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2021-2022 LABA "Most Influential and Valuable Artists" Global Top 10 List Announced in Beverly Hills

Updated: Oct 4


Princess Karen Cantrell rotating chairman of the LABA International Art Festival with members of the LABA judging commitee

Beverly Hills, California, USA. 29th September, 2022. The Los Angeles Beverly Arts (LABA) announced the "2021-2022 LABA International Arts Festival "Most Influential and Most Valuable (MIMV) Artist Global Top 10 List" at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. The voting was held by members of the LABA International Art Festival Jury Committee who selected the Top10 artists from the Top 20 List that was announced yesterday. The artists selected for the 2021-2022 LABA International Arts Festival "Most Influential and Most Valuable" Global Top 10 List:


1. Jiannan Huang (China)

2. Rémy Aron (France)

3. Marisa Cauchiolo (USA)

4. Bobby Ruiz (USA)

5. Dave Tourje (USA)

6. Joe Davidson (USA)

7. Philippe De Kraan (Australia - tied for 7th) and Meeson Pae Yang (USA - tied for 7th)

8. Rosana Largo Rodriguez (Spain)

9. Devon Tsuno (USA - tied for 9th) and Macha Suzuki (USA - tied for 9th)

10. Joshua Elias (USA)


Princess Karen Cantrell and the judges during the voting process


The voting session kicked off at 10:00am in the Board Room of the Beverly Hilton Hotel. On behalf of LABA-MIMV, Princess Karen Cantrell, the rotating chairman of the LABA International Arts Festival, presented the agenda and the guidelines for the secret ballot voting. The criteria for artist selection was read by attorney Jesse Weiner, managing partner at YK Law LLP, and then the ballots were distributed to the judges.


Jesse Weiner, managing partner at YK Law LLP


The voting was very close between artists, resulting in two ties - a tie for 7th place and a tie of 10th place. LABA Blue-chip artist, Jiannan Huang, received the most votes from all the judges, and was joined in for interviews via video conference from his art studio in Beijing, China.


LABA Blue-chip artist Jiannan Huang


The awards ceremony will be held in the near future, according to Joey Zhou, the founder and chairman of LABA. It has been two years since the LABA International Arts Festival held its kickoff at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills on October 28th, 2020. We continue to move forward and strive to discover and bless the future of the most influential and valuable artists in the world.


Princess Karen Cantrell and Jesse Weiner


Joey Zhou and Jesse Weiner announce the results


Princess Karen Cantrell is interviewed by the media


Jesse Weiner is interviewed by the media


Todd Williamson is interviewed by the media


Richard Wearn is interviewed by the media


Harrison Engle is interviewed by the media


LABA Blue-chip artist Jiannan Huang is interviewed by the media


LABA Blue-chip artist Jiannan Huang





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