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ABOUT

George H Lewis is an artist and healer. His philosophy is expressed through his art and various mediums including paintings, portraits, photography, sculpture, music, lectures and public speaking, astrology, healing and sound therapy, books and articles. His artwork seeks to shine light on the human condition and its evolution, giving a fresh perspective on human ideas as we transition into a new paradigm.

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Prominent Collectors:

 

INDIVIDUALS:

  • The Rt. Hon. Kevin Rudd, the 26th Prime Minister of Australia

  • Sheikh Ahmed Farid, Al Alaquai, Oman

  • President Obasanjo of Nigeria

  • His Majesty Qaboos Bin Said, The Sultan of Oman

  • His Royal Highness Queen Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck, The Queen Mother of Bhutan

  • His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth, and Social Development, United Arab Emirates

  • Frank Griswold, 25th Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church

  • Her Royal Highness Camillla Rosemary Sand, The Duchess of Cornwall,  Wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, United Kingdom

  • His Royal Highness Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, The King of Bhutan

  • His Royal Highness Prince Hassan Bin Talal of Jordan 

  • His Excellency Sayyid Badr bin Hamad bin Hamoud Albusaidi, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Oman

  • His Excellency Zaki Anwar Nuseibeh, Minister of State, and former Secretary to the President of the United Arab Emirates

  • His Royal Highness Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan

  • His Excellency Robert Holmes Tuttle, US Ambassador to the United Kingdom

  • Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, CEO of Mubadala, United Arab Emirates

  • His Highness Gaj Singh, The Maharaja of Jodhpur, India

  • Leonora Anson, The Countess of Litchfield, United Kingdom

  • Pippa Middleton (sister of Duchess of Cambridge, sister in law of Prince William)

  • Sir Alan James Carter Duncan Minister of State for Europe and the Americas, and Member of Parliament, United Kingdom

  • Valentino Clemente Ludovico Garavani (Fashion Designer)

  • Bob Thurman, Founder and President of the Tibet House New York

  • Actress Tea Leoni

  • Bear Grylls (Adventurer, Explorer, Man vs Wild Discovery Channel)

  • Susan Rockefeller

CORPORATE, GOVERNMENTAL, ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS:

  • Royal Bank of Scotland

  • World Trade Organization

  • Microsoft Corporation – Tim Turito, General Manager of Government for Public Sector of Microsoft

  • National Museum in Kuwait (Kuwait)

  • National Museum in Oman (Oman)

  • Ministry for Art and Culture, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

  • Oxford University – Wolfson College (United Kingdom)

  • The Asia Society

  • Center For Ethnic Racial Religious Understanding CUNY

  • Van Eck Funds

  • C Hoare & Co Bankers (United Kingdom)

  • Chelsea Yacht and Boat Company (United Kingdom)

  • Dolphin Energy (United Arab Emirates)

  • English National Ballet (United Kingdom)

  • Four Seasons Hotel, New York City, (USA)

  • First Reserve Corporation (USA and United Kingdom)

  • Indian Harbor Yacht Club (USA)

  • Miral (United Arab Emirates)

MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES:

  • National Museum in Kuwait (Kuwait)

  • National Museum in Oman (Oman)

 

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION:

  • Reeve Memorial Award for the Best Painting of London

FEATURED WORKS AND COLLECTIONS:

 

BOOKS:

  • Upcoming: The Boy and The Boy King (2019)

  • Arthur and Bun Bun (Release 2018)

 

LECTURES, SPEECHES, APPEARANCES

 

  • Word Happiness Summit, University of Miami - on Spirituality and  Happiness in the new economic paradigm (2018)

  • United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY - Nexus Global Summit,  —  on Gross National Happiness and the power of synthesising silos of activity (2017)

  • Harvard University, John F Kennedy School of Government, Cambridge, MA — on innovation through art (2015)

  • New York University. Puck Building, Manhattan - Lecture on Water and Consciousness and how to protect our water supply in the 21st Century (2017)

  • CUNY — on Religion and culture along the Silk Route – a journey from West to East (2015)

  • Cornell University Club, New York, NY — on Bhutan, Buddhism, East and West (2015)

  • United Nations, New York, NY — United Nations Society for Enlightenment and Transformation on art, empathy, and healing (2015)

  • MOMA, San Francisco, CA — on interfaith, female empowerment; a discussion of the sacred and profane (2014)

  • Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom —  interfaith workshops, showcasing East/West philosophical traditions. (2012)

FEATURED EXHIBITIONS AND SHOWS:

2017

  • The Consciousness of Water, NYU Wagner Gallery. Manhattan, NY

  • Lauch of “Neptune in Pisces” New York

2016

  • The Body Water, Chelsea Gallery, New York City

  • Joint Exhibition with Travis Hanson, Los Angeles, CA

  • A Celebration of Bhutan, Salomon Gallery, New York City

  • The Pastoral Landscape in the Present Tense, Salomon Gallery, New York City

2015

  • Sexuality & Gender in the Middle East, Lu Magnus Gallery, New York City

2014

  • Green Abu Dhabi, hosted by Sheikh Nayhan, Minister of Culture UAE

  • Ahlan Art, London and Dubai

  • Singapore Art Fair

2013

  • Green Abu Dhabi, hosted by Sheikh Nayhan, Minister of Culture UAE

2012

  • Group Show at Holden Luntz Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida Green Abu Dhabi, UAE.

  • VBH, 940 Madison Avenue, New York City, USA

  • Behind the Veil, Sexuality and Gender in the Middle East hosted by Valentino (Dec 2011 - Jan 2012)

2010

  • Sotheby’s Auctioneers. Doha, Qatar. Harouf, The Art of the Word Islamic Sale

  • Abu Dhabi Art Fair, Salwa Zeidan Gallery, UAE

  • Green Abu Dhabi, UAE

  • Mathaf Gallery, Motcombe Street, Knightsbridge, London Joint Salwa Zeidan Gallery, Abu Dhabi, UAE

2009

  • Langton Street Gallery, Chelsea, London

2008

  • Bait Muzna Gallery, Muscat, Oman

  • The Dar El Cid Gallery, Kuwait City, Kuwait

2007

  • Artist in Residence at the InterContinental Hotel, Park Lane, London

  • Bait Baranda, the National Museum, Muscat, Oman

  • Artist in Residence, The Grand Hyatt Hotel, Muscat, Oman

  • Sacred Spaces, Places of the Spirit in Art at the San Juan Capistrano Mission, San Juan Capistrano, California, USA

2006

  • World Trade Organization, Geneva, Switzerland The World of the Painter-Traveler

  • Waiting for the Wve, at the Waterside Gallery, St. Ives, Cornwall

  • Wolfson College, Oxford University, Oxford, UK

  • The Annual Exhibition of the Royal Society of Marine Artists at the Mall Galleries, The Mall, London

  • Chelsea Arts Society (Juried Show), London (June 2006) Winner of the 2006 Agnes

  • Reeve Memorial Award for the Best Painting of London

  • Chelsea Art Fair, London, with Panter and Hall

2005

  • The Air Gallery, Dover Street, London. A Celebration of Light

  • The Chelsea Arts Club, London

  • Chelsea Arts Society, (Juried Show), London.

2004

  • The Indian Harbor Yacht Club, Greenwich, CT (USA)

  • Christies,  London.

Ambassadorships: 

  • Gross National Happiness, Kingdom of Bhutan

  • Advisor to GNH USA