Top Menu

ART OF BONSAI: INTERMEDIATE

register here

The ancient art of bonsai (literally “tree in a tray”) creates the illusion of age and maturity of a tree which has developed and sustained the effects of nature for many years. It is a  Japanese tradition that dates back over a thousand years, and has its own aesthetics and terminology. In this intermediate course students further explore new techniques to artfully train and trim their own trees. Beginner classes are available.

2016-2017 SCHEDULE

Sundays, 9:00am—12:00pm

Session 1 Oct. 9, 16, 23, 30, Nov. 6 SOLD OUT!
Session 2 Jan. 15, 22, 29, Feb. 5, 12
Session 3 Feb. 19, 26, Mar. 5, 12, 19

CLASS DETAILS

PRICE
$91 (members $81)

LOCATION
Oki Education Center

PREREQUISITE
Art of Bonsai: Beginners or instructor approval

MATERIALS
Participants must bring their own bonsai tools, supplies, and work materials.

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR

As the noted curator of Morikami’s extensive bonsai collection since 2010, Vlad Foursa is currently redesigning the exhibit and enhancing it with outstanding trees. Vlad has been teaching at Morikami for almost a decade and has developed a loyal following of students. In 2008 he won the coveted Joshua Roth National New Talent Bonsai Competition. He has written articles on tropical bonsai, has won a number of awards, has appeared on TV and is a guest speaker at many local bonsai clubs and schools from elementary to college where he does demonstrations and workshops.

Bonsai 06

 

Navigation