Jun Morooka

Jun Morooka

Knowledge of Kinstugi from 5 masters

Jun Morooka, pottery teacher
4.9 (13)
CLASSES

PROFILE

Jun
Jun moved from Tokyo, Japan to Sydney, Australia in the mid 80', but it was much later until he fell in love with the art of Kinstugi in the mid 2010's where he returned to Japan to pursue more knowledge in the art of Kinstugi.

Since 2015 he has learnt the art from five different masters of the art in Japan. He has now come back to Sydney Australia to teach everyone of all ages wishing to learn and develop their skills in Kinstugi.

He founded Kintsugi Australia in 2018 to spread the knowledge and beauty of kintsugi to Aussies and the world.

Jun is a lecturer at the Sydney Community College Kintsugi class.

Jun was featured on ABC NEWS
Kintsugi teaches that broken is still beautiful — and it can transform how we see ourselves

HTTPS://WWW.ABC.NET.AU/NEWS/2018-12-30/KINTSUGI-JAPANESE-ART-FORM-BROKEN-BUT-BEAUTIFUL/10590582

Our Teachers

Hitomi
She is Jun ‘s wife.she learned Kintsugi from Jun.
She has a Kintsugi Accessory Class .

Kimie
She is the first Jun’s student.
She learned Kintsugi from 2017 in a Jun’s class. Her knowledge and technique are splendid now. Her Kintsugi is delicate very beautifully. The teaching is popular with students.

Akiko
The careers of the ceramic art are more than ten years.
She learned Kintsugi from Jun.
Her teaching is very kind.



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REVIEWS

(13)


5

• Jul 2019


Absolutely wonderful. Jun was so caring and explained everything clearly. All was well prepared to maximise time and his notes are really clear. I thoroughly enjoyed my afternoon
Thank you!
5

• Jul 2019


Jun is an excellent teacher. We had lots of fun! Highly recommended this course! fun!
5

• Jul 2019


This personlised workshop was excellent. Jun provided clear instruction and everything needed to create my first kintsugi. Highly recommended.
5

• Jul 2019


Having always been fascinated by the philosophy of Kintsugi that something broken can be reassembled "to be even more beautiful” we made a trip to Sydney and enrolled in a 2day intensive course with Jun.
We had a fabulous couple of days - we were greeted with a warm welcome and our Kintsugi materials were well organised and waiting for us on our desk so we could get to work. Jun explained the techniques clearly and thoroughly and provided written instructions as well. He was alongside us whilst we worked giving us encouragement and tips along the way. We now feel equipped and confident to practice these techniques at home and are so glad we came and did the course. Both of us returned to Melbourne feeling refreshed and relaxed
Thankyou to Hitomi for her warm hospitality- we loved the Japanese tea and biscuits and laughing and chatting with you both throughout the course. If you love Kintsugi- we can not recommend this course more highly.
5

• Jul 2019


Bought this course as a gift and the recipient loved the experience... she said it was very interesting and relaxing
4

• Jun 2019


Great workshop, we learnt about both the practical and the philosophical parts of Kintsugi. Jun was a fantastic teacher!
5

• Jun 2019


Jun was a fantastic teacher and lovely leader for our small class. Class sizes are small, so you get personalised attention. The workshop was lovely and the little break for tea and snacks was unexpected and nice to sit back while things dried. Very relaxing and informational. I think I'll go back for the traditional class next!
5

• Jun 2019


Great class! The teacher is so friendly and well organized. Perfect little touches to make me feel like I was the only student. Thanks heaps!
5

• Jun 2019


Learning modern kintsugi from Jun was a wonderful way to spend an afternoon. It is a hands on experience and I am excited to apply the skills learnt at home.
5

• May 2019


Fabulous workshop! One-on-one attention, came away with a beautiful plate and some supplies for future work. Definitely recommend!
5

• May 2019


I loved my Kintsugi workshop with Jun today. It was a nice introduction to the history of Kintsugi as well repairing a broken piece of pottery. Jun also runs a three day course which I hope to attend. It’s very relaxing and Jun is a lovely teacher. I would highly recommend
5

• Apr 2019


Wonderful class. Jun was a fabulous teacher and we thoroughly enjoyed the day.
Came away with a lovely memento of our class.
5

• Apr 2019


An enjoyable and fantastic experience! I would definitely recommend this to all my friends. Jun (the teacher) is very kind and friendly, leading you through the history, philosophy of Kintsugi with detailed and patient instructions for your hand-on experience. After 2 hours of workshop with chatting and laughing, you will have your own beautiful Kintsugi ceramics, a piece of art that you can display or use. And after the beginner workshop, now I feel like I can repair my family and my friends’ broken ceramics. I certainly enjoyed the entire experience, including the lovely tea break and Japanese cookies!


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