Wang Yi Guang was born in Yimeng Mountain area of Shandong, China. He is the younger brother of another notable painter, Wang Yidong (王沂東). He graduated from the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing in 1990. He participated in various national and international exhibitions and art fairs in Beijing, Guangzhou, Tokyo and Hong Kong. Wang Yi Guang works as a creative designer for the China Railway Construction Corporation.
In 2002 when working on the Qinghai-Tibet highspeed railway, the painter was struck by the “humble beauty” of the Tibet, which inspired him to create a Tibetan series of paintings, which were exhibited in 2004 at a solo exhibition “Retrospective of Tibet – The Spirit and Movement” held at Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong.
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