Here’s part two of the highlights from the Redwood Empire Bonsai Society’s 37th annual show. See last week’s post for more highlights or check out all of the trees on display at the REBS website. I’m taking a brief break from new posts but will be back with highlights from the US National Exhibition in […]
Exhibits are where we can see bonsai at their best. Explore posts from Bonsai Exhibits in the U.S. including the U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition and Japanese events including the world-famous Kokufu and Taikan-ten exhibits.
This past weekend over 1,100 visitors attended the Redwood Empire Bonsai Society’s 37th annual show at the Rohnert Park Community Center in Rohnert Park, California. The event featured workshops and demonstrations by Ryan Neil and a 75-display exhibit. I’ll be sharing highlights from the exhibit this week and next. This week’s selections have fuller silhouettes […]
Almost twenty years ago I made my first exhibit catalog – a retrospective featuring trees from Bay Island Bonsai’s first five exhibits. BIB’s first exhibit book Collecting the images and metadata from five years’ worth of trees was a big undertaking! I remember scanning photos and slides for most of the trees and mixing these […]
The California Shohin Seminar, held every other year in Santa Nella, California, features workshops, demonstrations, vendors, and an exhibit. For those who have attended the seminar, you know it’s one of the most fun bonsai events of the year. And for those who have yet to attend, the next seminar is scheduled for the first […]
On January 14-15, 2023, the Bay Area Bonsai Associates held their 41st bonsai exhibition at the Lake Merritt Garden Center in Oakland, California. Here are some of the highlights, starting with the Best Conifer award winner from the Pacific Bonsai Expo. Grafted shimpaku Another tree you might recognize from the Expo is a large Coast […]