Lisa Harrigan

Model Female Calgary, Alberta, Canada My MM URL:
Mayhem # 377648

About Me

Welcome to my profile!

I have always had a passion for modeling and I am looking to expand my experience in this industry.

To see more pictures go to; (recently created & updated)
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Read my bio;

I am Miss Earth Calgary 2008 and I was Miss Calgary 2006. I have competed in many national pageants. I just finished competing in the Miss Universe Canada Pageant & Rose of Tralee Western Canada.  (For more info on my pageant experience scroll down to bottom of my profile).

I am currently working as a Freelance Event Coordinator, as well as being the Marketing and Donations Director for Kensington Fitness Studio. I am also a Fashion Show Coordinator and Pageant Director. I frequently coordinate fashions for The Bay Southcenter and I run the Miss Sun & Salsa Pageant & Miss Earth Calgary Pageant.

I do most of this through my company Canadian Beauties - Event & Model Management. (If you need models for a project, please contact me through Please also feel free to view my website;

My schedule is somewhat flexible and can almost always accommodate any paid shoots. (Paid shoots will always be given priority) However I am currently looking to expand my portfolio and will do TFP or TFCD shoots that are creative and will produced high quality shots. With that said, I am really looking for shoots that are out of the ordinary with talented photographers. I have learned from my experience on MM that not all shoots are beneficial and I want to make sure that both of us end up with a product that we are happy with.

I am open to all ideas – except nude photography

I am looking to do the following shoots;

Extreme Close Ups (Lips & Eyes)
Christmas Shoot
Black and White
Commercial Looks
Anything Creative
A Body Painting Mural on my back
Paid Stock Photography
Anything with great photo shop editing
(Please look at my photo list that shows shots/theme I would like to re-create)

I can do my own hair and makeup but I am looking to work with MUA’s, hair stylists and wardrobe stylists. If you supply hair & makeup I am more likely to do a TFP shoot.

My Experience

Modeling and Acting courses
12+ years experience in the industry
35+ photo shoots with many different photographers (all different experience levels)
100+ fashion & hair shows
Experienced hostess/promo model

For more details on my modeling experience you can request my modeling resume.

Pageant Experience

Miss Teen Calgary - Competed from age 14-17
Miss Calgary - Competed from age 18-23
* I was Miss Calgary 2006
* Won the Miss Scholastic Award in 2004, 2005, 2006
* Won the Miss Achievement Award in 2006
* Won the Miss Friendship Award in 2006
* Became the first contestant ever to win all 3 available awards in 1 year.
Miss Universe Canada - Competed in 2006, 2007 & 2009
Miss World Canada - Competed in 2007
* Top 10 Finalist
* Top 5 Finalist for Best in Evening Wear Award
* Won the Beauty with a Purpose Award
Miss Earth Calgary
* I am Miss Earth Calgary 2008
Miss Earth Canada
* 3rd Runner Up
* Won the Beauty for a Cause award
* Won the Miss Congeniality award
Rose of Tralee Western Canada
* 1st Runner Up (2009 & 2010)

I have also judged the Little Miss, Junior Miss and Miss Teen Calgary Pageants for many years & the Miss Teen Alberta- World Pageant. I am also the creator and director of a local pageant in Calgary called the Miss Sun and Salsa Pageant which is going into it’s 6th year.

I am the provincial director/scout for the following pageants;
Miss World Canada
Miss Earth Canada
Miss Teen Canada - World
Miss Teen Global Canada
Top Teen of North America

(Thank you to all the MM photographers who have donated to the Miss Sun & Salsa pageant)

If you are interested in hiring me for a job you can contact me through my email address Please include Model Mayhem in the subject line so your email is not skipped over as junk mail. Or feel free to contact me through MM, it just may take a few days for me to get back to you.

Thank you for visiting my profile!


* = Multiple shoots

Appeared in;
Alberta's Bride & Groom Magazine, FFWD Magazine, Calgary Herald *** , The Calgary Sun **** and The Melville Advance

Countless Pageants, Various Fashion Shows & Bridal Shows
(more details listed below)

I also have experience being the MC for events. I am an event/fashion show coordinator, msg me if you are interested in me coordinating something for you or hosting your event.

Limited acting experience

Fadil Berisha ***
YYC Studio #248799
Nathan Kho #372592 ***
thinkjeffery #140704
Erik Lanberg # 432508
Jeff MacDonald # 242658
No Mercy Models *****
Bob Cooper **
En Syn # 554602
afterexposure # 545970
RSW Photographics #582814
Ken Mann
Jeff Rodier
Alejandro Antequera
J Verschoor – Guiding Light Photography #476486
Glamour and Light #194785

Nix Artistic # 488594
Melanie St-Hilaire #768581
Douglas Cressman #1008777
Jessica's Mobile Beauty #1356679

Kaley J #515669
Knottynexus # 379032
Karla Margarita # 514171
Rebecca N # 104920
Aneata # 120116
JessyT #684519
Kitty_F #704220
many other non MM models
(these are models I have photographed with, not for fashion shows)

Events/Runway Shows;
Local Miss Calgary events- TV, Radio, Charity and Runway appearances
Alberta Fashion Week - Beatrix, Jessica Halabi 
Personal Fundraiser/Show - Fashion Fantasy at BLVD - Feb 5th
Sunshine Charity Event at the Met on 8th – was featured on City TV
Lingerie Lunch-in at the Bow Valley Club for SHE Lingerie.
Taboo Naughty and Nice Sex Show with SHE Lingerie – was featured on City TV
Calgary Glam Jam's Website Release Party  - "The Launch" Nov 8th at BLVD
Calgary Glam Jam 08!
Willow Studio Fashion Fridays
Spring Bridal Show @ Blackfoot Inn ***
The Bay Southcenter Fashion Shows **********
And many more (just too many to mention)

TV Appearances;
Khubsurat Bridal Fair – 2008 (Breakfast TV – City TV)
Ethos Bridal – Promo for Bridal Expo 2007 (Breakfast TV – City TV)
Divana Jewellery – Promo for Mode Accessories Expo – 2007 (Breakfast TV – City TV)
Countless Appearances on City TV (A-Channel), Global & CTV News for various events
Hair Through the Ages Promo – Breakfast TV (City TV) & CTV Noon Hour
Mount Royal Tutoring Commercial - 2005


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