Liao Jingwen was 6 years old when the family moved to Changsha, has read in the Changsha eleven primary school, Zhou Nan School, then participated in the Anti Japanese cultural activities.
1939 admitted to China Central Academy of Fine Arts. Former China Central Academy of Fine Arts librarian.
1940 to Chongqing, assistant to Dean office.
In 1943, she enrolled in the Department of chemistry, Chengdu Jinling Women's University with honors.
Married to Xu Beihong in 1945 to help Xu Beihong work and take care of his life. Until 1953, Xu Beihong sudden stroke death.
From 1953 to 1956, in order to write a biography of Xu Beihong, she again entered the University, Department of Peking University to Chinese transfer learning.
In 1956, she went to school by the winter of Xu Beihong's hometown of Jiangsu in Yixing to visit her, sweep the grave, met with many relatives and friends, collect many data about Xu Beihong's life, also visited the Yixing county and many villages and towns.
In 1957, she finished college, Xu Beihong served as curator of the memorial hall, research librarian, Xu Beihong studio director. And applied to China Central Academy of Fine Arts to teach Chinese literature history.
In the work continue to collect information about Xu Beihong, for the preparation of the biography of literature and prepare the draft, and wrote the first draft of the literature, and write the first draft of the manuscript, and write the first draft of the literature, and write the first draft of the biography of Xu Beihong. "Wen
Leather "several times she was Chaogu, years of data collected in almost all destroyed, Xu Beihong's tombstone was smashed, which has brought great suffering to her.
On 1973, Premier Zhou Enlai to visit her, and personally wrote a letter relating to restore the Xu Beihong memorial to negotiate with her.
In October 1976, to repair, rebuild the memorial moment in Xu Beihong's tombstone she penned re written biography of Xu Beihong, finally in 1982.
In 1992, Liao Jingwen returned to his hometown in Hunan province Changsha gold well inspection, made a contribution to the building of the home, for the same period Changsha city Liuyang City Harbor Township to town agency agency, followed by a local high school eighth middle school of Liuyang city title and presented antithetical couplet inscription: "universe book, Li wide day." Inspired children study hard, determined to change the home, make a contribution for the country construction.
Seventh CPPCC National Committee, the Standing Committee of the eighth cppcc.
June 16, 2015 at 7 in the evening, Liao Jingwen in Beijing home Enron died at the age of 92.
This is a woman born for Xu Beihong, who lives for Xu Beihong. Her life was branded with Xu Beihong. But Liao Jingwen did not bind himself to "little love". Can the "small love" into "national culture of great love", this is her forte. (evaluation of the people's network)
Next summer, can be dyed, Shi Lu, Beihong home three wife died, Chinese art career by loss. His wife to his generation especially love, so I never forget. (art critic Liu Xilin)
The work of Mr. Liao Jingwen's active support for the construction of the Expo, Bossi hall "giant relief support great determination and courage" and put forward valuable suggestions. (National Museum deputy curator Chen Lvsheng)
She has been very concerned about the development of the school, the school to teach students' Mr. Xu Beihong used as subtle, caused the majority of the Central Academy of fine arts "as the school motto, she was very happy and pleased. (China Central Academy of Fine Arts party secretary Gao Hong)
Mr. Liao Jingwen is very concerned about Chinese art. She has an amazing real memory of Beihong, in addition to a book written in every interview and attending lectures, she is affectionate, Weiweidaolai, to carry forward the spirit of art Xu Beihong spare no effort, has made special contribution to this important chapter from Xu Beihong and the twentieth Century China art. Her gracious appearance and full of cultural concern people always remember. (Dean Fan Dian, China Central Academy of Fine Arts)
Mr. Liao Jingwen is amazing, we miss Mr. Liu with heavy spirit, inherit the cause of Mr. Liao and Mr. Xu, promote the prosperity and development of our Chinese art cause. (Chinese chairman of the United States, Chinese Federation vice president Jin Shangyi)
The spirit of art and education thought Mr. Liao Jingwen has unremittingly spread Xu Beihong, regardless of age has always insisted in the line of work, for the country to stick with Xu Beihong's artistic wealth, has made an indelible contribution to the arts Chinese. She is always my dear wife. (painter, art educator Hou Yimin)
Mr Liu is a very kind person, elegant, noble, and she met a few, mostly in the winter, she always wore a warm red beret, a meal is not abstract. This hat wears the spirit, vigor, but it is a worn out a lot of holes in the old hat - China Central Academy of Fine Arts College of modeling, oil painting department director Road
Xu Beihong died, in order to thank the party and the country's concern for Xu Beihong,
Liao Jingwen Xu Beihong will leave more than 1200 paintings, and Xu Beihong collection of Tang, song, yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties and modern famous painting more than 1000 pieces, books, pictures, Beituo, art materials million pieces donated to the national Ministry of culture, and donated a set of Beijing apartment so the establishment of Xu Beihong Memorial hall.