Kusamono Reception July 2007
On the evening of July 12 the National Bonsai Foundation hosted a reception for the opening of the Kusamono Display exhibit. These are some photos of guests at this happy event.
Left to right: Sun Hee Lee, friend of Kusamono artist Young Choe: Jung Hee Lee and her husband, Byung Chul Choi, Bonsai Specialist and Professor at Kun-kuk University, Seoul, Korea; Young Choe; Myung Sook Kim, Vice-President of Korean American Artist Association; and her husband, Tai Pyung Kim.
Young Choe with NBF Board member, Jack Cardon and his wife Edyth
U.S. National Arboretum Director, Tom Elias with Young Choe and Ron Lang
NBF President, Felix Laughlin, talking with Young Choe
Dr. Robert Griesbach, Research Geneticist with the Agricultural Research Service
NBF Executive Director, Johann Klodzen; Young Choe; Curator, Jim Hughes; and Assistant Curator, Kathleen Emerson-Dell
Assistant Curator, Kathleen Emerson-Dell, and Young Choe welcoming guests
Friends of the National Arboretum, Executive Director, Kathy Horan and NBF Board Member, Janet Lanman
Guests admiring the bonsai!