Wang Zhijie, a native of Jingde, Anhui Province, was born in Beijing. He graduated from the Fine Arts Department of Shanghai Yu Cai College in 1953, and graduated as the first graduate student in 1955 to stay as a teacher. His works were showed in the Seven Nations of Europe and Soviet Russia. He also attended the National Fine Arts Exhibition and received an award. In 1980 he transferred to Shanghai Painting Institute and Studio of Oil Painting and Sculpture. In 1983, he took charge of building the Art Department of East China Normal University and serviced as the department head. In 1990 he was assigned by Ministry of Culture to visit Paris, France, later he lived there and entered the Academy of Fine Arts. His works are oil painting "Quicksand River in the Front of Saimosaimu Thousand Buddha Caves" (received the Silver Medal of National Fine Arts Exhibition and collected by National Art Museum of China), the acrylic painting "Father of Iceberg- Muztagata ", "Dried Up River Under the Muztagata", "Under the Gaochang City", "Beauty in the Front of the Holy Sepulchre" and so on.