Ren Rong was born in 1960 in Nanjing, capital city of China's Jiangsu Province. He had been learning in Fine Arts Department of Nanjing Art Institute from 1982 to 1986, and he stayed in German Munster and Düsseldorf National Academy of Art from 1989 to 1992. He furthered his education by joining Fritz Schwegler, a German art professor's master class in 1992, and obtained Master's degree. He was granted art scholarship by Germany's Schleswig-Holstein Ministry of Culture in 1993 and was awarded Welberg City Art Prize in 1994. The next year He established Ren Rong Modern Art Studio in Songzhuang, Beijing. In 1996 he was entrusted by German Bonn Modern Art Gallery for the planning of an exhibition tour themed as "China!–Modern Uygure". He was appointed as Guest Professor of Hamburg Academy of Plastic Arts in 2000 and he established Ren Rong Modern Art Studio in Bonn, Germany in 2007. Now he lives in Bonn and Beijing.