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Bay Area Events: The Plus Academy Bay Area Fashions a Platform for the Aspiring Plus Model


Press Release
palogo-bay-areaSan Francisco, California-Aspiring plus models now have the platform to build, develop, and enhance their modeling skills with the launch of The Plus Academy BAY AREA.  Executive Director, Gwen DeVoe has carefully chosen her staff and has appointed plus size fashion blogger, journalist, and boutique owner, Marie Denee, as the Regional Director for the Bay Area.

On April 10th, 2010, the Plus Academy BAY AREA will host its first open house in partnership with plus size fashion designer, Igigi. Potential attendees of the Plus Academy BAY AREA will have the opportunity to meet with Executive Director, Gwen DeVoe, and regional director, Marie Denee.  Instructors for the Plus Academy BAY AREA will also be in attendance.  These instructors include former model and runway coach, Charleston Pierce of Charleston Pierce Presents; Fashion on the Square director and producer, Y’Anad Burrell; professional model, Dana Roeting; and makeup artist Tracey Brown of Blinging Beauty.

The Plus Academy BAY AREA is also proud to announce its sponsors for the first Spring session.  They include Igigi, Plus Model Magazine, East Bay Loop, Bay Area Professional Women Network (BAPWN), Hands of Healing Massage and Spa Studio, Classic 8 Designs, Full Figure Entertainment, and Naturally Delicious Skin.

Please visit the website for more information about the Plus Academy BAY AREA.

About the Executive Director, Gwen DeVoe

Gwen DeVoe, C.E.O. of DeVoe Signature Events, has risen to international prominence recently for creating and producing the first ever Full Figured Fashion Week™ in New York.  Featured in the finale fashion show were models whose careers have been shaped by training through Gwen DeVoe’s Plus Academy, the country’s leading training and development academy dedicated to plus size women and teens.

About The Plus Academy

Since 1999, the Plus Academy has provided unsurpassed training and guidance, helping to launch the careers of several plus models, many of whom have appeared in print ads, runway showcases, television programs, online magazines, designer showcases, pageants and more.  They have also offered a variety of personal development and lifestyle workshops for plus size women and pre-teenagers.

For more information regarding Open House dates and Plus Academy locations across the country, please visit The Plus Academy Fan Page on Facebook.

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One Response to Bay Area Events: The Plus Academy Bay Area Fashions a Platform for the Aspiring Plus Model

  1. Samariya March 23, 2010 at 10:08 am

    It’s about time!!! WOOOO HOOOOO!!!! SO glad, and grateful the the PA will be coming to the Bay! Looking forward to participating on April 10th!!!!!!

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