Gypsy Bliss Sojourner

Model Female Tucson, Arizona, US My MM URL: http://www.modelmayhem.com/gypsybliss
Mayhem # 228535

About Me

Thank you for looking at my profile. I will start by saying, I am foremost an artist's life model.

It is probably my favorite type of modeling, I love the feeling of being the muse as an artists slaps paint on canvas or graphite on paper or recreates me from clay. There is something so raw and intimate about life modeling, I immediately felt really great about doing it the first time and have now been at it for over ten years.

I have also done photographic modeling, runway and performance art. and have some dance background as well. I have worked in print, promotion, and have been an acting & modeling coach. I have worked as an actor in theater and independent film/video projects. I have also performed as a living statue covered in body paint and done other performance art.


I am happy to do artistic nudes and other evocative work if I am inspired by your style and/or am reasonably compensated.

I am willing to travel, for compensated gigs, I just can't afford to do it otherwise, travel expenses paid up front would be ideal, but if I am able I will make arrangements to get to you for paid gigs.

If you are contacting me regarding work, here are some things to consider mentioning.



*Your name and Contact information [if you prefer something other than mm]
*Date of shoot or event
*Location of shoot
*Type of shoot (Life Modeling, Nude, fashion, lingerie, painting, etc or Theme)
*Compensation
*Destination (Portfolio, web, magazine)
*MUA, hairstylist, wardrobe- are any of these provided?



Find me else where:
www.facebook.com/gypsysojourner 

If requesting friendship, on FB, please send a message letting me know how you found me, often i won't accept if i can't see who a person is, we have little friends in common, and/or there is no accompanying message.

Feel free to like my artist pages, i am a graphic design student and artist.
www.facebook.com/pialaramogollonart
www.facebook.com/piamedeadigitography

Credits

Credits:
As an Live Art Model:
Eastside Drawing Co-op, on going open figure drawing group, Tucson. Organized/moderated by artist, Felicitas Soktec
The Sculpture Resource Center, Open Figure Drawing, Tucson. organized by artists: Moises Orozco, Joshua Woodhall, & Gonzalo Espinoza
Artist David Tineo, quick sketch.
Artist/Painter Amy Hagemeier-Tucson, AZ, paintings and drawings http://amyontour.blogspot.com
Artist/Painter Neil Collins, Studio 23 Tucson, for paintings, drawings & source photographs. www.studio23tucson.com
Carole Beckerman, The Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
The Drawing Studio, Tucson, AZ, moderators: Rebecca Olson, Erika Atwood
The Drawing Studio, Portland, OR, organizer, instructor: Phil Sylvester
PSU, Portland, OR- instructors: Barbara Branham, Brendan Clenaghan & other instructors for painting and drawing classes.
PCU Cascade, Portland, OR- sculpture class, instructor: Kiki
PCU Sylvania, Portland, OR -figure drawing class
Reed College, Portland, OR - figure drawing class
Oregon College of Art and Craft - open studios and figure drawing class
Open studio at PNCA- Portland, OR Carol Beckerman, for open figure drawing studio.
Art Institute, Portland, OR- organizer: Karen Clark various instructors for drawing classes.
Art Institute, Indianapolis, IN for drawing class.
Hipbone Studio, Portland, OR- open drawing studio organized by: Jeff Burke
Artist Mary Pacios- Portland, OR- oil paintings and drawings.
Artist/Painter Allen Schmertzler- Portland, OR - source drawings for paintings www.allenschmertzler-artist.com
Pima Community College- Tucson, AZ instructors: Adam Rex, Terry Medaris for drawing classes

Worked with as an Actor:
recent work:
-"Paper Chain" Tucson, AZ- original film trailer in post-production wrtr/dir. Sean Madrid, Tucson, AZ role: Melissa, supporting actor
-Nine Buddhas Productions, director Chris Raboin Tucson, AZ - extras actor for short films
-The Duke and Cat Show, Tucson, AZ- expose on The Arizona Hotel - commercial actor
-"Beyond The Walls" Tucson, AZ - staged reading dir. Frida Espinoza Cardenas - stage actor.
-Art Institute Tucson, dir. Do Pham Nguyen,  film student, role: extra for PSA.
-Art Institute Tucson, dir. Diane Dube, film student, role: extra for student short films.
-"A Son y Sol" El Son de Tucson official music video, Tucson, AZ - extra.

past work of note:
-Shot in the Dark Cafe, Tucson, AZ staged reading of Bukowski poetry, I read as his one of his jaded ex lover.
-Solar Culture Gallery, Maiden, Mother, Crone performance piece with Raquel Mogollon and Viva Yazon, I performed the mother piece reciting "The Language of the Brag" by Sharon Olds.
-"The Crimes of Sor Juana" Borderland's Theater, Tucson, AZ - dir. Eva Tessler -extra actor
-"Some Prefer Cake" (1998) San Francisco, CA -feature film dir. Heidi Arnesen, extras actor.
-"Halloween the Plays" (1996) San Francisco, CA Sick and Twisted Productions dir. Tony Vaguely -stage actor
-"Three Sisters" (c. 1990) Indianapolis, IN University of Indianapolis, dir. Gari Williams, lead actor, Masha.
-"Airwaves" (c. 1990) Indianapolis, IN University of Indianapolis premiere, written by Robin Myer dir. by Richard Williams. supporting actress.
-"No Sex, Please We're British", (c. 1990) Indianapolis, IN UofIndpls, dir. by Richard Williams. bit part actor.



Worked with as a model for photo or runway:

Fellow Mayhemmers:
1048      Doubletakes- Corinne Kushel- MUA & Photo Events Organizer
573927   War Paint- Rachel Dawkins- Makeup Artist
1004431 John Douglas Images-  Photographer
1467324 Shawn Sherwin- Photographer
11898    Joel Gilgoff-  Photographer
709082   Lokibaho-  Photographer
460963   Cheramie Photo-  Photographer
841662   Christine Glade- Photographer
132920   Doug E. Berry- Photogapher
87132    Emyerson photography- Photographer & stock photo shoot organizer
1195091 Studio 23 Tucson- Artist/painter/photographer
004456   Abe Taltre- Photographer
672380   George Arthur Lareau- Photographer
044765   Pandora Productions- Photo/videographer
066419   Slowburn Images- Photographer
320239   On the Rocks Models- Promotional Modeling Agency
123976   TucsonTied- Photograher
743536   August the Dragonfly- Photographer
568790   J Maldonado Photography
387622   Hayleys-Talus- Photographer
039594   John Paul Marchand- Photographer/graphics artist


Other Credits [including all types of modeling and performance art work]

2nd Saturday Festival - living statue performance art

Designer Laura Tanzer, Tucson, AZ - Runway Show with RAW Tucson, organized by: Laura Fisher

Photographer, Milton Perrin, Tucson, AZ
http://www.miltonperrin.com/

Photographer David Scott Moyer, Tucson, AZ https://www.facebook.com/imagecollector -

Photographer, Neal Savage, Tucson, AZ
Photographer Ken Hendricks, Tucson, AZ
Photographer Roland Bozma, Bisbee, AZ
Photographer Kenny Stuck, Tucson, AZ
Photographer Rodney White, Tucson, AZ
Photographer John Douglas, Tucson, AZ
Photographer Bill Deaver, Tucson, AZ
Photographer Rachel Slick, Tucson, AZ
Photographer Bob Flyzik, Tucson, AZ
Photographer John Douglas, Tucson, AZ
MUA Emily Christine Landis Linares, Portland, OR
Shades of Elegance, Fashion Show Coordinators- Indianapolis, IN
Designer Min Yve, runway fashion show at Mat Bevel Institute, Tucson, AZ
DMarie Photography, Tucson, AZ
Face Painter - Erin Loggins- Tucson, AZ- Kosmiclowns
Body PainterCliff Brown- Tucson, AZ
Artist and photographer - Marcus Woodrow Barrett
Parasol Project, Return of the Wandering Vaudevillians at the Hut - art modeling
The Water Project Festival - living statue performance art.



Worked with as a Photographer's Assistant.
532074   Boyd Photo
193517   Study in Light
DMarie Photography

Worked with as a Photographer &/or model/actor coach:
710679   Lissette Gillespie- fashion show coordinator/model
815011   Selenny Santiago- model
1264133 Elizabeth Salazar-model
226291   RawrA
1255435  Dyan Dube- Model

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