Jiang Mingxian was born in 1942 in Taichung, Taiwan. He is currently deputy dean of National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, honorary professor of the Fine Arts Institute of National Taiwan Normal University, and an Academy Committee member and a research fellow at China National Academy of Painting. He is professor and dean (president) of the Art Department (Research Institute) of National Taiwan Normal University. In 1968, he graduated from the Art Department of National Taiwan Normal University in China. In 1974 he graduated from Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando (RABASF) in Spain with a master’s degree.