Yang Zhiqian was born in the beautiful city of Nantong, Jiangsu Province, China in 1952. He settled in Shanghai with his father in 1979. He loved painting and martial arts since childhood. The people here are brave and hardworking. They are eager to learn. They are hardworking. They are simple and honest. They are knowledgeable and courteous, and love literature and martial arts. I learned from them when I was young. I have the honor to work in Shanghai for more than 40 years, and have formed a deep friendship with the people of Shanghai. The people of Shanghai are very smart and eager to learn, warm and generous. They have a good tradition of embracing all rivers and helping others. I have many good teachers and helpful friends. My brothers and sisters are Shanghainese, which I will never forget. Painting has been guided by many famous teachers such as Shao Jiexin, Jigu and Fu Wenyan. He became a Christian in 1983. From 2005 to 2012, his works such as "Cloud Mountain and Waterfall", "Clouds Floating for a Thousand Miles", "Wind and Waves Quiet", "Pine Flying Clouds" and "White Cloud and Clear Spring" won the gold medal. In 2014, the National Image Ambassador, written by the Chinese Academy of Sciences and published by the National Rites Press, was selected with 10 teachers including Wang Yongyu and Jin Shangyi, and the portrait was selected as the cover. In 2014, the aphorism written in "Awakening to the Prosperity of China" published by the China Literature and History Publishing House won the gold medal. In 2016, the artist of "China's Business Card" published by China Literature Publishing House, and the work of "The Picture of Peace and Tranquility" was selected as the back cover. Wushu has also been guided by many famous martial artists in Shanghai, such as Rui Hongxiu, Ge Jinzhong, Qian Zhaohong, Yan Jingren, Bu Jinhua, and won the gold medal in the 11th International Wushu Expo with Qiu Zhenyuan. On March 31, 2021, the International Chinese Art Exchange Association and the Da Vinci International Jury were awarded the gold medal of the Da Vinci International Art Award, and awarded the honorary title of the world's top ten gold medal artists and the world's culture of peace meritorious figure. On September 1, 2021, he was awarded the honorary title of "United Nations Golden Pigeon Award for the Art of Peace" and "United Nations Special Envoy for Peace" by UNESCO and the United Nations Golden Pigeon Award for the Art of Peace. On September 6, 2021, he was awarded the "Gold Award of Shakespeare's World Literature Award" and the honorary title of "World Cultural Codex" by the China-British Artists Exchange Association, and was specially appointed as the lifelong honorary curator of the Shakespeare Literature Museum. Since 2017, more than 20 works have been selected as theme stamps by France, Germany, Belgium and other countries. In 2019, the eight masters of Chinese calligraphy and regular script, written by the Chinese Academy of Modern Literature and Art and the Chinese Academy of Chinese Calligraphy and Painting, published by the Chinese press, were selected together with Liu Gongquan and Liu Xiaoqing. In 2021, together with Sun Xiaoyun and Mr. Wang Xizhi, they were selected as the eight leading calligraphers. In 2022, he was awarded the honorary title of "National Super Poetic Calligrapher" by the jury of the highest academic award of national poetry, calligraphy and painting. Now he is the deputy editor of the China Internet Alliance and the art director of the Peking University Academy of Arts.