Tomahawk Tassels

Model Female New Orleans, Louisiana, US
My Website: Tumblr
My MM URL: http://www.modelmayhem.com/tomahawktassels
Mayhem # 1184572

About Me

Professional muse and model since 2006.

Please contact me for booking!
tomahawktassels@gmail.com

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 (open and closer) for MiluMilu Couture line, 2013 Spring and Winter collections. 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.

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.

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Known as “The Cherokee Seductress,” Tomahawk Tassels is a burlesque performer, model, and professional muse. Her Native American-inspired performances have pushed the envelope on cultural appropriation. With over 10 years of burlesque and modeling experience, Tomahawk has earned International recognition as an indigenous provocateur. She began her burlesque career in St. Louis in 2006, performing weekly in the premier downtown burlesque show "The Alley Cat Revue.” She has been featured as an American representative in The London Burlesque Festival 2009, as well as a featured performer in the First Annual New Orleans Burlesque Festival. She has graced the covers of several motorcycle magazines, worked nationally as a muse for artists, and taught burlesque classes for over 7 years. She was a featured cast member of Minnesota Television Network's "Freaky Deaky," a live psychedelic public access television show for 2 years. Then 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. In January of 2013 she received criticism from members of the Native American community who were offended by her burlesque acts, and after a protest against her, she suspended her Native-influenced performances. Tomahawk wrote a blog about “Culture and Controversy” and continues to explore the multifaceted and sensitive topics she is known to express through her performance art. She was once Queen of the Mermaids in the Mermaid Cove at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival, and has lived in New Orleans on and off for the last 7 years. Having recently moved back to New Orleans, Tomahawk currently performs with the female rapper Boyfriend, dances as a Nocturnal Mermette with trip-hop band Sea Battle, gogo dances, and is a muse for several New Orleans artists.

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SOME of the photographers I have shot with:
(in NO particular order)

Rick Poston #1141952
Layne Kennedy #820571
Timothy Piotrowski #360842
Stan Trampe #163687
Connie LaFlam #355249
Charlie Barnes #212673
Jian Bastille #857231
Timbre Rogers #820571
Razorfist #1814
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
William Armstrong
D.R. Stanley
John Keck
Corrinne Standish
Eric Schneider
Alex Healton
Nick Strusz
Lindsay Nack
Scott Anderson
Thomas Corcoran
Josh Kurpius
John Lombardi
Kari Mosel
Sweet Mama J.
Emily Utne
Suzy Q Kangaroo
Nathan Levine, Sugar Bomb Studios
Russ Mathews
Michelle Kowalski
Demilitia Stryker
Eric L. Braem Photography

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Compelling images   16 pics
Fun concepts   40 pics
Lovely Pinups   11 pics
Nudes I love   39 pics

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