Who We Are


Michelle Kinney Founder

Michelle Kinney

President and Founder, Director of Photography

Michelle is a life-long New Yorker. Born and raised in Watertown, New York, she is a 2004 graduate of Syracuse University and has resided in Manhattan for the past 14 years. A former singer and actress, she has owned and operated Michelle Kinney Photography since 2011. Michelle is a Daughter of the American Revolution and a former titleholder in the Miss America Scholarship Organization. She is an active member of Manhattan Young Democrats, and Community Free Democrats. In September of 2017, she was publicly elected to the New York County Democratic Committee representing Democrats in Manhattan's 69th Assembly District.

Twitter : @MichelleKinney Instagram :  @MinnieKinney@MichelleKinneyPhotographer




Anna Scheumann 

Director of Style

Born and raised in New York, Anna’s love of fashion, costuming, and makeup materialized in her youth as an ice-dancer. She has worked professionally for the past 10 years in film, commercial, portraiture, bridal and events. Anna enjoys using her talents to help women feel like the best version of themselves. As the granddaughter of Holocaust survivors, she considers it her duty to always speak out against bigotry and injustice and encourage others to do the same.  Anna is honored to be a part of the Nasty Women of New York team as they endeavor to share the stories of likeminded women. 

Instagram : @stylebyannavictoria  Websitewww.annascheumann.com



Bligh Voth

Associate Editorial Director

Bligh is an actor/writer/activist, born in Washington DC and raised in Virginia. She attended The Boston Conservatory and studied musical theatre. She has performed all over the country and abroad, writes a blog, "Avocados Are For Rich People," and is currently working on a new podcast by the same name. A forever willing photography model to Michelle, she has has recently expanded to photographer's assistant and loves that side of the camera just as much, if not more. 

Twitter : @blighavoth  Instagram : @blighadeline




Rob Rodems

Associate Director of Operations

Rob is a native of Cleveland, OH living in Astoria, NY. In addition to being an actor, he is (not) Jesse Tyler Ferguson's younger brother but he did graduate from The Boston Conservatory. He enjoys counting down the weeks until Midterm Elections, coffee, and/or a good cake pop. Currently writing a blog called "Artisanal Horseradish" and playing himself in the web series The Goodpie Girl. Always working to seek out and better understand women's perspectives.

Twitter : @RobRodems Instagram@RRobems