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2015 Bjorn Bjorholm Demonstration and Workshop

In 2015 Bjorn Bjorholm toured Australia giving a series of workshops and demonstrations.

Bjorn Bjorholm Profile

Bjorn L Bjorholm is a bonsai artist and instructor who spent six years as an apprentice under Master Keiichi Fujikawa at Kouka-en bonsai nursery in Osaka, Japan before receiving certification as a bonsai professional by the Nippon Bonsai Association. His tenure as an apprentice at Kouka-en was followed by three years as artist-in-residence at the same location, making him the first and only foreign-born working bonsai professional in Japan. During his time in Japan, Bjorn’s works were featured in the Kokufu-ten, Sakufu-ten, and Taikan-ten exhibitions, among many others.

In addition to his work in Japan, Bjorn travels the world, from Europe to Asia to Latin America, teaching bonsai art and providing services to private clients and international organizations. He operates intensive bonsai schools with affiliate nurseries in Spain and the United States, while also working with international bonsai organizations.

In 2017, Bjorn and his wife Nanxi Chen relocated back to the US, and they are currently working to establish their bonsai nursery and school in Nashville, TN, with plans to officially open in late 2018.

The club was well represented and the work from this world respected Bonsai Artist was a pleasure to watch and workshop.

The Demonstration

Working on a Juniper over a few hours we watched as it transformed into a beautiful Bonsai.

And the Tree is now in Averil & Bob’s care

Bjorn Bjornholm Workshop with Club Members