Born Mar. 3, 1904, in Taegu, in the province of Kyongsang Pukto. Korean painter and art scholar (People’s Democratic Republic of Korea).
In 1931, Kim Yong-jun graduated from an art school in Pyongyang. His works, executed in india ink and watercolor, combine a graphic quality with a subtle color scheme. Kim Yong-jun’s works include Magnolias and Laurels (two scrolls, 1955), Singyechon Shoal (1957), and Early Autumn (1958), which are all in the State Central Fine Arts Museum in Pyongyang. The painting Dance (1957; gold medal winner at a festival of youth and students in Moscow) is in the Museum of Art of the Eastern Peoples in Moscow.