Flower Mandalas


This is an announcement of the first of what I hope will be a series of online discussions/interviews with people involved in art and transformation.

Vandorn Hinnant is a visual artist currently living in Greensboro, North Carolina. His artwork is a refined synthesis of abstract expressionist painting and Sacred Geometry drawings. His work involves the use of primary, secondary, and tertiary colors and the careful practice of, in his words, “ancient canonical techniques for rendering visible signs of the unseen world.” Many of his works are in corporate collections across North America, and some are in Africa and Europe. Vandorn’s works are created to complement subtle energies beneficial to well-being, and a number of health care professionals have chosen his artwork for their clinics or offices to complement their intent to facilitate their clients’ healing.

Vandorn and I will be discussing art, healing, and transformation in the Art, Healing, and Transformation discussion group. Stop by to read or to join in. A synopsis of our discussion will also appear in a future Flower Mandalas blog entry.

Stay tuned for this and future discussions!

More anon,

– David

Art, Healing, and Transformation group

Flower Mandalas Project group

Vandorn Hinnant: Artist Biography

Vandorn Hinnant received a BA degree in Art Design from North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, NC. He then lived in New York City and worked as an intaglio printer for artist Josef Werner of Germany. In the fall of 1982 and 1984 he studied sculpture at UNC-Greensboro. From 1991 to 1993 he worked in the Artist-In-Schools program through Green Hill Center for NC Art. In 1995 and 1996 he taught studio art courses at Winston-Salem State University. From 1998 through 2002 he served as Curator for the Mattye Reed African Heritage Center at NC A&T State University. He has served as guest curator of art exhibitions, as juror of many fine art competitions, and guest lectured at colleges and universities.

Vandorn is currently teaching at The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Duke University in Durham, NC. He works in painting, sculpture, mixed media, and installations and he is available for commissions. He also serves as a visual arts educational consultant working with both youth and adult learners.


Mandalas and Sacred Geometry

Contact Information

Vandorn Hinnant

PO Box 20874

Greensboro, NC 27420




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