April 6th, 2007 by
– Name : Robert Steven
– Address : Jl. Batu Tulis VIII No. 27-A, Jakarta 10120, Indonesia
Tel. +62-21-3863076, 34833358 Fax. +62-21-3459486,
6599033 Mobile : + 62-816 808399
– Business : Stamps & marking devices, 3-D Software & Training and Bonsai Appliances.
– Started doing and collecting Bonsai in 1979. Have permanent exhibit centre with over 500 Bonsai collection in wide variety of species.
– Have won more than 200 competition awards nationally as well as international e.g.:
Entry Award of 2000 JAL World Bonsai Contest
Entry Award of 2000 Ben Oki International Design Award
Runner-up winner of 2001 Ben Oki International Design Award
Grand Winner of 2001 Certre Award International
Runner-up winner of 2002 Ben Oki International Design Award
Runner-up winner of 2002 Certre Award International
Entry Award of JAL World Bonsai Contest 2002
Runner-up of World Bonsai Contest 2003
Bronze Award of 2006 BCI Convention in China
Grand Winner of 2007 Certre Award International
The Most Original Design Award 2007 of KoB
– Ex-Secretary General of Asia-Pacific Bonsai Friendship Federation (ABFF).
– Education Department Head of ABFF.
– Ambassador to Bonsai Clubs International (BCI).
– BCI Board of Director’s member (2002-2010) & Public Relation Committee Head.
– International Bonsai judge doing domestic and international Bonsai contests.
– Coordinator of “ABFF Award – Ismail Saleh Trophy“, an international Bonsai Photo Contest.
– Keen promoter of Chinese Penjing and “free” Bonsai styles.
– Welknown for his unique bonsai design concept with aesthetic and horticultural approach.
– Active in writing Bonsai and Penjing articles for newspapers & magazines and columnist for the Readers Forum in BCI’s Bonsai & Stone Appreciation magazine and Consultancy column in two other magazines in Indonesia.
– Expert Editor of Green Hobby magazine and several internet bonsai forums.
– One of the initiators and key-speakers of Indonesian Bonsai Art Discussion Forum (information can be viewed on related page on this blog).
– One of the initiators of Indonesian Bonsai Expo (information can be viewed on related page on this blog)
– Have been conducting many Bonsai and Penjing teaching, lectures, demos, workshops, judging and critiques around the world including on national TV program.
– Moderator of the “Critique” forum of Bonsai Bark (Stone Lantern’s bonsai blog) www.bonsaibark.com
– First book “Vision of My Soul” was published in July 2005 in luxury limited edition had been one of the best seller Bonsai books and has been reprinted. Available at : www.stonelantern.com (information can be viewed on related page on this blog).
– Second book “Mission of Transformation” was published in 2009 and has been considered as one of the best bonsai teaching sources for many bonsai teachers.
– Coming books : “The Five Schools of Chinese Penjing” and “FAQ of Bonsai – The Path to Beyond” .
More about me at : http://whoisbonsai.com/featured/robert-steven-indonesia/
or meet me on my Facebook : http://www.facebook.com/robertbonsai