The 3st annual MABS Spring Festival will commence Friday evening, April 25, and will continue through Sunday afternoon, April 27, at our new(revisited) location: the Ramada Hotel, in East Hanover, NJ. Renowned international professional bonsai artists will present lecture/demonstrations, workshops, and critiques of bonsai. Registrants will have weekend-long opportunities to observe and spend time with the artists at breakout sessions between demonstrations, and to view the MABS member clubs’ Bonsai Exhibit. In addition, bonsai vendors will be on site offering a large selection of bonsai, bonsai-related plants, containers, tools, books and other supplies.
To welcome all registrants, complimentary snacks and beverages will be provided in the hospitality area, starting at 6:30 p.m. Friday evening and again after the lecture/demonstration. The Festival’s opening lecture/demonstration, starts at 8:00 p.m., and will be given by one of the featured guest bonsai artists. Each bonsai creation will be raffled following the completion of styling by its respective artist.
SUTHIN SUKOSOLVISIT- USA
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****Workshops (Fri. pm)****
Masterpiece Bonsai Exhibit - Expanded Display Area (Sat. - Sun.)
Bonsai Critiques( Sat.)
Raffles of Demo Material (Sat. - Sun.)
Silent Auctions (Sat.)
Banquet & Bonsai Auction (Sat.)
Large Bonsai Vending Area (Fri. - Sun.)
The public is invited to visit the vendor area, MABS BONSAI EXHIBIT on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. until noon. There is a modest $20.00 entrance fee for the vendor and exhibit areas. This fee is waived for festival registrants and children less than 12 years of age.
Our annual banquet and auction will be held Saturday evening.
Arrangements have been made with the Ramada Hotel for special room rates, $89.00 per night, so bring the entire family. For a registration form or additional information, visit our website or contact David Payton - 518-356-3299
1996-2001 - Apprenticed to Mr. Takeo Kawab at Omiya-shi, Saitama-ken, Japan
2001-Present President of Shoju-En: manager and bonsai artist
2006 Solo exhibition at Omotesando hills. Tokyo, Japan
2006- Present - Workshop, demonstration, and teaching all over the Europe and New York.
2009,2011 - Attended Arco Bonsai Festivals - Arco, Italy
2011 - Attended and demonstrated The 11th ASPAC•Takamatsu.
Takamatsu-shi, Kagawa-ken, Japan
Sakufu-exhibition - Selected to exhibit my works.
Obtained prizes at 33rd and 34th exhibitions.
Selected Kyokai prize at 35th exhibition.
Achieved Kankyo Daizin prize at 36th exhibition.
Attained Kyo-Kai prize at 37th exhibition.
In my quest to learn bonsai I have been lucky enough to study and apprentice with some of the most respected bonsai artists in the world.
I consider bonsai to be made up of two parts, horticultural and artistic, and feel that one must have sufficient knowledge in both of these areas to achieve best results with Bonsai.
To achieve this goal, I first undertook a 3 year National Diploma in Horticulture at Merrist Wood College in Surrey, UK. This I complemented by extensive full time study mainly in the USA.
Born in Thailand, Suthin has extensive experience with tropical bonsai. He expertise also includes Japanese maple, Juniper, Azalea and Black pine.He is proficient with many other species. Suthin has involvrd in Bonsai since 1970. He has won Nation Bonsai Awards in Thailand And The United States.
He teachers his Bonsai techniques through out the New England area and throughout the United States. Suthin shares new information and techniques whenever he teaches. His bonsai are know for their proportion, refinement and detail. Suthin and his wife operate the Royal Bonsai Garden in Stoughton, Massachusetts.