George H. Lewis Figurative Painting - Hebe the Water Bearer
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George H. Lewis
Hebe the Water Bearer



George H Lewis is a world-renowned artist who is regarded as one of the great philosopher polymaths of the modern era. His philosophy is expressed through his art and various mediums including paintings, portraits, photography, sculpture, music, lectures and public speaking, astrology, healing, books and articles. These are helping to shape modern history as they continue to shine light on the human condition and its evolution, giving a fresh perspective on human ideas, as well as, on the vision of global leaders, decision, and changemakers around the world in the 21st century. Lewis has traveled across, and lived in, more than 80 countries, including large swathes of the middle east, which have impacted his ideas and philosophy. His works are collected by Presidents and heads of state, CEO’s, spiritual and religious leaders, prominent and public figures, celebrities, communities, and nations from all around the world. He has lectured at the United Nations, Harvard, and the MOMA and crruently serves as advisor to GNHUSA and has previously served on the executive and/or advisory board of the Ibrahim Family Foundation, the Tannenbaum Foundation, the Gross National Happiness Emissary program, and CERRU. He was “Court Painter” for the Sultan of Oman between 2009-2011. Methods of artistic expression: Paintings, Portraits, Photography, Sculpture, Lectures and Public Speaking, Healing, Astrology, Philosophy, Author/Writer. Ambassadorships: Gross National Happiness Official, Kingdom of Bhutan 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) 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 Books: • Arthur and Bun Bun (Release 2018) LECTURES, SPEECHES, APPEARANCES World Happiness Summit. University of Miami, Florida - Spoke on Art and Consciousness within the context of “Happiness” (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 — U ited 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) *A full list of speaking engagements & teaching experience available upon request.


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    George H. Lewis (1974, British)
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    H 32 in. x W 60 in.H 81.28 cm x W 152.4 cm
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    Sag Harbor, NY
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