Born in Harbin, Heilongjiang Provincial, Wei enrolled to oil painting department, Lu Xun Fine Arts Institute in 1977, after he graduated he stayed to teach. In 1985 he pursuits his master degree in the same school, and he has been teaching since then. He now is the headmaster / professor in Lu Xun Fine Arts Institute, the vice president of Liaoning Province Artists' Association, the Executive Board Member of China Oil Painting Association. His works had participated several important national and international exhibitions; he won bronze award in the 6th National Art Exhibition, gold award in the 7th National Art Exhibition, Oil Painting award in the 8th National Art Exhibition, grand prize in the 1st China Oil Painting Exhibition, the "Youth Award" from Wu Zuoren International Foundation of Fine Arts. In 1993, he received an award of achievements, and received benefits from the nation. His oil paintings "My Winter", "Propitious Mongolia" are collected by National Art Museum of China. His works had been exhibited in Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, United States and Europe.