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Joey Zhou Interviewed by Jacqueline Lewis of Bionic Buzz


Joey Zhou, founder of the Los Angeles Beverly Arts (LABA) and Jacqueline Lewis, producer and interview host with Bionic Buzz


Los Angeles, California, USA. 12th November, 2022. Joey Zhou, founder of the Los Angeles Beverly Arts (LABA), was interviewed by 3-time Emmy award-winner Jacqueline Lewis of Bionic Buzz at his studio in Los Angeles, California. They discussed the founding of LABA, the launch of the LABA International Art Festival in 2020, and the many activities of the organization.


When asked about why he decided to establish LABA, Mr. Zhou stated that after being a TV host for many years and interviewing many celebrities, artists, scholars, and gallery owners, he decided that he wanted to do something for artists, especially during the pandemic when they were all at home creating their own works. The LABA International Art Festival and The Beverly Arts Online Exhibition was launched on October 28, 2020 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, with many artists participating in the online exhibition during that time.


Joey Zhou, founder of the Los Angeles Beverly Arts (LABA) and Jacqueline Lewis, producer and interview host with Bionic Buzz

One of the highlights of the LABA International Art Festival for Mr. Zhou, has been the opportunity to work with world-class artists such as Jiannan Huang from Beijing, China, who has won many awards for his artwork and his involvement in charity and philanthropic activities. Mr. Huang was awarded the first LABA Blue-chip artist award, the Royal Society of St. George (RSSG) "Master of Arts" Award, the LABA Most Influential and Most Valuable Artist in 2022, and many others. He was also the Overseas Art Advisor for the Winter Olympics in Beijing, and actively involved in the promotional activities. He continues to be a great supporter of the organization, and was just elected the next Rotating Chairman of the LABA International Art Festival for 2022-2023.


LABA Blue-chip Artist Jiannan Huang


Princess Karen Cantrell, who is Chairman of the Royal Society of St. George (RSSG), California Branch, has been very involved in the organization, serving as the Rotating Chairman of the LABA International Art Festival in 2021-2022, with her organization being a sponsor for many LABA events and activities. She just became the Honorary Lifetime Chairman of the LABA International Art Festival, and continues to support the activities of the organization.


Princess Karen Cantrell


Another sponsor is the United Nations Association of the United States (UNA-USA), the Inland Empire Chapter, with its President Ike Khamasani supporting LABA and the arts at many of the events. With artists from all over the world coming together for the LABA International Art Festival, LABA is becoming a platform for the international art community.


Jacqueline Lewis, producer and interview host with Bionic Buzz and Joey Zhou, founder of the Los Angeles Beverly Arts (LABA)


The upcoming plans for LABA include the launch of the 2022-2023 LABA International Art Festival and new artists are being accepted now. They can register on this website and compete for the chance to be in the LABA-MIMV Global Top 10 and Top 20 Artists.


Jacqueline Lewis, producer and interview host with Bionic Buzz


Jacqueline Lewis is a 3-time Emmy winner and works as an independent producer, marketing, and entertainment consultant as well as a talent coordinator for various entertainment projects. In addition to her own company, she is also a producer for Jaime Monroy Studios and Hollywood Desperado TV. She is also working with Duna TV and Duna Worldwide. Ms. Lewis is involved in various marketing and social media campaigns. She works with Clink and Chat, Social Media Management and is an honorary Champagne Sister, and a host on Bubbly Talk Radio. She worked for ABC Cable Networks Group, a division of The Walt Disney Company for 17 years. She started with the sales team and then moved onto the legal affairs department as a manager working on distribution for Disney Channel, Toon Disney, SOAPnet and ABC Family programming. Some of the shows that were launched during her time at ABC Cable Networks Group included, “That’s So Raven”, “Hannah Montana”, “Wizards of Waverly Place” on Disney Channel; “Greek”, “Gilmore Girls”, “Kyle XY” on ABC Family, and “Who Wants to Be a Soapstar!” on SOAPnet.


Ms. Lewis is also very involved on fundraising and event planning committees for various charitable organizations such as Relay for Life, Burbank YMCA, and Burbank Boys and Girls Club, as well as other events in the Burbank community. The City of Burbank and the mayor of Burbank honored her in 2010 for her dedication and community service to the City in her various board roles on the Burbank Jaycees, including President, Chairman of the Board, and Lifetime Member. She is a member of the Television Academy, Burbank Chamber of Commerce, Toluca Lake Chamber of Commerce, and the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. Based in Burbank, California, Jackie runs the Los Angeles Bionic Buzz crew.


Joey Zhou, founder of the Los Angeles Beverly Arts (LABA)


Joey Zhou (Joey Zhou Zheng) is an international celebrity TV host, event producer, founder of The Beverly Arts, the Los Angeles Beverly Arts (LABA) International Art Festival and The Beverly Arts Online Exhibition, the "Zhou Zheng Art Channel", and founder/host of the “Zhou Zheng Show”, an independent TV talk show with millions of viewers. Originally from China, Joey came to the U.S. on an academic scholarship and completed a fellowship with the White House Information Agency in media communications.  He returned to China to teach college and began a career as a media host doing interviews for newspapers, radio, and television. Joey was appointed an honorary member of the Royal Society of St. George California in 2019 and an honorary member of the United Nations Association of the USA in 2020.  








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