Artistic Miniature trees

Our next meeting:
Bonsai Society of Upstate NY Annual Spring Show
Rochester Community Hospital - May 21st and May 22nd

Mark Arpag

This year, our Annual Bonsai Exhibit and Sale
will take place during the Lilac Festival;
Saturday May 21st. and Sunday May 22nd.,
from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at the
Monroe Community Hospital
(corner
of East Henrietta Rd. and Westfall Rd.).

Admission is $5.00, Seniors $3 and children
under 12 FREE. The exhibition includes two
FREE demonstrations during each day at 2 pm.

The two featured demonstrations for the
spring show this year will be the Bonsai artist
Mark Arpag
on Saturday 21st and three
accredited Ikebana International Rochester
Chapter members on Sunday 22nd.

 

Mark Arpag is an award-winning bonsai artisan
and current secretary of our society.  He has
presented 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 ago.

There will also be a special display of Suiseki
(viewing Stones) this year.

Shohin Display by Mark Arpag
Japanese Wisteria (Wisteria floribunda) by Doug McDade

 

At the top: Miniature Bonsai dispkay by
Mark Arpag, the 2015 Yuji Yoshimura
Member's Choice Award

At the left: Japanese Wisteria (Wisteria
floribunda) 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 and international
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!

Bonsai Society of Upstate New York
PO Box 92215, Rochester NY 14692