Li Baoquan was born in Shenyang, Liaoning Province in 1958. He graduated from the Printing Department of Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts in 1981 and remained in the school for teaching. Now he is the vice-president and professor of Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts, the vice-director of Printing Art Committee of China Artists Association, and vice-chairman of Liaoning Artists Association. He enjoys the special contribution allowance of the State Council.
His works have participated in a series of important exhibitions at home and abroad for many times. Among them, Woodcut Notes and Taihang Family participated in the 6th and 7th National Art Exhibitions, Copper Print Years won the award for excellent works at the 8th National Art Exhibition, Heat Wave participated in the 10th National Print Works Exhibition, Shed participated in the 11th National Print Works Exhibition, Gone with the Wind participated. The 13th National Print Works Exhibition and the Return of Hong Kong to the National Art Exhibition, the State of Existence, the 17th National Print Works Exhibition, the 5th National Print Works Exhibition and the 5th National Print Exhibition, the Tea Horse Road, the 18th National Print Works Exhibition, some of the works are collected by domestic and foreign art galleries and museums.