|Demonstrators Name||Sam Thompson|
|Home Club||Canberra Bonsai Society Inc|
|Last Updated Date||27/02/2023|
|Teaching Preference||All preferences|
|Audience Level||All levels|
|Travel Requirements||All areas|
|Year Started Bonsai||2007|
|Bio Details||Since 2017, Sam Thompson has been the Assistant Curator of the National Bonsai and Penjing Collection of Australia. Having studied with world renowned master, Kunio Koboyashi at the Shunka-en Bonsai Museum, in Japan, Sam brings a wealth of international experience to share with the AABC.
He has won multiple bonsai awards over the past 5 years and has demonstrated internationally, whilst undertaking regular overseas training from other bonsai professionals to further his knowledge.
Sam's exposure to large volume, high quality, bonsai maintenance of an international standard allows him to work on material with confidence and at a fast pace. His passion lies in teaching bonsai enthusiasts fine tuning, maintenance techniques, exhibition displays and rock plantings.
CBS Annual Show 2019 - Best In Show Award.
Australian Plants as Bonsai Show 2021 - 1st Public Choice Award.
Australian Plants as Bonsai Show 2022 - Artistic Merit Award.
Bonsai Open 2022 - 1st Place, 2nd Place, 1st Public Choice Award, Best Australian Native Award, Highly Commended Award.
|Business Contact||0426 584 550|