Jin Shangyi, born in 1934, Jiaozuoren, Henan Province. Graduated from the Department of Painting, Central Academy of Fine Arts in 1953. He graduated from the Maksimov Oil Painting Training Course in 1957 and remained in school to teach sketch in the Print Department. He was transferred to the First Studio of the Oil Painting Department in 1962. Former President of the Central Academy of Fine Arts. He is now the supervisor, professor, chairman of the Chinese Academy of Fine Arts, vice-chairman of the Chinese Federation of Arts, Standing Committee of the CPPCC National Committee, the 10th honorary member of the Chinese Federation of Literature and Arts, the honorary doctor of Macao University of Science and Technology, and the 9th honorary chairman of the Chinese Association of Fine Arts.