Xiao Feng is a very famous artist in China. Born in 1932 in Jiangdu, when he was only eleven years old joins an itinerant company of the young revolutionary group in the Eastern area of free China by making pictures of anti-fascist propaganda. In 1954 he was sent in the exURSS to study oil painting and after graduating he came back in China in 1960, starting to teach at the Zhejiang Academy. In 1973 he moved the Painting Oil and Plastic Art Department to Shanghai Academy. He realized with his wife Song Ren, artist as well, a lot of oil paintings whose favourite subjects are revolution and history.
In fact some of his works have been published in school books and in the most important museums of China. Xiao Feng is Vice-President of the Association of Chinese artists and of President of China Fine Art School. Currently he is founding director of the weekly magazine of art China Art Weekly.