Model Mayhem #:
Last Activity:
Sep 29, 2022
Paid Assignments Only
Shoot Nudes:
Apr 08, 2018
5' 2"
98 lbs
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About Me

I am a published freelance art model and multimedia artist. I have been modeling professionally for about three years and making art in some form (mostly painting) for most of my life.

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I am petite (5’2”), fit, and athletic. Challenging, athletic poses are my favorite!, I love experimenting with dynamic poses that require athleticism.

I have heterochromia (my eyes are two different colors, one very dark brown and one hazel green).

I have very thick, versatile, workable hair that can be easily straightened or made crazy, voluminous and curly. It has a bit of a curl naturally and is quite dark brown (though nowhere near black) with subtle natural highlights. It is below shoulder length now.

I shave my legs but do not shave elsewhere.

I have several holes in each of my ears (including tragus) but most are not visible. The lobes of my ears are stretched to about a 0, maybe smaller now. They used to be much larger and can be hidden easily by regular earrings that are large enough to cover the hole. This is what I normally do, but if you’re looking for someone with stretched ears, I do have them. I also have my philtrum (indentation above upper lip) pierced with a very small, subtle opalescent stone. I have a tattoo on my upper left arm of two wolves biting each other’s faces. It’s based on a drawing by the artist Lisa Iglesias.


I want to create images that tell a story. I want to help create work I’d want to photograph myself. I enjoy all the aspects of the process: concept, makeup, styling, and editing. I love colors! If color is important in your project, send me a message! (I love black and white photography as well, but I’m the kind of person who is made happier just by gazing upon pleasant color combinations….)

I model for and am comfortable in many genres (including, fitness, fashion, and hair modeling), but the majority of my work is modeling for art photography, as well as life drawing/painting and other visual arts. I model for individual artists, as well as for classes/workshops/groups. Please ask if you'd like to see my figure modeling resume and references.

I also have experience on the other side of the paintbrush/pencil/pastel/camera etc., and a background in improv, standup comedy, writing and acting. I find my creative outlet most often in the creation of conceptual paintings based around self portraits and the human form, and in self portrait photography.


I consider work anywhere in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. I’m willing to travel further if I am hired for at least half a day of work. Other areas that are accessible to me are parts of Connecticut, New Hampshire, New York City.

I always try to arrive early and never cancel unless it can’t be avoided (due to illness, etc.). I understand that cancellations are a pain and I expect you not to cancel at the last minute either, (as a fulltime freelancer cancellations can really mess up my month) but I understand that things happen.


Please message me for a quote. Rates vary between photography, figure modeling and reference photography.

Please provide as many details as you can in your message. I’m looking forward to hearing from you!

Ava Ette
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"Ava was the perfect model - on time, very adaptable, skilled at her craft and of course, gorgeous. She’s the best and I would definitely work with her again." Read less

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"Ava is a wonderful model that takes direction well and can pull of a wide range of looks with ease! I would gladly work with her again!" Read less

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"Ava is a beautiful model who is very comfortable and confident in front of the camera. She takes direction well as well as providing her own input for the shoot. Ava has an easy going personality and does what it takes to get the shot. If you have the opportunity to do a photoshoot with Ava, don't let it pass you by." Read less

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"Ava is very creative when it comes to styling and posing, and I highly recommend her!" Read less

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