Prof. Zheng Hong is regarded as one of the pioneers of contemporary Chinese paintings. He has been actively committed to innovative, contemporary art based on inheritance of traditional Chinese paintings and philosophy for more than 30 years. The well-known Chinese critic and Professor Meilan Sun from Art history Department, Central Academy of Fine Arts, believes that ”Hong Zheng’s sense of innovation and composition were developed simultaneously, which helped him formed a unique artistic appearance: calm, detached, integrity oriented, full of vitality.”
Zheng Hong studied in Fine Art major in the Central Academy of Arts and Crafts from 1981 thru 1985. Currently he works as a full-time professor at Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University. He is a member of the China Artists Association (CAA), vice chairman of the Fine Arts Professional Committee (CCCAA), and member of the Arts Committee of Li Keran Art Foundation.