Sarana Khoo

Sarana Khoo

Art Teacher-Trainer

  • Full-time Pastel Art Instructor since 2014
  • Certified Children’s Art Teacher


  • Commissioned Art
  • Group Exhibitions 

Aspiring Painting Therapist

  • Training in Anthroposophical Painting Therapy

Malaysia 1st Pastel Nagomi Art Instructor/Trainer certified by Japan Pastel Hope Art Association (JPHAA).  Sarana has been actively teaching Pastel Nagomi Art since 2014.  Her students came from various states in Malaysia, and overseas, including Singapore, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand, USA and Canada. Sarana was also the co-organizer and curator for the inaugural Pastel Nagomi Art International Group Exhibition in Kuala Lumpur in 2018. 

Passionate in sharing Pastel Nagomi Art for therapeutic well-being & relationship building:

Had the privilege to work with:


  • EP Plus Group
  • Sunway Group
  • Hans Advisory & Trust Co Ltd
  • Hong Leong Finance (Singapore)
  • Prudential Assurance Singapore
    (Ascent Organisation)

Schools &
Education Centres

  • SJK(C) Chung Hua
  • Hin Hua High School
  • Kindergartens 

and Welfare Groups

  • Valley of Hope (Sungai Buloh Leprosarium)
  • Tzu Chi Collegiate Youth Association
  • International Art Jamming (Pastel Nagomi Art)
  • Positive Living Community Welfare Organisation Malaysia

Associated Partners


Flower of Crystal Art 

Premium Partner School,
Flower of Crystal Art Academy, Japan


Pastel Nagomi Art 


Advance Instructor,
Japan Pastel Hope Art Association (JPHAA)


Brand Artist

Sakura Art Malaysia,
Famous Stationers Sdn. Bhd.


Workshops & Outdoor Events

Roadshows | Family/Friends’ Gatherings | Private Groups | Exhibitions/Carnivals

  • Art Demos & Tasters 
  • Tutorials in Art Skills
  • Fun & Leisure
  • Themes for Special Occasions 

Courses & Instructor Training

For deepening of skills, broadening of artistic appreciation, or certification to teach

  • JPHAA Pastel Nagomi Art Associate and Advance Instructor Courses
  • Flower of Crystal Art Teacher Training
  • Angel Blessings Course
  • Heart Mandala Course
  • Pastel Fine Art Appreciation Course

Corporate Staff Wellness

For self-expression, creativity, relaxation and staff-bonding 

Customise Themes for Your Program Objectives

  • On-site / Online / Company Retreat
  • During / After Office Hours / Weekends
  • Individual Art Kits / Peer Sharing

Art for Wellness @ Schools

For students and educators

For personal expression, creativity, relaxation and mental wellness

Customise Themes for Your Program Objectives

  • On-site / Online
  • During / After School Hours
  • Individual Art Kits / Peer Sharing

Art for Communities

For groups with special needs, their caregivers, and volunteers

Partnering Opportunities

  • Fundraising

  • Exhibition

  • Volunteer Training

  • Collaborative Projects

Community Art Initiatives

Nagomi Art - Community Social Art


Free public art event during COVID lockdowns: April & May 2020

“I painted with my children in front of the screen, and we enjoyed so much. They keep asking when is Teacher Sarana’s zoom session again.” 

— sharing from Parent



Inaugural International Group Exhibition for Pastel Nagomi Art, 2018 Kuala Lumpur

“ Sarana Khoo, a young artist and first local Pastel Nagomi Art certified Trainer, has trailblazed and trained PNA Instructors since 2014. Her initiative and enthusiasm have seen this community art popularizing with more than 100 instructors from Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and Hong Kong participating in this Group Exhibition. Tales of Nagomi will be the first PNA exhibition ever held locally with more than 100 artworks from these countries.”

Wish to share the joy and beauty
of Pastel Nagomi Art
with your loved ones, friends and community?

Discuss with Sarana
how we can customize a workshop
specially for you.

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