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Bonsai Art Pty Ltd  
 
Traditional Japanese Art  (NSW)
 
Megumi Bennett gained her B.A. in English Literature in Tokyo Japan. On arriving in Australia in 1974 she continued to develop the bonsai and ikebana skills she had learnt in Japan. Megumi is a qualified horticulturist a graduate of the Ryde School of Horticulture, where she taught bonsai.  In 1999 she founded the Bonsai Society of Sydney inc and is also a member of the Nippon Bonsai Association.

For many years Megumi has given demonstrations, exhibitions throughout Australia, She has been interviewed on radio and television and is a contributor to articles on bonsai in Australia and overseas. Her first solo exhibition took place at the Japan Foundation Sydney in 1997.

In November 2006 she received The Foreign Ministerial Award from the Foreign Minister of Japan and in November 2008 received the bonsai instructor’s qualification from the Nippon Bonsai Association. She is the first overseas person to receive this recognition. She qualifies as a bonsai artist, teacher, demonstrator and lecturer not only in Japan but internationally as well.
   
   
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Website: http://megumibennettbonsai.com/
Email: bonsai@wix.com.au
Phone: 02 9450 2802