Canadian artist, photographer, fashion model and director Petra Collins sexy at the Warner Music Pre-Grammy Party in New York, 01/25/2018
Petra Collins (born December 21, 1992) is a Canadian artist, photographer, fashion model and director. She rose to prominence in the early 2010s, her photography noted for its ethereal, dreamlike nature and femininity. She is a resident photographer for Rookie magazine and a casting agent for Richard Kern. As a director, she has directed a series of short films, including music videos for Carly Rae Jepsen, Lil Yachty, and Selena Gomez. In 2016, Collins was chosen as a face of Gucci. She has been labeled an “it girl” by photographer and mentor Ryan McGinley and by Vanity Fair and The New Yorker magazines.
Petra grew up in Toronto where she attended Rosedale Heights School of the Arts. It was at Rosedale at the age of 15, Collins began practicing the art of photography. Collins currently attends Ontario College of Art and Design.