Anna Sylvia Contessa

Model Female Boulder, Colorado, US
My Website: Google+
My MM URL: http://www.modelmayhem.com/AnnaQ
Mayhem # 1567476

About Me

I did my first photo shoot when I was twelve years old. I went on to do my first runway show with fashion icon Carolina Herrera (whom I had the honor of meeting) when I was fifteen at The Ritz Carlton hotel in Aspen, CO. This led to my introduction to fashion photographer Robb Gordon (http://www.robbaarongordon.com) and I obtained the first shots for my portfolio. I signed with a model management agency and continued to work in Aspen, CO. I did trade shows for sports apparel Obermeyer and was fortunate enough to meet Klaus Obermeyer. Then also at fifteen I met high fashion photographer David LaChapelle at one of his shows through a photographer I worked with named Robert Charbonnet (http://www.robertcharbonnet.com) who was assisting him. Although I did not get the chance to shoot with David LaChapelle he told me I was beautiful and that was when my confidence was boosted and I knew it must be true. Also I noticed a similarity between myself and Uma Thurman who he worked with. I also modeled for a local fur store and several other local businesses. When I was eighteen I travelled to New York to visit the agencies where I met another manager who flew me to Toronto for development where I signed with Ford models across the board, which also led to me leaving my acting agency in L.A. The Savage Agency. In Canada I began building my portfolio eventually switching to Next models and briefly moved to Montreal, Quebec. I was featured in several prom and hair magazines. I moved back to L.A. and signed with boutique agency Champagne Trott, now Vision. I was lucky enough to shoot with: Lionel Deluy Check out his credits with many famous actors and models (http://www.krop.com/lioneldeluy/#/). I left modeling to pursue another career, but continued to do shoots. I worked with designer to musicians such as NIN's Trent Reznor (among many others) Terri King three or four times. Then I modeled for a local vintage shop Enid and Edgar. I developed a relationship with headshot and fashion photographer Adrien Mckechnie who is very talented.

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Thomas David Kehoe

  • Clothing Designer
  • Male
  • Boulder, Colorado, United States

"Anna was so enthusiastic about the product while she was getting ready for the photo shoot that I turned on a video camera and ended up using footage of her getting ready in our main publicity video!"

Worked together 2-10 times; Most recent: April 2014
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Carolina Herrera
Kenneth Cole runway show
Obermeyer
Your Prom, TeenProm magazine (the prom version of Teen People)
Terri King projects 2010-2012
Enid and Edgar vintage

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