Shahriar Mahmud was born and raised in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Throughout his youth the fantastic array of tortured and stunted trees surrounding his home created a deep appreciation and fascination with nature and the resilient nature of plants. He already had the intention of pursuing bonsai professionally and apprenticing in Bangladesh.
Shahriar’s all experiences have allowed him to grow and develop as a bonsai professional. His objective and interest to continue to help promote the art of bonsai throughout Bangladesh, and more importantly to raise the level and knowledge of bonsai to all people.
He styles client trees, lectures, puts on demonstrations, holds workshops, and finds show-quality bonsai for clients.
His personal collection of 50 or so trees contains 25 different species. He is continually searching for new and interesting stock.