Born in Shanghai. Wang Xiangming graduated from the Fine Art Department of Shanghai Normal University in 1982 and is currently a professor there. He is a member of the Chinese National Artists' Association, the Shanghai Young Artists' Association and the Shanghai Oil and Sculpture Academy. His work "Longing for Peace" won a Gold prize at the China Youth Painting Exhibition and "Space is Getting Smaller" was awarded a Silver medal at the 7th National Fine Art Exhibition. His work is found in the public collections of the China National Art Gallery (Beijing), Shanghai Art Museum and Fukuoka Art Museum and private collections in Germany, Japan, USA, Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan.