As an internationally recognized Bonsai artist, Michael Persiano's Bonsai creations represent a balancing of the traditional and contemporary in Bonsai design. Michael has internationally published more than 50 articles, headlined in France and Australia, and is frequently consulted for maintenance strategy for some of the top collections in the US and abroad. His co-authored book, The Masters' Series of Pines, remains a top seller. He is a frequent contributor to Bonsai Focus magazine. He also gives demonstrations and workshops in the US.

Michael Persiano(Info copyright; Michael Persiano's website)


Quick facts

Appeared at these events: various events all around the world

Appeared in these magazines: various magazines including Bonsai Focus

Awards: In 2009, Michael Persiano was the only competing American artist to place in the top ten in the So-Saku Bonsai Awards judged by Kunio Kobayashi. His Korean Hornbeam placed 4th and his Kingsville Boxwood placed 6th.

Books: "The Masters' Series for Pines" (co-author)



Some of Michael Persiano's Bonsai trees

Buxus Bonsai

Buxus (Kingsville Boxwood)


Michael Persiano Bonsai







Contact information

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Email: iasnob(at)