What We Do


  • Festivals
  • Community events
  • Business
  • Schools & Non-profits
  • Teachers
  • Social Workers

We design and implement a colorful array

of collaborative painting projects that will

help you to:


  • Pump up attendance.
  • Cut down your stress.
  • Liven up your event.


Our activities are fun and easy to follow.

It attracts even those who usually say “No”

to art. Invite Circle Painting to your next event!


Circle Painting will bring your team together for

a collaborative experience that has social and

artistic values. Our activities will:


  •    Foster group interaction and bonding.
  •    Inspire community involvement.
  •    Produce artworks that reflect your

                   school or organization's core values.


Let us take your next retreat, conference, professional development,

or grand opening to the next level!


We design our training specifically for

K-12 teachers and social workers who

need group lesson plans. We will come to

your location and tailor the training for your group so you can effectively:


  • Understand our philosophy and learn

         the 5-step facilitation techniques.

  • Create beautiful murals and banners.
  • Gain the confidence to facilitate

        Circle Painting from start to finish.




Circle Painting embraces everyone into its circle of playful and easy-to-follow activities.

Our motto: Art for All, All for Art.



You have an idea, I make it happen. I start a line, you complete a shape. We accept

each other’s sizes and shapes, colors and values. We make everything big, bold, and fun.



Expect the unexpected! When we interact with each other’s lines and shapes, colors and

forms, new images emerge at every turn, stirring our imagination.


Our Core Values

Who We Are

We are a group of artists, teachers, and community leaders who are devoted to community-based art. Circle Painting was founded by Hiep Nguyen,

an artist and teacher who believes in making art accessible to all. Since 2007, we have traveled to 10 countries and engaged over 100,000 participants.


Frequently Asked Questions

"Hiep sees potential in people and invests

in them, tirelessly helping them to flourish

and shine. Working with him has been a

transformative experience."


ZILIN CUI- Community Event Organizer

Mt. Holyoke College

"The energy throughout the training was

fun, safe, and genuine. And the murals

completely transformed our school ."



Innovation Academy



"I recommend Circle Painting to

community festivals looking for a

high quality art project."


PATRICIA WAYNE, Deputy Director

Arts Orange County


© Circle Painting 2012. All rights reserved.   501 (C)3 non-profit organization      ID# 26-2274347        Donations are 100% tax deductible