Born in Tianjin. Graduated from Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts in 1980， and later remained as a member of the faculty. He was interested in painting since he was a child. He is famous for his meticulous detail style figure painting. His works have won many awards including Second Prize in“2nd National Young Artists Exhibition” in 1980， First Prize in “3rd Tianjin Young Artists Exhibition” in 1983； Grand Prize at both the “First Contemporary Gongbi Study Group Exhibition” and the “Chinese and Japanese Painting Exhibition” in 1988； Silver Medal at the prestigious “7th National Fine Arts Exhibition” in 1989； First Class Prize in the 1991 “Second Contemporary Gongbi Study Group Exhibition ”； and Silver Prize at the“First National Chinese Figure Painting Exhibition”， as well as“Most Popular Award” in National Fine Arts Exhibition in 2003. He has participated in significant exhibitions such as “Fine Arts Critics Choice Exhibition” in 1993. Besides he also held solo exhibitions in Macau and Guangzhou in 1994， as well as in Hong Kong five years later. In addition， he took part in exhibitions in France and other European countries in 2000. One year after， he participated in two exhibitions in Brazil. Besides， he also presented numerous solo exhibitions within China. He is currently on the committee of the Chinese Artists' Association， Vice-Chair of the Contemporary Gongbi Painting Society and Graduate Studies professor at the Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts.