Born in Hualian, Taiwan. Yang was graduated from the Art department of National Formal University of Taipei in 1971 and from the Oil Painting Research Department of Osaka University of Art in 1981. Yang's painting was ever prized at different art shows such as Sino-Japanese Exchange Exhibition (1982), Print Festival of Museo Municipal de Ferrol, Spain (1985 & 1987) and Asia International Modern Art Exhibition in Japan, Yakahoma National Independent Print Exhibition, Association Francaise d'Action Artistique (AFAA) in Japan and International Modern Art Exhibition (I.M.A.). Yang held his first solo exhibition at Hsiung Shih Gallery, Taipei. At the same year, he was awarded at Print Festival of Museo Municipal de Ferrol, Spain. His paintings could be found at several oversea museums. Yang uses fossil, shell in his painting as a symbol of eternity. His subjects of Taiwanese architectures and scenic spots with beautiful forms and colors just respect to his concerns to native human ecology.