2013 Third Upstate New York Suiseki Exhibit

September 7-8, 2013

International Bonsai Arboretum

Rochester, New York

Today members of the Suiseki Study Group of Upstate New York finished setting up 3rd exhibit. There are 43 displays featuring 46 stones (one shohin suiseki composition) displayed by 12 members. There are 26 suiseki displayed in hand carved daiza while 20 are exhibited in water basins, both ceramic and bronze. There are numerous different categories of suiseki of various sizes.

On Saturday morning at 10am Marc Arpag will present a lecture on suiseki and Ron Maggio will lecture on Sunday morning at 10am. Additionally, there will be bonsai demonstrations by Harvey Carapella on Saturday at 11am and Wm. N. Valavanis at 2 pm. On Sunday Marc Arpag will present a bonsai demonstration at 11am and Wm. N. Valavanis at 2pm.

The Suiseki Exhibit is part of the International Bonsai 2013 Open House & Sale. Formal bonsai displays will be set up for visitors to study and appreciate. Hours are 9am to 4pm daily and additional information can be found at:


All events are free and everyone is welcome to come enjoy the suiseki, bonsai and displays as well as the lectures and demonstrations.