Born in Chengdu of Sichuan, Xiong Yu graduated from the attached middle school of Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts in 1995, and rose up into the oil painting department of Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts. In 1999, he graduated from the oil painting department of Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts to admit as the plastic arts of Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts to be professional graduate student of oil painting in the same year. In 2002, he captured the Sichuan Art Academy oil painting fastens Master's academic degree and began to teach to the artistic academy of Sichuan University. Xiong is a new talent of Chinese oil painting from "Sichuan School of Painting", who is after Luo Zhongli, He Duo-Ling and Zhang Xiaogang. His work participated and awarded in "Youth Art Exhibition of Sichuan Province" in Chengdu. In 2004, his works got Bronze Prize in "Mood of the Youth-Exhibition of Reworded Paintings of Chinese Newly Emerging Artists" in Shenzhen.