Info Morten Albek

History

2005 - Present

Kisetsu-en | Shohin Bonsai Europe

In 2005 the first version of the website was launched to promote shohin bonsai and bonsai.

The Kisetsu-en (Seasonal garden) is located in Northern Europe in Denmark.

The bonsai garden of Morten Albek, presents a collection of bonsai with shohin, middle and  larger trees.

The variety of specimens is broad with a fine collection of Kusamono added. The focus is on a seasonal approach.

Morten Albek

Born 1963

Bonsai artist and photographer

International acknowledged bonsai artist Morten Albek is the owner of KISETSU-EN. 

Kisetsu-en, the garden of the seasons, is located in Denmark. Morten Albek is specialized in Shohin and middle-sized bonsai, but the collection includes from the very small to large trees, including forest style bonsai. Deciduous, as well as coniferous bonsai, are included.

In 2007 he published the first book in the west fully dedicated to the art of Shohin Bonsai (Shohin Bonsai, majesty in miniature). In 2020 the second book “Shohin – Through the Seasons” was published.

Numerous articles have been published in international bonsai magazines throughout the world. Morten Albek also publishes bonsai tutorials at the Kisetsu-en Online Bonsai school that is available through the website. 

Workshops and demonstrations

Morten Albek travels all over the world teaching bonsai at workshops and bonsai demonstrations on stage. Contact for appointments at albek@shohin-europe.com 

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