Liu Dawei, born in 1945, was born in Zhucheng, Shandong Province. He graduated from the Department of Fine Arts of Inner Mongolia Normal University in 1968. Graduated from Graduate School of Chinese Painting, Central Academy of Fine Arts in 1980. He is currently a professor and director of the Art Department of the PLA Academy of Art, Vice-Chairman of the Chinese Federation of Arts, Chairman of the Chinese Artists Association, Chairman of the International Association of Plastic Artists under UNESCO, and member of the CPPCC National Committee. The 10th Honorary Member of the Chinese Federation of Literature and Art Circles.