Jing Shijian was born in Liaoning, China, in 1960. He graduated from the Oil Painting Department of the China Academy of Art in 1988, where he later become associate professor. He is currently the Director of the Multidimensional Expression Painting Studio of the Oil Painting Department of the China Academy of Art, and he earned a doctorate in theory and practice of painting. Among other awards, Jing Shijian won: The National Art Exhibition Excellence Award, the China Oil Painting Annual Exhibition Excellent Work Award, the Hong Kong Return Art Exhibition Gold Award and the Macau Return Art Exhibition Silver Award.
1989, 1994 and 1999 National Art Exhibitions of China
2006 "Art Geography-Jing Shijian Solo Exhibition" (National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China); "Walking the Rivers and Lakes-Jing Shijian Solo Exhibition" (Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China).
2008 7th Shanghai Biennale (Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China); "New Chinese Video-Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition from the Collection of Shanghai Art Museum" (La Spezia Center for Modern and Contemporary Art, Italy); "The Power of Academy" (China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China); Participated in "Living Chinese Garden: From Fantasy to Reality" (Dresden, Germany).
2009 "Seven Chinese Expressionist Painters Exhibition" (National Art Museum of China); "Community-798 Biennale" (Beijing 798 Art Center); "Narrative China-Chengdu Biennale" (Chengdu International Convention and Exhibition Center, Chengdu, Sichuan).
2010 "Reshaping History" Chinese New Art from 2000 to 2009 (Beijing National Convention Center).
2012 Contemporary Chinese Oil Painting Biennale (National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China); "Invisible Form" Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition (Karl Shuter Art Center, Lenz Budersdorf, Germany, Monasteries Art Museum, Beijing, China); "Recalling Jiangnan" Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition (Shanghai, China); Chinese Oil Painting Art Exhibition (Beijing Culture and Art Foundation, Beijing Guozijian Oil Painting Art Museum, Beijing, China).
2013 Portrait of the Times - 30 Years of Contemporary Art, Shanghai Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China.
2014 "Exploration in the New Century" group exhibition, Beijing Dadu Art Museum; "Invisible Form" International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Beijing Museum of Contemporary Art, Beijing; "The Second Exhibition of Oil Paintings from the Collection of Dadu Art Museum Art Museum", Beijing Dadu Art Museum; "Key Links" International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Beijing Museum of Contemporary Art; "The Name of Nature-Invitational Exhibition of Landscape Painting and Landscape Painting" at the Art Museum of Nanjing University of the Arts.
2015 "Twelve Levels" Mingya Collection Poetry and Painting Art Invitation Exhibition, Shanghai Mingyuan Culture and Art Center; "What shall we do without flowers?", Shanghai Dahan North Bund Art Center; "Flashback Art History Another Guidance of Chinese Contemporary Art" group exhibition, Beijing Yili Art Museum.
2016 January, Xiamen Station, China Children's Art Museum; "Sense and Emotion", Zhangjiang Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai; Participated in the national theme creation to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Red Army’s Long March.
2017 "Vientiane" , Hangzhou Xiangshan International Art District; "Open Sky" group exhibition, Hangzhou Renke Art Center; "1/2 Jing Shijian Solo Exhibition", Hangzhou Renke Art Center.