Carlos Van der Vaart
CARLOS VAN DER VAART
Carlos van der Vaart lives in Holland, he was born in Maassluis a small city nearby Rotterdam.
He is a full time interior arcitect, next to his work his passion is bonsai.
His appreciation for nature and Japanese culture and art was apparent from an early age.
Because of that he began to take interest in bonsai when he bought a small tree at a local flowershop, that was in 1992
He started to read all the books that were available and joined a local bonsai club.
After winning the European New Talent competion at Munich/Germany in 1996, he got more and more involved in the bonsai scene.
Many of his trees won different National and International awards.
He has performed many workshops and demonstrations all over Europe.
Because of his many travels he has refined his technique and knowledge in bonsai.
He works with all bonsai sorts, but his favourites to work with are pines and junipers.
Last Updated (Friday, 11 December 2009 15:17)