Guo Chongguang (1931) is from Huai'an, Hebei Province. After his graduation from middle school he was apprentice of various artists. In 1951, he started working in the Art and Literature Section of the Zhangjiakou Municipal People's Government, and two years later, he was made the art editor of the Zhangjiakou Daily (张家口日报, Zhangjiakou ribao). Since 1981, he heads the Zhangjiakou Regional Mass Art Center.
Guo's favored media are New Year pictures and papercuts.