Juergen Zaar was born March 27, 1967 in Juelich, Germany and ows and runs the "Kirei na en bonsai studio" in Cochem. He discovered his enthusiasm for Bonsai 1989. His special favourites are the conifers.
1997 he was the winner of the "New Talent Contest". Lateron he also joined the EBA contest.
2002 and 2006 he was a demonstrator at the European Bonsai Assoziation (EBA).
2005 at the yearly exhibition in Arco, Italy, his spruce (designed 2002 in Staffelstein) won one of the popular UBI awards - that was the first awarded German tree in Italy.
2007 he got got the "Lituan Honorary Award" for his engagement in forwarding the Asian bonsai culture.
In his demonstrations, workshops, and also by publishing special articles not only in Germany but also in Australia, the USA, Czech Republic, Poland, Italy, Switzerland, Danmark, Belgium, UK, Netherlands, Slowakia, and Lithuania he got an excellent reputation making his way to a technical extremely high quality level.