Born in Anqing, Anhui Province. In 1942, he enrolled in Art Department of Chongqing Central University and graduated in 1947. Invited by Xu Beihong, he went to Peking Art College. In 1950, he taught in painting department of China Central Academy of Fine Arts. He was the director and the professor of graduates course in China Central Academy of Fine Arts, and the member of Chinese Artists' Associate. His artwork attended the 1st National Art Exhibition in 1949; and awarded silver prize at the 6th and 7th National Art Exhibition in 1984 and in 1989 respectively. His artworks were collected by China National Art Gallery and other art institutions.