Portland Workshops

Half & Full Day Shohin Workshops

$75 for half-day, $150 for a full-day

Morning: 9am-12pm - Lunch 12pm-1pm - Afternoon 1pm-4pm

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Shohin School Workshop Dates

March 5th - Repotting

April 15th - Spring Work & Pinching

May 20th - Deciduous Defoliation & Cutback

May 27th - Decandling Black Pines

July 12th - Juniper & Conifer Work

July 29th - Deciduous Cutback and Conifer Work

August 12th - Conifer Styling, Deadwood Cleaning

September 16th - Conifer Styling, Deadwood Cleaning

October 8th - Fall Deciduous Work, Conifer Styling, Black Pine Needlework

November 5th - Fall Deciduous Work, Conifer Styling, Black Pine Needlework

December 9th - Deciduous Wiring, Conifer Styling, Repotting Planning

Instructor - Andrew Robson

Andrew Robson runs RAKUYO Bonsai, a deciduous focused bonsai garden in Portland, Oregon.  He is an award-winning bonsai artist who apprenticed with Michael Hagedorn after graduating from Yale University. Andrew is the President of the Bonsai Society of Portland, the largest bonsai club in the United States. He regularly exhibits work at the Portland Japanese Garden, and lectures at the garden's Japanese Arts Learning Center. Andrew is a host of the Bonsai Wire Podcast and resides in Portland with his golden retriever, Bailey.  He has studied shohin bonsai and display with Japanese Shohin Master and Gafu-ten Judge Daisaku Nomoto and is a founder of Shohin School. Learn more at rakuyobonsai.com