Erik Wigert – USA
Name: Erik Wigert
Location: Ft Myers, Florida
Availability: Available Year Round
Willingness to Travel: Will Travel Internationally
Programs Offered: Workshops/Demos/Lectures/Powerpoint Specializing in tropical bonsai material
Languages Spoken: English
Best way to Contact: wigertsbonsai [at] embarqmail [dot] com or 239-896-5549
Bio: Erik has a passion for teaching the art of bonsai whenever and wherever he can. He enjoys traveling and is available to travel internationally. He specializes in tropical plants but he is able to work with any material. He is available year-round for workshops and or demonstrations.
While Erik’s nursery has been established for 30 years he has concentrated more of himself and the nursery to bonsai cultivation over the past 7 years. The site is a full service bonsai nursery offering classes from beginner to advanced levels.
Best Tropical Bonsai at the 1st US National Bonsai Exhibit, Rochester, NY Oct 2008!
Trees displayed at Epcot center, Walt Disney World in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008.
Second Place winner of Florida Bonsai Societies Scholarship competition in 2007.
Second place at Joshua Roth New Talent Competition with American Bonsai Society in 2006.
BSF Convention 2008 Demonstrator. Erik worked on a purple Bougainvillea and simultaneously shared the stage with one of BSF’s guests of honor, Gustavo Bures who worked on a Bucida Spinosa. See Events Photos link for photos.
Has traveled extensively in Florida and elsewhere teaching and leading bonsai workshops since 2003. In 2007 presented at Bonsai Tropical de Mexico. The exhibition was held held in the palacio Canton in Merida Yucatan, Mexico.
More about this Artist: www.wigertsbonsai.com