Born in 1933, China, Jin Gao entered Beijing Art Technological Academy in 1948, and graduated from China Art Academy in 1952, and then she found a job in Inner Mongolia. From 1979 to 1988, she served as vice president of Inner Mongolia Artists Association. In 1982, she took a position in the art department of Inner Mongolia Normal University. Since 1983, she traveled to America. Rewarded prizes include: The Excellent Works Award of the 6th National Art Exhibition, 1984; The Excellent Award of National 1st Minority Art Exhibition, 1982. Her works are collected as permanent collections in China Art Museum, China National Museum, and Inner Mongolia Museum.