2018 Spring show
1:00 – 7PM Show Set-up (tables, screens, etc.)
The guest artist (Adam Jones) will arrange all trees for display. Club members may arrange with Eli Akins to deliver their trees if they are unable to make the 7:00 Friday deadline. The cards identifying each tree will have the owner’s first name on the back. There will be no written critique on the cards but a verbal critique will be done by the guest artist at 10:00 Saturday.
8:00 – 9:00 Judging by the guest artist alone; no members will be allowed in the show area during the judging.
8:30 – 12:15 Workshop by guest artist
|1. There will be three categories of entrants:
(1) Expert: The expert category shall be for trees primarily designed, trained or grown by professional bonsai artists. These trees must be accompanied by a stand and accent. Those trees that have been worked on at an ABS workshop may be entered in any category..
(2) Enthusiast: The enthusiast category shall include trees that have been grown, designed and trained by non-professionals. Entries must be displayed with an appropriate stand and accent.
(3) Novice: This novice category shall include threes designed and trained by those club members with three years’ experience or less.
Best in Show (1)
First Place: Expert, Enthusiast, Novice (3)
People’s Choice (1)
Honorable Mention – up to 10 at the judge’s discretion