Niya Suddarth started out in this industry very young. Niya was at a rock concert in Tampa, Florida when she was approached by a scout from LA Models. At age 16 she moved to Los Angeles to start her modeling career. From LA Niya moved to New York, where she signed with New York Model Management. She has been signed with multiple agencies including Elite in Singapore, City Model Management in San Francisco, MD MGMT in Germany, and Angels in Paris.
Niya has lived and worked in Chicago, New York, Singapore, New Zealand, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Switzerland and the UK.
In her 11 years in the modeling industry Niya has modeled for a variety of well known companies including Christian Dior, Bumble and Bumble, The ModBod, Reebok, Sony, Sprint, Modern Organic Product, Hotel Costes Magazine, San Fracisco Magazine, Lucky Magazine, Plave, Christophe Josse, Jean Paul Gaultier, Ben Sherman, and many others.
Niya studied Fine Arts at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco and is currently finishing her degree in Mass Communications at the University of Utah. When she isn’t modeling she is painting and organizing art and fashion shows. Niya’s particular talents are merging her artistic aesthetic with photography. She works with top photographers all over the world as an Art Director and on-set Coach to help elicit the best possible shots. Despite all of her talents and experience, Niya has remained very approachable and makes people comfortable feel front of the camera. Whether you’re a public figure looking to present a particular image on your website or shooting to build your portfolio, Niya is a great asset to have organizing and coaching your shoot.