Liu Baochun, born in Rongcheng City, Shandong Province in 1932, is currently the member and researcher of the Academy of Chinese National Painting, the honorary chairman of Shandong Artistic Association, the honorary chairman of Shandong Artistic Association, the honorary Dean of Shandong Painting Academy, the first-class artist, the visiting professor of Houston University and the visiting professor of Pasadena Art Research Center in the United States. He has successively served as the Academic Committee of the Academy of Chinese Painting Research, the Director of the Chinese Art Association, the Standing Committee of the Shandong CPPCC, the President of the Shandong Painting Academy, and the Vice-Chairman of the Shandong Literary Federation.
Since the 1950s, Liu Baochun has made strenuous efforts and made remarkable achievements in expressing real mountains and rivers, taking nature as his teacher, and painting on the three mountains, five mountains and the Yangtze and Yellow rivers on the basis of learning from his predecessors. He always adheres to the idea of inheriting tradition in order to develop and deepen life. His works actively reflect the relationship between the times and life. He is an important representative of the continuing development of Chinese new landscape painting since the 1950s and is known as an artist of both virtue and art. More than 100 Chinese paintings were created for the Great Hall of the People, Zhongnanhai, Tiananmen, Chairman Mao Memorial Hall and Chinese Embassies abroad. When Comrade Deng Xiaoping visited Japan in 1978, he presented Sumitomo Group with his work "Long Mountain, High Water". The work "Garden Pass of the Yellow River" participated in the 100-year exhibition of Chinese painting, and was selected into the 100-year Collection of Chinese Paintings. People's Fine Arts Publishing House publishes "Collection of Paintings of Chinese Modern and Modern Masters - Liu Baochun" and "Selection of Chinese Modern and Modern Masters - Liu Baochun". Shandong Fine Arts Publishing House publishes three cooperative sketch albums, Yellow River, Haihe and Huaihe, Liu Baochun's Visit to Japan and Liu Baochun's Taiwanese sketch album. Tianjin Yangliuqing Publishing House publishes a collection of paintings by Liu Baochun, a gallery of contemporary artists. The Macao Cultural Bureau publishes Liu Baochun's Paintings. The Chinese Artists Association compiled the album Liu Baochun, a series of famous artists in the 100-year Chinese Painting Exhibition. Liu Baochun's Collection of Poems was published by China Book Company. People's Daily, CCTV, Japan's NHK TV, the United States, Taiwan, Macao and other media reports on Liu Baochun's artistic achievements. Many exhibitions have been held in the Chinese Art Museum and in the United States, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, Korea, Macao, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Houston City of the United States confers honorary citizenship and goodwill ambassadorial certificates, Texas State Council presents state flags, and Dickens City designates January 27, 1994 as "Liu Bao Junri" with certificates and "City Key". The Shandong Provincial Government has made outstanding contributions to the cultural and artistic work since the founding of the People's Republic of China, and has given a special circular award. Provincial top-notch professional and technical personnel were awarded twice. Enjoy special allowances from the Government of the State Council. He won the first Taishan Art Award of Shandong Province (Art category) Lifetime Achievement Award and the first Taishan Literature and Art Award of Shandong Province - Art Outstanding Contribution Award issued by Shandong Provincial Government.