Born in 1967 in Beijing, Lu is a renowned Chinese contemporary artist and professor. In 1991, he graduated from Beijing Teachers Training College (renamed Capital Normal University in 1990). In 2003, he received his PhD from the Chinese painting department at the Central Academy of Fine Arts. He teaches at Beijing Institute of Education since his graduation in 1991. Lu has held many solo exhibitions in the past fifteen years at venues across Beijing, Hong Kong, London, Boston, and New York. He has participated in countless group exhibitions, including "Made In China" (Opera Gallery, London, 2007), and "The New Generation" (Goedhuis Gallery, New York, 2005). Lu is represented by 798 Avant Gallery in New York, Mulan Gallery in Singapore, Chinese Contemporary in Beijing, and Red Gate Gallery in Beijing.