Born in 1970, Taichung, Taiwan. He was once an owner of 9 restaurants, and at the age of 30, decided to live his life as an artist when he was nominated as the artist of "Stock 20 in Taichung Railway Station" (2002). His work is inspired by his surroundings and life experiences. The artist uses a lot of bright primary colors. His works are bold and lively, which clearly represent the local Taiwanese culture. Hung Yi's major solo exhibitions include the "Art in Taiwan, Interesting Taiwan" (2004, Taipei), "Life in the World" (2002, Taipei), and "Meet Hung Yi" (2008, Taipei). Besides works shown in exhibitions, his works can also be seen in many public art locations.