4/21/08

Bonsai Lecture at library in Clinton, CT

Art of Bonsai lecture at the Henry Carter Hull Library

Contact: David Boudinot
Phone: (860) 669-2342Email: david@hchlibrary.org
URL: http://www.hchlibrary.org

Tom Lee, president of the China Trade Bonsai Society, will give a lecture titled "Art and Philosophy of Bonsai and Penjing" on Thursday, May 8 at 6:30 pm at the Henry Carter Hull Library in Clinton. Lee's lecture will cover the history and philosophy of styling trees using Japanese bonsai and Chinese penjing techniques, as well as care tips.

Information will be provided on how to learn this living art form of styling trees in a pot or tray. A number of bonsai and penjing from Lee's personal collection will be on display and attendees are encouraged to bring any bonsai trees they may have to get tips on their care.

Lee is the current President of the China Trade Bonsai Society in New London, Ct. and a Board of Director of the New Haven Bonsai Society.

This lecture is free and open to the public. No registration is required.

Up-to-date information can be found at www.hchlibrary.org, or by calling the Henry Carter Hull Library at (860) 669-2342.