Kim Nguyen attained a BFA from LSU in 1990 and a Master of Science in Art Therapy at Mount Mary College in 1996. She has been working with adult mental health population since 1986 in various facilities and hospitals. She’s an intuitive/expressive artist who uses her paintings to heal and raise awareness.
Since 2001, Ms. Nguyen developed and managed Creative Expressions program at Aspen Pointe using the arts to help mental health clients, military personnel & family members in order to bring about healing from trauma. She has facilitated numerous workshops, classes and retreats in Colorado, Massachusetts, California, New Hampshire and Maine. She served on the Imagination Celebration board, contributed in the Colorado Springs Asian Committee, and currently curate for the Hillside Community Center ARTSpace Gallery.
In 2014, Ms. Nguyen was awarded as one of 13 Women of Influence in Colorado Springs by the Colorado Springs Business Journal. In 2016, she was chosen as the Joe Henjum Hero Award by Home Front Cares for her work with mental health clients and military families.
Currently she works at Aspen Pointe – Creative Expressions services, teaches art at Bemis School of Art @ Colorado College and joins her husband in the Diocese of Colorado Springs Permanent Deaconate Formation Program.