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September 2019

Bonsai Jamboree–Saturday, September 14th

September 14, 2019

The annual Bonsai Society of Portland convention will be a one day event at Kellogg Center in Milwaukie. Come and see a stellar exhibit of local members trees-- some of which have won national awards. There will be several vendors on site, including Bonsai Akira, with new stylings and prebonsai stock for you to choose from.

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Open Studio Bonsai Show and Sale– September 21

September 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

I'll be having an open studio in September-- Come and enjoy a beverage and a walk under the Dawn Redwood tree, peruse the varieties of bonsai for sale, discuss the finer details of the craft, and just visit...! This is my preview event for the Portland Open Studios gala in October, when the whole city is invited to my doorstep! I'll be featuring a new collection of Japanese Maples, some fine conifers, and a few older and more refined specimens…

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October 2019

Portland Open Studios Welcomes Bonsai Akira

October 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - October 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
OR United States

This iconic art studio tour happens every October, giving the public a chance to discover new artists on the local scene, and revisit those they love-- all in a city wide tour of studios. Our first occasion to participate has us breathless with excitement! A quick revamp of the garden/outdoor studio to accommodate inclement weather-- a distinct possibility as we move into the rainy season! New material includes a variety of Japanese Maples, conifers, hydrangeas and other flowering shrubs and…

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November 2019

Charbonneau Art Festival

November 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - November 3, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
32000 SW Charbonneau Drive Wilsonville OR 97301

The lovely subdivision of Charbonneau is built around a golf course and offers distinctly private and curated gardens under the canopy of the tall conifers of the Pacific Northwest rainforest where we live. Its residents are patrons of the arts who use their passion to fund art programs at local schools by inviting local artists to their Art Festival each year to ply our wares. You'll find Bonsai Akira there, with a special collection of Japanese Maples, Conifers and rare…

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Best of the Northwest– Repeat Performance!

November 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - November 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Magnuson Park Seattle

Find us at this prestigious art event of the holiday season in Seattle-- Bonsai Akira is privileged to show our selection of bonsai for the second year. Hosted by the Northwest Art Alliance, the show features the work of artists who practice in the Pacific Northwest. As the first bonsai artist to be juried into the show, I take this selection to heart and present my finest specimens to the patrons of the arts in the Emerald City. I'll be…

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Bonsai Class at Portland Nursery

November 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Portland Nursery 9200 SE Division St Portland OR

I'll be teaching the last bonsai class for the year at Portland Nursery on Division, on Saturday, November 16th. This class will cover the basics of bonsai care for the winter season. Please register on the Portland Nursery website under Classes. See you there!

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December 2019

Holiday Open House Continues

December 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am - December 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
OR United States

We still have Holiday floral decor-- including Amaryllis in spectacular bloom--bonsai in flower, kokedama, wreaths, and other items. Feel free to call and set up a time to view the display. Stay for a glass of sparkling cider-- and relax with the scent of paperwhite narcissus and the bonsai lemon tree in bloom, in the privacy of our home. Call for directions-- 503-720-3113. We'd love to see you! Also, I'll be at the Holiday Swap Sip and Shop at Golden…

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February 2020

Kokedama Class — Saturday, February 8th.

February 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Portland Nursery 9200 SE Division St Portland OR
Kokedama for my next show!!!
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Bonsai Class at Bellevue Botanic Garden

February 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bellevue Botanic Garden Bellevue WA, 1201 Main St
Bellevue, OR 98005 United States
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March 2020

Bonsai Class at The Oregon Garden

March 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Ill be teaching again this coming weekend! A two hour presentation and hands on styling class, covering the first year of your new bonsai's care. Choose a plant from an extensive array of material, and go home with a styled creation freshly repotted in bonsai soil. It will give you years of pleasure, and you will learn all the basics you need to care for your heirloom. Best wishes! Hope to see you at Silverton this weekend!Please register on the…

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Bonsai Class at Portland Nursery

March 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Portland Nursery 9000 SE Division St Porltand OR

Welcome once again to "Bonsai is For Everyone"-- my perennial favorite class! Hosted by Portland Nursery on Division, this class always fills due to the significant interest in the art of bonsai in this community. Learn the secrets of styling and go home with your first bonsai specimen, ready for years of enjoyment!

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April 2020

Bonsai Akira Hosted By The Remains Gallery!

April 10 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Remains Gallery Hood River

This weekend marks the beginning of a unique and exotic gallery experience in Hood River, Oregon! Gallery owner Faith Hinkson has sought out some of the area's best artists to create a "blooming" event-- Wall art and bonsai to celebrate Spring. This will be a virtual gallery tour due to the current restrictions on gatherings. See the website for The Remains Gallery for the link to our exhibition, available for free on video all month. I will have eight of…

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First Open Garden for 2020–

April 25 @ 10:00 am - April 26 @ 5:00 pm
1630 SE ELLIS ST PORTLAND, 1630 SE ELLIS ST
PORTLAND, OR 97202 United States

Our first Open Garden of the year, is set for Saturday, April 25th and Sunday, April 26th, and will proceed as planned. We'll be welcoming visitors to the display garden to wander under the dawn redwood and enjoy the large variety of flowering bonsai and conifers. Camellias and Azaleas are in bloom, and Lilacs are coming on! We have permission to be in business from the Oregon Nursery Association, and will be showcasing incredible bonsai specimens, both from my private…

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May 2020

Second Open Studio Coming Up–May 16 & 17, 2020

May 16 @ 11:00 am - May 17 @ 5:00 pm
1630 SE ELLIS ST PORTLAND, 1630 SE ELLIS ST
PORTLAND, OR 97202 United States

We'll again be opening the nursery and display garden to visitors on the weekend of Saturday, may 16th and Sunday, May 17th. Hours are 11:00am to 5:00pm. Please call for an appointment if you are unable to come at these times or if you need to visit when there are no others present due to risk status. Phone # is: 503-720-3113 We'll be observing the Nursery Association's protocols to keep all visitors safe, and we have been in constant quarantine…

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June 2020

Open Garden–Cancelled Due to Family Illness

June 27 @ 11:00 am - June 28 @ 5:00 pm
1630 SE ELLIS ST PORTLAND, 1630 SE ELLIS ST
PORTLAND, OR 97202 United States

Sorry this Event has Been Cancelled Our last event of the summer for 2020 will be an open garden and bonsai sale, on the last weekend of June.       Saturday, June 27th and Sunday, June 28th we'll welcome you to the outdoor studio. The entire collection of bonsai will be on display including my personal specimens. Over 130 bonsai are ready for sale, in unique and handmade pottery containers created by local artists. Enjoy the display garden featuring lilies…

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