A Chinese artist born in Quyang. He is also a poet and collector of ancient inkstones. Besides, he was granted a doctorate degree in literature and a knighthood.
He won the first “Columbia World Painting Contribution Award” (US, 2003), “Hurun Most Successful Chinese Artists Alive Today”（2014）, “Top 10 Artist-and-poets of Chinese Poetry List”(2016, 2017) and so on. In 2018 and 2019, he was honored with HonoraryKnight(France) and Honorary Citizen of Volvicrespectively. His artwork A Remote Place was collected byThe Vatican Museum in 2019.
He held solo exhibitions in many places around the world, and his artworks was collected by decades of important museums and art galleries in China and other countries.He also published a good number ofalbums of artworks, academic monographs and collections of poetry.
Now he lives in Beijing and Tokyo.