Ji Wenyu was born in Shanghai, China. He graduated from Shanghai Art & Crafts School and Decoration Department from Shanghai Light-Industry College. He received the Freeman Foundation Scholarship from Vermont Studio Centre in the United States in 1998. Ji Wenyu’s works featured the use of bright colors such as those seen in advertisement as his visual composition, meanwhile using famous brands as icons that stand for Western Capitalism which contradicts with the Chinese Communism. Selected solo exhibitions: 2000 “Works 1999-2000”, ShanghArt Gallery, Shanghai. 2003 “Life is Sweeter than Honey”, ShanghArt Gallery, Shanghai. 2006 “ Dressing up before going out”, Museum 52, London, England. Selected Group Exhibition: 2008 “Ji Wenyu & Zhu Weibing: Soft culptures”, ShanghArt F-Space, Shanghai. 2013 “Non Visual”, Upto Art Space, Shanghai. Public collection: M+ Hong Kong, Wemhöners Collection, Germany.