Jiang Baolin was born in 1942 in Pingdu, Shandong. He is now a doctoral supervisor at Chinese National Academy of Art, an Academy Committee member and a research fellow at China National Academy of Painting, and honorary president of Hangzhou Painting Academy. He is the founding executive director of Chinese Painting Society, a lifelong member of the Art Committee of Zhejiang Art Academy, and a national top-level artist. He served as a visiting professor at Central Academy of Fine Arts and president of Hangzhou Painting Academy. In 1967, he graduated from Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts (now China Academy of Art). In 1981, he graduated from a graduate class of landscape painting of Central Academy of Fine Arts.