Guest Artist

Peter Tea

Peter Tea is an outstanding young bonsai artist, a graduate Boon's Bonsai Intensive program, winner of the Joshua Roth New Talent Bonsai Competition in 2009. He completed his 5-year apprenticeship with Bonsai Master Junichiro Tanaka in Nogoya, Japan early. Mr. Tea introduces himself: "I am very open in my teaching and have never liked keeping Bonsai a secret. I will do my best in answering any questions members and guest may have. I like to create a fun open environment and work with people from all skill levels. All that I ask is that the membership is open and ready to learn new things in Bonsai."

During his 2nd year of his 5-year apprenticeship with Bonsai Master Junichiro Tanaka in Nogoya, Japan. His teacher gave him permission to headline our 42nd Annual Exhibit. Mr. Tea later returned to MBS as our advance class instructor. Peter Tea often visits our society to present new ideas and current thinking and made a return engagement in 2016 as our 46nd Annual Exhibit. Currently Mr. Tea has returned for a second three year advanced class as our teacher with both returning and new students.