National Eating Disorders Association

Wednesday, February 24, 2021
8:00 PM
Virtual Community Resources & Artist Talk - Online

Come learn about community resources for body acceptance, eating disorders and the Love Your Vessel Art Exhibition. Utilizing the transformative power of art, Martina Maya-Callen works to celebrate bodies and dismantle the unrealistic beauty standards in society and started a global movement of acceptance. Love your vessel started as one eating disorder warrior's journey but has catapulted into an international social movement. This is an Eating Disorder Awareness Art Exhibition during National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, February 22nd-28th. This is the story of an eating disorder warrior's journey to self-acceptance and self-love.

Martina Maya-Callen (she/her) is an internationally recognized artist, activist, and educator. She utilizes the arts to uproot a culture of silence and to spread awareness on social issues and promote education. Maya-Callen is the Founder of Love Your Vessel, a social movement to promote body acceptance and combat eating disorders. Her work was listed as one of the top 13 most inspiring body-positive moments of 2017 by Cosmopolitan. She has been internationally featured in Yahoo!, Teen Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Bustle, and Glamour, and her work has brought her to Argentina, Uruguay, Serbia, India, and England, evoking worldwide conversations. Her work regarding eating disorders and body acceptance has led her to be collaborating for the last four years with the National Eating Disorder Association.

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