LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - Lock Haven University welcomes guest speaker Valenté Frazier, an Emmy-award winning, celebrity make-up artist with America's Next Top Model and the Tyra Banks Show. This free event will be held in Ulmer Planetarium and will begin at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 7. The public is invited.Lock Haven University is a member of the Pennsylvania State
System of Higher Education (PASSHE), the largest provider of higher education in
the commonwealth. Its 14 universities offer more than 250 degree and certificate
programs in more than 120 areas of study. Nearly 405,000 system alumni live and
work in Pennsylvania.
Frazier, who hails from Portsmouth, Virginia, worked his way up the ranks in the fashion industry, beginning as an assistant and eventually becoming lead make-up artist to super models, Iman and Tyra Banks. He has established himself as an “artist to the stars” by working with the likes of Michelle Obama, Ciara, and Gabrielle Union. His talk entitled, “Discovering the Beauty Within,” will highlight his struggles and accomplishments in the fashion industry. Touching on topics like body image, the media’s love/hate relationship with “pretty people” and the true price of beauty, Frazier will give an insider’s view into the world of modeling.
This event is sponsored by the President’s Commission on FASSt of Color, the PCSW, the HOPE center, the Office of Human and Cultural Diversity, and the Office of Social Equity. There will also be special performances by NoLabel Royalty, Inc. and Lyrically Speaking.
For information about this event, contact Dr. Laurie Cannady at firstname.lastname@example.org