Hiep Nguyen is an interdisciplinary artist with a life-long passion for teaching. He received his bachelor’s degree, teaching credential and master’s degree in art education at CSU Long Beach. Hiep has worked as a painter and art teacher, and has conducted many art programs and leadership workshops for children and adults. Hiep believes that creativity holds enormous power to impact change, and that we all must use our creative power. His motto is “All for Art. Art for All.” An avid walker and enthusiastic cook, Hiep is also a Vipassana meditator and Aikido practitioner. Currently, Hiep is spreading his phenomenon Circle Painting Project around the country and overseas. Information on Circle Painting Project, the artist and a portfolio of his artwork can be found at www.circlepainting.com.