Jim Barrett
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480 Oxford Drive Arcadia, CA 91007 626-445-4529 Jim has been a featured speaker at many bonsai conventions and clubs and has worked for many bonsai associations. He is past president of Bonsai Clubs International, the first president of Golden State Bonsai Federation, the founding president of the Santa Anita Bonsai Society and currently serves on the American Bonsai Society's board of directors. Always interested in ceramics, Jim has for the past three decades been making bonsai pots. Although known for his shohin and mini-pots, his main interest lies in making large containers modeled after Japanese- and Chinese-style pots.
Bonsai Potters of North America
This pot, seen at the National Arboretum, measures 40" by 31" by 10" and required 230 pound of clay when it was made. For the fascinating story of how Jim did it, see Bonsai Today, 54, March/April, 1998, "Anatomy of a Pot."
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Jim Barrett
480 Oxford Drive Arcadia, CA 91007 626-445-4529 Jim has been a featured speaker at many bonsai conventions and clubs and has worked for many bonsai associations. He is past president of Bonsai Clubs International, the first president of Golden State Bonsai Federation, the founding president of the Santa Anita Bonsai Society and currently serves on the American Bonsai Society's board of directors. Always interested in ceramics, Jim has for the past three decades been making bonsai pots. Although known for his shohin and mini-pots, his main interest lies in making large containers modeled after Japanese- and Chinese-style pots.
Bonsai Potters of North America
Brandywine Bonsai Society is an educational organization and as a result, the material in this site may be copied for educational purposes. If large portions are copied, we would appreciate attribution. We welcome links to this site.