Place and date of birth __Copenhagen, Denmark, June 29, 1963
Lives in_________________Freltofte, Denmark.
Wive___________________Ann-Lisbeth (artist painter)
Occupation_______________Photographer for television.
Become involve bonsai_______In 1993. I joined the Danish Bonsai Society, but it was in my younger days I discovered bonsai, because a teacher at the gardeners school showed how he made bonsai. But is was only later I started my self after seeing a local bonsai exhibition in 1993.
Figure influencing__________None especially, but I have always admired the Japanese Tomio Yamada at Seikou-en in Omiya, Japan, whom I have visited twice. Secondly I have had guidance by Japanese shohin-bonsai expert Tomohiro Masumi at Koju-en in Kyoto, Japan.
Expertise in _______________Shohin bonsai is my main expertise, but I also have special interest in displaying bonsai and have studied this a lot.
Organisation ______________I am an active member of the Danish Bonsai Society were I also am webmaster. Further I am involved equally with two friends in Fuchi Bonsai www.fuchi-bonsai.com arranging education, exhibitions, workshops and masterclasses in bonsai.
Bonsai garden_____________My garden and bonsai educational centre is named Albek Bonsai Studio, and is located at an old farmhouse. The bonsai and Japanese garden is 215 square meters framed by buildings. I have around 65 bonsai and a number of accents at this area. Species are European Yew, Japanese maples, Pines, Junipers, Crapabble and many others.
Award winning ______  Bonsai Best in show (juniper) Danish Bonsai Exhibition ….  Shohin Bonsai runners-up prize Danish Bonsai Society exhibition…. Best display Danish Bonsai Society 30th anniversary exhibition…. Shohin first prize Danish Bonsai Society 29th exhibition…. 1. Art of Bonsai Awards, Winner of the AoB Shohin-bonsai category, 2. Mame-bonsai European Bonsai Association Certificate of Merit Danish Bonsai Society 28th exhibition, 3. Shohin runners up prize. Danish Bonsai Society 28th exhibition…. 1. Mame-bonsai – European Bonsai Association Certificate of Merit. Danish Bonsai Society 27th exhibition, 2. Shohin first prize Danish Bonsai Society 27th exhibition…. Runners up Shohin prize Danish Bonsai Society 26th exhibition. Japanese maple…. 1. Winner of the Bonsai Today / Art of Bonsai contest (Companion Plantings Category – Asplenium tricomanes – Maidenhair), 2. Runners up Bonsai. Danish Bonsai Society 25th jubillee exhibition – Cotoneaster microphylla…. Special award for Shohin-Bonsai Display Danish Bonsai Association Exhibition 2004. Display set up in companionship with Johnny Eslykke and Torben Pedersen…. “Keyaki Master 2003“. Winner of the special competition between the first 10 winners of the New talent Contest in Denmark. The event took place in Copenhagen, Denmark, in September…. “EBA New Talent Contest“. Representing Denmark, in the European Bonsai Association final NTC in Trevarez, France….. Winner of the Danish New Talent Contest. Danish Bonsai Society.