Wang Changkai 王昌楷
Male, born in 1940 from a literary family in Zhengding, Hebei Province. Wang developed his ardent love for art since his early childhood. In 1957 he was admitted to the preparatory class of Beijing Art Academy and furthered his study as an undergraduate in 1960.
He is best known for his role as a favourite disciple of Wu Guanzhong. Since his graduation in 1963, he had engaged in the career of art education for 15 years. In 1978, he was transferred to the Literary Unit of the National Workers’ Union to take charge of the stage design. It provided a great opportunity for him to travel all over the magnificent country with the performance troupes, which laid a profound foundation for his future landscape painting creation.