Jun Yonezawa / Jun's Light Candles
Candle Designing & Making
Nestled in a small studio in Otaru, Jun creates candles inspired by universal themes attached to nature, culture, history, art and people's lives.
Born in Tokyo, JAPAN
Currently a resident in Otaru, Hokkaido
Studied candle making techniques under Claudia Simes (U.S.A)
Solo exhibitions annually held at Sapporo Daimaru Department Store and Odori Bisse in Sapporo
Candles collaboratively lit at annual "Candle Nights" events, concerts and wedding banquets.
Jun also explores her works to produce exhibition ranges at art museums.
Candles are exclusively designed and handcrafted for the collection of gifts to celebrate the themes of exhibitions by artists of all time.
2008 Candle "Memories of Toya" exclusively designed for the host hotel (the Windsor Hotel Resort & Spa) of 34th G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit.
2009 Kunst in Wien um 19. Jahrhundert Meisterwerke aus dem Wein Museum (Sapporo Art Museum)
2011 The Palace of Heaven on Earth: Works from the Palace Museum in Beijing
Exhibition Commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the Normalization of Diplomatic Relations between Japan and China (Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art)
2013 100th Anniversary of his Birth, Sato Churyo Sculptor (Sapporo Art Museum)
2013 100th Anniversary of his Birth, Robert Doisneau (Sapporo Art Museum)
2014 Alphonse Mucha: An Insight into the Artist (Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art)
2015 Korean and Japanese Modern Artists in the Korean Peninsula, 1890s-1960s
Exhibition Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Normalization of Diplomatic Relations between Japan and South Korea (Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art)
2016 Ikuo Hirayama The Great Silk Road and Hokkaido (Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art)
*The collection currently sold at the HIRAYAMA IKUO SILK ROAD MUSEUM