Kawa adds a Fourth Artist for 2013 Joy of Bonsai!

Kawa is happy to announce the addition of another Japanese taught bonsai artist at the 2013 Joy of Bonsai. When Mike Sullivan and I went to Japan in December 2012 we met a young enthusiastic bonsai artist at Taikan-Ten Show from Tennessee. What a surprise! After talking to  Owen Reich I was lucky to find out he would be home from Japan in January and wanted to come to Florida for the weekend of Joy of Bonsai. What luck! So my luck is your good fortune and Kawa Bonsai jumped at the chance to have another top quality teacher at the 2013 JOB. Owen will be assisting Mike Rogers for his surprise demo and working on another tree for an additional demo. So again I invite you to the most exciting bonsai event in Florida with four headliners and a lot of demo material. Our demos will be non stop on both Saturday and Sunday so down load the registration form or register at the door for the event! Don’t miss the opportunity for all this talent for $10 per day!!!!

Owen Reich

Owen Reich in Japan working on a Maple

Owen Reich in Japan working on a Maple

Owen Reich working on Stewartia monadelpha.

Owen Reich working on Stewartia monadelpha.

Owen Reich is a Georgia-native and Tennessee resident who has been an apprentice at Kouka-en nursery since 2010.  He received a degree in ornamental horticulture from the University of Georgia, helped establish one of the largest nurseries in the Southeastern US (Samara Farms), and is the owner of Bonsai Unearthed.  From early 2013, Owen will be based in the US but will be returning to the Fujikawa Bonsai School regularly to continue working with students.  He is also able to assist Spanish and English-speaking students of the school.  For more information about Owen, please visit www.bonsaiunearthed.com.

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