Our next meeting:
Bonsai Society of Upstate NY Annual Spring Show
Rochester Community Hospital - May 21st and May 22nd
This year, our Annual Bonsai Exhibit and Sale
will take place during the Lilac Festival;
May 21st. and Sunday May 22nd.,
from 10:00 am
to 5:00 pm at the
Monroe Community Hospital
East Henrietta Rd. and Westfall Rd.).
Admission is $5.00, Seniors $3 and children
12 FREE. The exhibition includes two
demonstrations during each day at 2 pm.
The two featured demonstrations for the
show this year will be the Bonsai artist
Mark Arpag on Saturday 21st and three
Chapter members on Sunday 22nd.
Mark Arpag is an award-winning bonsai artisan
and current secretary of our society. He has
many lectures and demonstrations
of the art of bonsai.
At the 2nd US National Bonsai Exhibition in 2010,
Mark was presented the ABS North American
Bonsai Award for Finest North American Native
Species Bonsai for his
Eastern White Cedar that
he collected about 20+ years
There will also be a special display of Suiseki
(viewing Stones) this year.
At the top: Miniature Bonsai dispkay by
Mark Arpag, the 2015 Yuji Yoshimura
Member's Choice Award
At the left: Japanese Wisteria (Wisteria
by Doug McDade, the 2015
Founders Award in honor of Irene Valavanis.
|Come enjoy and learn
about the Art of bonsai!
Founded in 1972, the Bonsai Society of Upstate New York has developed into a strong group
for enthusiasts in Western New York. We regularly host bonsai professionals,
with both national
reputations, for lectures, demonstrations and workshops. Each spring we share an exhibit of the area's finest bonsai
with the public. We'd welcome
your presence at one of our regularly scheduled meetings, in Rochester NY,
where you can easily discover what we're all about!
PO Box 92215, Rochester NY 14692