 2013.
Local commercial for Lounge Magazine on channel 12 WRDW Augusta/Thomson/Aiken
Extra part in the upcoming HBO film "Walkout" directed by Edward James Olmos ("Battlestar Galactica, "Miami Vice"...)
Short film "Studies on the Female Form" by Brandon Mullis
Narrator for "Ghosts of Savannah" documentary due Fall 2007
Stage performer/vocalist for The Zand Collective, multiple performances
Guest Performer at Purgatory, Charlotte, NC., Augusta 2011
Feature performer at Kink Patrol, Atlanta, GA., May 24, 2008.
3x Guest Performer at Atlanta's Future Club
Hostess for "Cinco de Mayo" event at Phobia, Atlanta
LiiLii Couture @ The D.C. Fetish Ball (Oct. 2010)
Fierce Couture @ Skin Two Pre-Party 2006
Delicia Latex @ Buckle Ball 2006
Awards/Recognitions(these are non-online contests):
Winner of PETA's "Too Sexy For Leather" contest
Gothic Magazine cover contest winner (Germany)
Bizarre Beauties (for Bizarre magazine UK)
I can tightlace down to 20" in a corset and run/dance/walk in the highest of heels. In non-custom corsets I wear a 22" waist.
I have a large wardrobe of high-end latex, custom corsets, goth, Victorian, steam and apocalyptic clothing; and I can alter my hair easily with the aid of faux bangs, extensions, ponyfalls, and wigs.
While I am capable of some makeup and styling, I always appreciate the talents of a skilled MUA and hair stylist.
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