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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