Jiannan Huang Honored at Award Ceremony for Royal Society of St. George
Updated: Apr 29
Princess Karen Cantrell, Chairman of the Royal Society of St. George California, Sandro Monetti, Member, Board of Trustees for the Royal Society of St. George California, and Christopher A. Chambers, Lord of Skighaugh and Vice Chairman of the Royal Society of St. George California
Los Angeles, California, USA. 7th April, 2021. Jiannan Huang, internationally renowned artist, was awarded with an honorary membership into the Royal Society of St. George (RSSG) California at a ceremony held today at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills. Due to the travel restrictions for COVID-19, Huang could not personally make the trip from China to receive the award in person, therefore Sandro Monetti, Member of the Board of Trustees for the Royal Society of St. George California, accepted the certificate and honorary membership medal on his behalf.
Huang was honored for his many achievements and contributions to the art world, his charity and donations to many causes around the world, and his work internationally as the Overseas Art Advisor for the Beijing Winter Olympics 2022. As an honorary member of RSSG, Huang has become the first artist in the 127-year history of the Royal Society to receive an honorary membership award. The Royal Society of St. George in England was established in 1894. The Royal Society of St. George is recognized as the world's leading British patriotic society. Since its establishment, the Royal Society of St. George has attracted members from all walks of life, and promotes the sharing of culture and heritage among its members.
The award ceremony was hosted by the Royal Society of St. George California, and co-organized by the Los Angeles Beverly Arts (LABA) and the Los Angeles International Arts Festival Organizing Committee. Princess Karen Cantrell and international TV host Joey Zhou co-hosted the ceremony. Guests included former news anchor and President of BEYOND TV, Carlos Amezcua, his wife, Sharon Amezcua, and singer/philanthropist Laura Angelini, who is also a member of the Royal Society of St. George California.