Workshop@PAM: Flower Mandala Drawings

Thursday, May 20 at 4:00pm

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USC Pacific Asia Museum
46 N Los Robles Ave, Pasadena, California 91101

Unwind in this soothing mandala drawing workshop, which takes inspiration from flower motif designs.

In this drawing workshop, you will learn how to create intricate geometric patterns using overlapping layouts of shapes and organic forms.

What is a Mandala?

A mandala is a spiritual symbol in Buddhism and Hinduism. It’s a symbolic representation of the universe with an inner and outer world. The word mandala comes from Sanskrit, an ancient Indian language, and directly translates to “circle."


Find your Mandala inspiration by exploring the USC Pacific Asia Museum's collection here:


Supplies needed:

  • Colored pens and markers
  • White drawing paper


More about the Artist:

Yeu Q Nguyen is a multi-disciplinary artist and educator based in Los Angeles. Her art workshops and exhibitions have attracted thousands of live participants across Southern California at notable venues such as the USC Pacific Asia Museum, the Autry’s Southwest Museum, the Audubon Center at Debs Park, and the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art. Q likes to marry the old and the new in her art practice, frequently inspired by her Vietnamese cultural heritage and classical arts as well as her interests in modern technology and contemporary social issues.


Born in Vietnam and immigrated to the US as a teenager, her poetry and art was also featured on the cover of the Inlandia Institute’s 2020 literary anthology titled “A Short Guide To Finding Your First Home In The US.” As a community art organizer, she has curated and developed multiple public art programs in the North East LA region, attracting more than 15,000 participants and providing work opportunities to more than 200 artists and independent creatives. In her spare time, Q likes to read, cook, explore the outdoors, and dote on her beloved Bengal cat named Jazz.

You can find out more about Q and her work on her website and connect with her IG, FB, Twitter @yeuqnguyen

Event Type

Arts, Lecture / Talk / Workshop, Event Highlights


Students, Alumni, Faculty/Staff


Other Location






Pacific Asia Museum

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