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2015 Tony Bebb demonstration: Corky Bark Elm

Tony Bebb, Bonsai Artist

Tony’s bonsai journey began at the age of 13 when he attended his first workshop with Tom Yamamoto. In 1984, having just turned 17, he started work at the family Bonsai nursery in Brisbane, and his father started teaching him the ‘Art’ of Bonsai. He worked there for 16 years, learning about, teaching and growing Bonsai. He is a nationally and internationally registered Bonsai tutor and demonstrator, and is well respected for his ability and expression, as well as his individualism and freedom of thought. Tony regularly travels throughout the World conducting workshops and demonstrations with a number of quest artist appearances at National Conventions, World Bonsai Conventions, AABC/BCI Bonsai Namaste in India . Tony is currently Principal of the Brisbane International Bonsai School, conducts private workshops for fellow enthusiasts.

Here he is working on a corky bark elm.