Helen Plehn is a modern mystic, author, artist, and spiritual teacher. She founded Helen Creates Beauty to share joy, beauty, and wisdom embodying her Artist Soul Gift Archetype based on the Aura Color Wheel through painting and spiritual teaching.
Her artwork has exhibited in the Laguna Art Gallery, Orange County Fine Arts Showcase Gallery, and Huntington Beach Art Center. She is an acrylic painting teacher at the Sherman Library and Gardens in Newport Beach and an acrylic painting and meditation teacher at Huntington Beach Art Center.
Her art and spiritual work has been featured in LA Weekly, San Diego Voyager, ShoutOut SoCal Magazine, and Canvas Rebel Magazine.
Helen was born in Guangzhou, China, raised in Hong Kong, and now calls Huntington Beach, California home. She has an undergraduate degree in psychology and social work from Nanjing University in China, a master's degree in interior architecture and design from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, and has published three academic peer-review articles and four conference proceedings during her Ph.D. studies in tourism and hospitality management at Temple University in Philadelphia. At the time her research area was human sensory experience design.