“Live, Breathe, Survive”, a fashion and art showcase will be held on Saturday August 11th, 2012 at 8PM located at the ZAHZO gallery in Chelsea. The event is dedicated in the memory of Margo Bassett and Joseph Pugh and proceeds from the event will be donated to the American Cancer Society to aid in care and research for cancer patients. The charity event will feature New York’s emerging apparel and jewelry designers launching new collections. Amongst the featured models are America’s Next Top Model contestant, Giselle Samson and Wilhelmina model Ayan Elmi.
Event partner, The Caring Canvas Project is a premier traveling art gallery that highlights the best contemporary artists on the East Coast, such as famed Cuban artist Josignacio. Laura Brunetti’s “Art from the Heart” Angel anthology consists of paintings she customizes for those whose loved ones are coping with challenges in their lives.
Live…Breathe…Survive Fashion and Art Showcase is sponsored by Medea Vodka, Artistic Tile, Sasha Jewels, OPI, Alex + Ani, and Affairs Afloat just to name a few.
Live, Breathe, Survive
There are over 1,284,900 new cases of cancer each year in the United States and an estimated 555,500 Americans will die from cancer, corresponding to 1,500 deaths per day. Jade Seaberry, the event producer is a publicist with boutique public relations agency Cordelia Donovan Inc. Her father, Joseph Pugh and grandmother, Margo Bassett met untimely deaths due to cancer. Through her loss, Jade has become an advocate for cancer research and created the charitable event to raise awareness to the important cause. The revenue raised will be donated in memory of Jade’s family members. For more information, please visit http://livebreathesurvive.com.
Laura Brunetti, Founder of The Caring Canvas Project
Laura Brunetti, a New Jersey native artist, philanthropist, and entrepreneur, from a prominent family in real estate development and the horseracing world. This artist has shaped her artistic endeavors and created “The Caring Canvas” which helps charities raise funds through art. Laura hosts charitable events and donates her artwork to their auctions. Laura’s art has attracted media excitement and interest from prospective high profile real estate moguls and tenants, financiers, socialites, politicians, corporate executives, and celebrities. The Caring Canvas Project also provides a free art program for at-risk youth and mental health consumers to mentor, inspire, and give hope through art expression. Her intrinsic creativity, open mind and loving heart connects with people all over the world and reawakens HOPE.