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Shannon Loar-Coté

Owner and Agent of HGM

(Hello Gorgeous Models)


As a makeup artist and art director, Shannon worked with models on sets and in the and fashion shows and events she produced and directed around Santa Barbara. Loar-Coté conceived the idea of opening an agency when these ladies began to rely on her to connect them to reputable photographers and began referring to her as their “agent”. Loar-Coté acquired a California Talent Agency License and launched Hello Gorgeous Models in 2013.