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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - Entrepreneur Karen Michelle and Artists for Trauma (AFT) present The Love Your Body Event. This in-person event will begin at 11:00 am on Sunday, October 3rd at the beautiful Luxe Hotel Sunset. The annual all-inclusive Red Carpet, Fashion Show, and Shopping Extravaganza showcases fashion designers from all over the country, artists, and musicians. There will also be a special performance by Americas Got Talent Golden Buzzer 2019 winner singer Kechi. A new addition for 2021 is the Artists in the Garden Art Auction with proceeds benefiting the building of the ADA certified AFT Artists Retreat at the Risk Rock Studios in Thousand Oaks. Collaborating with Kelly Risk Graval, this signature brick and mortar art studio will help adaptive artists recover from life altering traumas.

Understanding the therapeutic benefits of art in the process of healing Artists for Trauma and Love Your Body have created Artists in the Garden. The multi-talented artist, sculptor, and graffiti pioneer Kelly Risk Graval headlines the event. Other artists include Tommy Hollentstein, Richard Bell, Stacia Gates, Vanessa Garcia, Living Art by Ilana, Pablo Damas, and others.

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The Love Your Body Event, created by Karen Michelle, is about self-esteem and empowerment of women and girls of all ages, shapes, and backgrounds. Artist for Trauma (AFT) was founded by Laura Sharpe and inspired by her personal journey to recovery, in which she connected with the world of art as a source of healing from her near-mortal wounds. Together, Karen Michelle and Laura Sharpe are leading the way in all-inclusive, female empowering events.

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Deborah Alessi, CEO/Founder of Face Forward, Inc., will be receiving the Prestigious Karen Michelle Heart Award for Outstanding Contribution to the community. The Heart Award will be presented by the Previous Recipient, Laura T. Sharpe CEO/Founder of Artists for Trauma in the Upcoming LYB 2021 Event on October 3rd, 2021.

Some past sponsors of The LYB Event include Charlotte Tilbury, CoCo Taps and Fabuplus. Current sponsors include My/Mochi Ice Cream, The Knot, The Melody Trice Show, and Nashvilles 3rd Eye High, Destiny Candle, Andrew S. Frankel, M.D. Beverly Hills, and many others. In addition, The LYB Event will include non-profits such as Time2Heal, The Ovarian Cancer Circle, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, and more.

The LYB Event https://lybevents.com/

For more information about being a sponsor for The LYB Event or for interviews with Karen Michelle or Laura Sharpe please contact Kelli Schloemer.