Miao Chong’an was born in 1938 in Yuncheng, Shanxi. He is an honorary president of Shaanxi Chinese Painting Academy and an Academy Committee member and a research fellow at the Traditional Chinese Painting Institute of China National Academy of Painting. He is an advisor to Shaanxi Province Federation of Literary and Art Circles, a member of the Painting and Calligraphy Academy of the Central Research Institute of Culture and History, a nationally-recognized expert for outstanding contribution, and a national top-level artist. He was the president of Shaanxi Chinese Painting Academy, vice chair of Shaanxi Province Federation of Literary and Art Circles, and a director of China Artists Association. In 1960, he graduated from Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts and stayed there as a teacher.