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Board On The Mission
Witness hundreds of creative bonsai in artistic multi media collaboration.
Adventure the unique traditional culture experience.
There are 30 world class bonsai artists from 13 countries to share their aesthetic knowledge in a unique collaboration.
Zhao Qin Quan - China
A living legend of Chinese penjing who brought the art to the west with his popular Shuihan penjing (Water and Land Penjing). He has been traveling intensively around the world promoting Chinese penjing.
His two books “Penjing : The Chinese Art of Bonsai” and “Literati Style Penjing” are among the very few Chinese penjing books written in English.
After his long absence on the international stage, we are lucky to have him for International Bonsai ArtFest 2020 and certainly will learn much on his legendary “Water and Land Penjing”.
Taiga Urushibata - Japan
One of the very few young Japanese bonsai artist with real skill and speaking good English
He is the son of a well known bonsai master, Nobuichi Urushibata then apprenticed to Masahiko Kimura.
He is running his Taishoen garden which is located in Shizuoka, right at the foot of Mt. Fuji; he is traveling intensively around the world giving demo and we are lucky to have him amid his tight traveling schedule.
Robert Steven - Indonesia
Nick name “Eagle Eye” for his sharp vision on finding the hidden potential design on any bonsai materials; and well known to his unique bonsai design concept through the aesthetic and botanical approach.
Traveling extremely intensive around the world giving lectures, demo and judging and actively writing articles on aesthetic aspect of bonsai design.
His two books “Vision of My Soul” and “Mission of Transformation” have become best sellers, been reprinted and out of print now while he is now working on his new books.