President: Ma Gang
Born in 1962 in Tianjin City.
1979-1983, studied at Fine Arts School Affiliated to China Central Academy of Fine Arts.
1983-1987, studied in the Oil-Painting Department of CAFA.
1994-1995, on-job postgraduate at CAFA.
Received the doctor's degree from CAFA in 2008.
At present, Mr. Ma holds the position of President of Fine Arts School Affiliated to CAFA, deputy director of "National Research Center of Major Thematic Art Creation" and renowned oil painter. In 2009, President Ma Gang completed the significant oil painting Mao Zedong meets Nixon in National Art Creation Project of Major Historical Themes hosted by the Propaganda Department of the Central Committee of the CPC and the Ministry of Culture, which was highly valued by judges and oil painting masters. His another large oil painting The First Generation of the Central Collective Leadership with Mao Zedong as the Core made its debut on the Chinese Oil Painting Exhibition for Celebrating the 90th Anniversary of CPC in National Art Museum of China in May, 2011, which won a wide range of concerns and praises from all sectors of society. People's Daily published this painting on the Highlights Section on May 7, 2011. The painting is now collected by the Party History Research Center.
Party Branch Secretary and Vice President: Xie Yan
Mr. Xie was born in May, 1973 in Shantou of Guangdong Province, graduated from the postgraduate diploma program of the Second Studio of the Oil-Painting Department of CAFA. Served as the director of the Professional Teaching Department of Fine Arts School Affiliated to CAFA since 2008 and held the position of assistant to the president in 2011. And In May, 2012, he was appointed as Vice President and in April, 2013, designated to be Party Branch Secretary and Vice President. His works of oil painting have been selected for exhibitions at home and abroad for many times and many of them won prizes. A few works have been collected by domestic and foreign collection agencies.
Vice President: Lu Yang
Mr. Lu was born in 1965, graduated from Fine Arts School Affiliated to CAFA in 1985 and in 1989 graduated from the Oil-Painting Department of CAFA. In 1996, he finished the postgraduate diploma program of the Oil-Painting Department of CAFA and in 2005 graduated from the first diploma program for the doctor's degree of CAFA. At present holds the position of Vice President of Fine Arts School Affiliated to CAFA, associate professor of CAFA, director and committee member of CAFA School Course Committee. He created and published Baby of One-Child Family Series between 1998 and 2000 (Jiangsu Fine Art Press); Painted Squatting and Watching in 2003 which was selected for the Third Chinese Oil Painting Exhibition and published on Chinese Oil Painting (No. 4, 2005); in 2004, the work Eating Noodles was selected for the 10th National Art Exhibition and published (People's Fine Arts Publishing House); he created Figures of Migrant Workers Series in 2006; in 2010 the work Red Chair was selected for the Second China Small-Size Oil Painting Exhibition.
Vice President: Zhang Junjuan
Ms. Zhang was born in 1975s. She got Master's Degree from Law of China University of Political Science and Law and was appointed as Deputy director of the Literacy Courses Department of Fine Arts School Affiliated to CAFA since 2007, Director of the Teaching Department of Fine Arts School Affiliated to CAFA since September, 2008, and From May 2012 to present, Vice President of Fine Arts School Affiliated to CAFA.
Assistant to the President: Hu Xidan
Assistant to the President of Fine Arts School Affiliated to CAFA
Committee Member of CAFA School Course Committee
Doctor of Arts of CAFA and tutored by Professor Zhu Naizheng
Conducted academic visits to the National Advanced School of Fine Arts in Paris of France (l'école
nationale supérieure des Beaux-arts de Paris) and went to Europe and the United States for
artistic research and exploration.