Elysia Richards is a multidisciplinary artist from New York City where she has modeled for over eight years for companies such as Rive Gauche, Arrojo, Vita Coco, Michael Golan, Manhattan Portage, Baskin Robbins, Material World, Shoptiques, Karmaloop, Brooke Jaron, Rubii, Ambica NYC, JC Carrera, Lip Bar, RX Undies, Happn, and more. She has appeared in several magazines such as Muse, LA, Seafaring, Sodapop, Editorial, Well Wed, Polished, and 21 and made appearances in music video’s for top artists such as Ariana Grande and Mika’s “Popular,” Jon Bellion’s “Waves of Loneliness,” and Mykki Blanco’s “Wavvy.”

She’s been a spokesmodel for several events and shows for Liviana Conti, M Rena, and Bespoke Tibetan. She also worked closely on “The Blind Fashion Show,” a fashion show that debuted in New York and Paris in 2016 and in Dubai in 2018. “The Blind Fashion Show,” is an effort to raise awareness and educate the public on visual impairment. It is also an attempt create more diversity in fashion and advertising, where the disabled are often overlooked. 

When Elysia is not modeling, she is a student at university in Boston, MA where she is studying biotech and physics. She is also the co-founder of the upcoming fashion line “Orphan ID,” a brand dedicated to helping orphans worldwide. She enjoys expressing herself through painting, drawing, sculpting, and music. 


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