Born in Chengdu, Sichuan region in 1959, lives and works in Beijing. The artist graduated from oil painting department of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute. He had studied in Florida State University since 1985 until 1988, and obtained Art Master's degree. His main exhibitions as below: 2005, Chengdu Biennale at Chengdu Museum of Modern Art. Chengdu, China. 2005, Michael Berger Gallery, "New Paintings by Yang Qian". Pittsburg, USA. China Contemporary Painting", Bologna, Italy. 2003, "Ping Yao International Photography Art Festival", Ping Yao, 1994, Suffolk Community College, "Qian Yang Paintings & Drawings", Selden, NY.