Rather than saying that March 11 and March 17 are two lucky days for Mr. Jiannan Huang, it is better to call March 2022 “Jiannan Huang month”.
— Joey Zhou, founding president of the LABA International Art Festival
BEVERLY HILLS, CA, USA, April 5, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Los AngelesBeverly Arts (LABA) is proud to announce that on March 11, 2022, Jiannan Huang held the “Green Olympics” Art Exhibition at Beijing Olympic Tower, displaying more than 30 Olympics-related artworks. International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach also personally wrote a congratulatory letter applauding the success of the exhibition. As the only presidium member of the LABA Icon Awards Asian Organizing Committee, Huang participated in the selection of the winners of the second LABA Icon Awards during his busy schedule on March 17, 2022.
The event was organized by the LABA International Art Festival Organizing Committee, the LABA International Art Festival Icon Award Committee, and jointly organized by the Royal Society of St. George, California Branch (RSSG) and the United Nations Association, Inland Empire Branch (UNA-USA).
The second LABA ICON AWARDS ceremony took place at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills. Chinese artist Huang received the Master of Arts Award presented by the Royal Society of St. George at the gala. Mr. Huang is the only Asian artist to receive this honor in the organization’s 128-year history.
The highlight of this year’s LABA Icon Awards gala is that the program was more diverse and offered greater international influence. The 2022 finalists included Ms. Yue-Sai Kan, a well-known international female artist, and industry elites such as Stephanie Spruill, Dave Tourje, Lisa Schulte, Bobby Ruiz, Oceana Rain Stuart, Petra Eiko, Building Bridge Art Exchange and MDSUN. institutions and individuals. Ms. Yue-Sai Kan received the Lifetime Achievement Award presented to her by three-time Oscar winner Paul Ottosson.
The second LABA Icon Awards Committee invited last year’s winners to participate in this year’s awards, and they invited other guests to join, including Barry Simon, President of the United Nations Association of California , and Dr. Aura Imbarus, the editor. from See Beyond magazine.
The awards ceremony was hosted by Princess Karen Cantrell, rotating president of the LABA International Art Festival and president of the California Chapter of the Royal Society of St. George (RSSG).
LABA International Art Festival Founding President Joey Zhou delivered a speech at the conference. The previous year’s winners were specially introduced at the ceremony, including Princess Karen Cantrell, Jiannan Huang, James Daichendt, Richard Wearn, Remy Aron, Paul Ottoson, Debby Jou, Joe Davidson, Todd Williamson and Marisa Cauchiolo.
Mr. Zhou introduced the LABA Icon Awards, “This is a forward-thinking public welfare award created by people from all walks of life. He further stated, “The charity award seeks to promote public welfare art enterprises through the organic interaction of art business and commercial art. Participants included artists from around the world and celebrities from the art world.
The event was attended by local Guzheng artist Bei Bei Monter, who presented a combination of Chinese and Western Hollywood-style performances. The Yudian Arts Center presented a classical dance, “The Red of Time and Tide.” Four-time Grammy winner Stephanie Spruill hilariously presented a movie theme song she wrote and composed: “I’ll be there for you.”
After winning the first Icon Prize in 2021, Jiannan Huang, now based in France and member of the LABA ICON AWARDS Jury Presidium, won the Master of Arts Award issued by the Royal Society of St. George.
Among the members of the organizing committee and the presenters of the evening were also:
Princess Karen Cantrell, rotating president of the LABA International Art Festival 2021-2022 and founding president of the Royal Society of St. George, California Chapter;
Dr. G. James Daichendt, president of Point Loma Nazarene University in Southern California;
Rémy Aron, internationally renowned art critic and president of the Association of French Artists;
Ike Khamasani, president of the Inland Empire chapter of the United Nations Association;
Todd Williamson, president of the West Hollywood Arts Council; and
Three-time Oscar winner Paul NJ Ottosson.
Co-organizers of the LABA International Art Festival and the LABA International Art Festival Icon Award include the California Chapter of the Royal Society of St. George and the Inland Empire Chapter of the United Nations Association of the United States, as well as the Beverly Arts /Beverly News, JH International Arts Institute and US Art Bank.
Jiannan Huang is a Chinese painter with countless acclaim abroad. He is known as the “Oriental Monet” and the “Chinese Rousseau”. In 2020, it ranked third in the Hurun Art List with sales revenue of RMB 203 million. It has been ranked in the top ten of the Hurun Art List for six consecutive years. He is the general overseas art consultant for “Cheer for the Olympics“.
About LABA and LABA International Art Festival
The Los Angeles Beverly Arts (LABA), LABA International Art Festival, and Beverly Arts Online Exhibit feature artists from around the world who have come together to display their work in a virtual gallery exhibit. Visitors can visit the exhibition at any time and admire the works of some of the most talented and unique artists in the world who have been chosen to participate in this event. For more information, visit the Los Angeles Beverly Arts at https://www.thebeverlyarts.com/.