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U.S. National Shohin Registration

U.S. National Shohin Registration

Complete Registration $95 before May 1st,
after May 1st $125


Includes:
Access to Exhibition & Sale Area

Workshop Eligibility

All 12 Educational Programs & Demonstrations
Saturday's Auction

Sunday Morning Exhibition Critique

Banquet not included


U.S. National Shohin Saturday Pass

U.S. National Shohin Saturday Pass

One Day Registration
Saturday, June 29, 2019 - $65.00

Includes:
Exhibition & Sales Area
5 Lecture/ Demo
Auction


Banquet not included



U.S. National Shohin Sunday Pass

U.S. National Shohin Sunday Pass

One Day Registration
Sunday, June 30, 2019 - $65.00

Includes:
Exhibition & Sales Area
Exhibition Critque
5 Lecture/ Demo



U.S. National Shohin Banquet

U.S. National Shohin Banquet

Saturday, June 29, 2019

7:00 pm
Seat down meal. Restaurant Forty-Six
 
U.S. National Shohin Workshop no.1

U.S. National Shohin Workshop no.1

Minoru Akiyama  Friday,  June 28th 9:00am - 12:00pm
Award winning bonsai artist from Nirasaki,Yamanashi Ken, Japan. Proprietor of Akiyama Bonsai Garden. Specializes in carving dead wood on Junipers and Satsuki Azaleas.

Itoigawa Sargent Juniper
Cutting grown plants which were wired 3 years ago will be pruned, wired and shaped with Mr. Akiyama, who specializes in Junipers. The 3 gallon plants have great trunk movement for shohin bonsai.

$325    (Limit 8 participants)

Must be a registrant to participate in workshop!


U.S. National Shohin Workshop no.2

U.S. National Shohin Workshop no.2

Carlos A. Morales  Friday,  June 28th 9:00am - 12:00pm
Professional bonsai artist and proprietor of Jardin Selecto Garden & Bonsai Store in San Juan, PR. He has a passion for shohin bonsai and specializes in tropical species.

Dwarf Black Olive
These select plants have a horizontal zig zag growth habit and easily develop for shohin bonsai. Mr. Morales has had considerable experience with this species.

$75  (Limit 8 participants)

Must be a registrant to participate in workshop!

U.S. National Shohin Workshop no.3

U.S. National Shohin Workshop no.3

Mark Fields Friday,  June 28th 9:00am - 12:00 pm
Professional bonsai artist and proprietor of Bonsai By Fields in Greenwood, IN. Although he is skilled with bonsai of all sizes, he specializes in shohin bonsai.

Itoigawa Sargent Juniper
Bushy well established plants imported from Japan over 14 years ago will be pruned, carved and shaped with the assistance of Mark Fields who grew the plants.

$475  (Limit 6 participants)

Must be a registrant to participate in workshop!


U.S. National Shohin Workshop no.4

U.S. National Shohin Workshop no.4

David Paris  Friday,  June 28rd 9:00am - 12:00 am
Proprietor of Miniature-Bonsai.com where he specializes in shohin & mame bonsai. He lives in Rochester, NY and distributes a wide range of fine-quality small bonsai containers.

Exposed Root Japanese Black Pine
Select pre-trained Japanese black pines will designed after demonstrating unique techniques and discussing the culture and care of training exposed root pines

$75  (Limit 10 participants)

Must be a registrant to participate in workshop!


U.S. National Shohin Workshop no.5

U.S. National Shohin Workshop no.5

Peter Warren  June 28th 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Award winning bonsai artist from London, England. Proprietor of Saruyama Bonsai. He specializes in the aesthetic aspects of bonsai including the art of display.

Chinzan Satsuki Azalea
Bushy healthy plants with dark green foliage and bright pink flowers have been in training for 3-4 years from cutting grown pre-trained stock. They will be pruned and wired with Mr. Warren, who specializes in Azaleas.

$85    (Limit 8 participants)

Must be a registrant to participate in workshop!


U.S. National Shohin Workshop no.6

U.S. National Shohin Workshop no.6

Michael Sullivan  June 28th 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Award winning bonsai artist from Cooper City, FL, where he maintains a fine tropical bonsai collection with an emphasis for shohin and small size bonsai.

Yaupon Holly
Twiggy plants have been trained for bonsai and have grey bark will be shaped with Mr. Sullivan. They are cold hardy with tiny leaves that develop small red fruit.

$150  (Limit 8 participants

Must be a registrant to participate in workshop!


U.S. National Shohin Workshop no.7

U.S. National Shohin Workshop no.7

Sean Smith  June 28th 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Award winning bonsai artist from Marysville, PA. Proprietor of Custom Oriental Wood-Craft. He excels in carving suiseki daiza and making fine bonsai display tables.

Root Stand
Carve your own root stand for displaying your small bonsai or accessory plants. Sean Smith will assist you with the entire fun process and share his techniques.

$90  (Limit 10 participants)

Must be a registrant to participate in workshop!

 

U.S. National Shohin Workshop no.8

U.S. National Shohin Workshop no.8

David Paris  Friday,  June 28rd 1:00- 4:00pm
Proprietor of Miniature-Bonsai.com where he specializes in shohin & mame bonsai. He lives in Rochester, NY and distributes a wide range of fine-quality small bonsai containers.

Exposed Root Japanese Black Pine
Select pre-trained Japanese black pines will designed after demonstrating unique techniques and discussing the culture and care of training exposed root pines

$75  (Limit 10 participants)

Must be a registrant to participate in workshop!

 
U.S. National Shohin Exhibitor Fee

U.S. National Shohin Exhibitor Fee

Exhibitor Fee by invittion only

$50 per Shohin Bonsai Composition

Must be a registrant to exhibit!

U.S. National Shohin Vendor Sales Area Fee (By Invitation Only)

U.S. National Shohin Vendor Sales Area Fee (By Invitation Only)

U.S. National Shohin Vendor Sales Area Fee (By Invitation Only)

U.S. National Shohin Donation

U.S. National Shohin Donation

Support Opportunites

Our first US National Shohin Bonsai Exhibition in 

2017 was an outstanding success and received excellent reviews. Beautiful bonsai from across the United States were displayed in an elegant setting. Staging and organizing such a historic event requires the support of many generous donors. If you would like to support the growth, appreciation and improvement of shohin bonsai, please consider a contribution to this worthwhile event and be part of creating the history of bonsai in the United States. Donate here or

Please contact William N. Valavanis for support details.



6th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition Album

6th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition Album

6th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition Album
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2018- 6th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition Album
Each album is unique and contains their own set of trees.

Only 5 trees have ever been shown twice at the U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition. See and study over 300 of the finest bonsai in the United States displayed in the 6th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition held on September 8-9, 2018 in Rochester, New York. Well over 100 different species, 5 species never exhibited before at a U.S. National Exhibition, are beautifully photographed and printed in the high quality exhibition album featuring every bonsai displayed. The beauty of over 100 shohin bonsai are displayed in addition to special exhibits from the leading botanical gardens and arboretums in the country. Candid photos of the sales area and demonstrations complete this beautifully produced and horticulturally accurate book. Trees from 27 States, 11 Arboretums, Canada and Puerto Rico. Hardcover, 240 pages in full color. Not only can you view master piece Bonsai , it is a great way to study them. If you study the styles, dimensions, proportions and ratios of these beautiful trees, you will develope a better understanding of their grace.  This knowledge will help you develop your own outstanding trees. Please order now and help support the publication of this great Bonsai album.

Retail Price $69 

Pre-Publication price only $55 + U.S. Postage $7, Postage CANADA $28.00,
International POSTAGE $38.00
Will be published in 2019

 
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