William Ho, Principal Artist of The ONE Gallery
William Ho is an internationally renowned artist, an ambassador of love and hope, and the Founder of the One Heart Beat around the World (a movement focused on helping needy people and suffering children of the world through art, culture, and relief work). He is also a thinker, speaker, writer, humanitarian, and the Principal Artist of The ONE Gallery, famous for his poetic art creations and his passionate speeches. Mr Ho has been invited to deliver his speeches on love, hope, beauty, and harmony at the United Nations and around the globe. He creates world-class art for international organizations; his One Heart Beat Award has been awarded to Nobel Prize Winner Bishop Desmond Tutu, UN Secretary General Ban-Ki Moon of the UN, and Heads of States.
His works are masterpieces carrying timeless messages to the world. His art has been exhibited and installed at various international museums, galleries, and public venues, such as the Louvre Museum in France, the United Nations in New York, Guan Shanyue Museum in China, and the Parliament Hill of Canada. Alongside those major institutions across the globe, the French National Society of Art has also collected his work. Mr. Ho’s One Heart Beat painting is currently installed at the UN Headquarters in New York, which is also where his book, A Journey from the Heart to the World, was launched worldwide by the UN. He has also authored one of the Chinese versions of the Canadian national anthem, "O Canada."
William Ho and Ban Ki Moon
William Ho with UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon.
One Heart Beat
William Ho's iconic one-stroke painting.
William Ho at the United Nations
William Ho speaking at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
One Heart Beat Award
The One Heart Beat Award created by William Ho is awarded to world leaders and Heads of States at the United Nations Headquarters for their contributions to the world.
William Ho with Laura Bush
Former US First Lady Laura Bush admired William Ho's life and art.
"William Ho is truly the One Heart Beat man."
- Ban Ki Moon, Secretary General of the United Nations
"William, you are comparable to Picasso."
- Stephen Lewis, former Canadian Ambassador to the United Nations