Bio: William Ho

“William Ho is truly the One Heart Beat Man.”
- Ban Ki Moon, Secretary General of the UN

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“William Ho is truly the One Heart Beat Man.”

- Ban Ki Moon, Secretary General of the UN


“William, you are comparable to Picasso.”

- Stephen Lewis, Canadian Ambassador to the UN


“William, you are the pride and glory of Chinese artists!”

-  Sit Bo Shei, Publisher of the “China Art Magazine”


William Ho is an internationally renowned artist, Goodwill Ambassador of Love and Hope, Founder of the One Heart Beat around the World movement (a global movement to help needy people and suffering children of the world through art, culture and relief work), thinker, speaker, writer, humanitarian and environmentalist, famous for his poetic art creations and passionate speech.  Mr. Ho has been invited to deliver his speeches on Love, Hope and Life at the United Nations Headquarters and around the world, and was invited to have his sole art exhibition at the UN Headquarters and Parliament Hill of Canada.  Mr. Ho creates world class art for international organizations, including the UN. His one-stroke painting “One Heart Beat” is currently installed at the UN Headquarters in New York, different cities, universities and important landmarks. Mr. Ho’s One Heart Beat Award has been awarded to the Heads of States, the UN Secretary General Ban-Ki Moon and Nobel Prize Winner Bishop Desmond Tutu at the UN Headquarters.  His awards and art are masterpieces carrying timeless messages to the world.  His art has been exhibited and installed in international museums, galleries, public venues such as the UN Headquarters, Parliament Hill of Canada, Canadian Museum of Civilization, Museum of Nature, Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), as well as in important private and public collections around the world.


Mr. Ho is also the author of a Chinese version of the Canadian National Anthem “O Canada” and his book “A Journey from the Heart to the World”

was launched to the world by the UN at the UN Headquarters.

Mr. Ho is the creator and designer of the IREO Award of the renewable energy global stage,

and Chief Judge of different international and local art organizations.  Mr. Ho has been teaching Chinese painting at the ROM and Canadian Museum of Civilization in Canada and around the world.

Mr. Ho is also Goodwill Ambassador of Art and Culture of the Town of Richmond Hill and Town of Richmond Hill is an One Heart Beat City.  York Region in Ontario and the City of Shenzhen in China have also embraced the One Heart Beat Passion and art piece.  Mr. Ho is the designer of the largest outdoor sculpture “Love, Hope and Harmony” of  Town of Richmond Hill which was officially unveiled in Sept. 2013.


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