Guo Changxin (1941) was born in Gaixian, Liaoning Province. After his graduation from the Blockprint Department of the Lu Xun Art Academy in 1965, he was assigned to work at the Liaoning Fine Arts Publishing House ( 辽宁美术出版社, Liaoning meishu chubanshe). In the period 1972-1979, he worked in the Liaoning Art Gallery. He transferred to the Liaoning Art Academy in 1980.
Guo is well-versed in blockprints and New Year pictures. He collaborated with Li Shuji.