Mauro Stemberger was born 1978 in Feltre , Italy, and works as Architect and Bonsai artist.

At the age of 14 was fascinated about Bonsai Art and started his passion with the local Bonsai club Feltre. During period from 1994-2001 he had the change to join workshops with important European bonsai masters like , Hotsumi Terakawa , Marc Noelander , Horst Crekler , Edoardo Rossi , Salvatore Liporace and much more.

In 2002 during a meeting in Arco hi has the change to meet Alfiero Suardi and Enrico Savini thanks to them he could improve his technique and in the main time studied architecture at IUAV university in Venice.

In 2005 founded the Italian Bonsai Dream workshop place with a group of enthusiast to work and enjoy bonsai art 360°.

In 2006 graduated as Architect and start working in his own town.

From 2007 he’s writing articles for the most important bonsai magazines like Bonsai Focus , UBI bonsai and BCI bonsai & stone appreciation magazine.

From 2008 he’s recognized BCI bonsai instructor.

From 2008 to 2010 was President of UBI ( Italian Bonsai association ) and director of UBI bonsai magazine .

Currently and for the last four years he’s doing demonstrations and workshops for bonsai clubs and Associations ( Mexico-USA-Belgium-Germany-Holland-Italy-Croatia-England-Austria-France-Portugal-Czek Republic-Lithuania )




UBI mention of merit in Arco with a Juniperus Procumbens

Award Certificate of International Winner of World Bonsai Photo contest

“Bonsai no Kokoro” WBFF

Best 10 Entry Winner of Ismail Saleh Award ABFF


UBI mentions of merit in Alberobello with a Taxsus and a Ligustrum

UBI important self bonsai speaces with a Ligustrum

Award Certificate of International Winner of World Bonsai Photo contest

“Bonsai no Kokoro” WBFF


UBI price in Fermo with a Larch

Nominated tree at Gingko award with a Quercus Suber


Judge at UBI in Arco


UBI price in Salerno with a Scots Pine

Nominated tree at Noelander Trophy with a Taxsus

9° Award Certrè international 4th  place with a Taxsus


UBI price in San Marino with a Juniperus Itoigawa

Nominated tree at Noelander Trophy with a Juniperus Itoigawa

10° Award Certrè international 2th and 5th  places with a Juniperus Itoigawa and a Scots Pine

BCI Photo Competition 2d place with a Juniperus Itoigawa


UBI mention of merit in Sanremo with a Mugo Pine

Nominated tree at Noelander Trophy with a Scots Pine

11° Award Certrè international 3th and 4th  places with a Scots Pine and a Mugo Pine

BCI Bonsai Photo Competition Winner with a Scots Pine

BCI Suiseki Photo Competition 2d place

Walter Pal, Summer 2009, Demo Mauro Stemberger