Long Yunxu (1935) hails from Nanjing, Jiangsu Province. He joined the People's Liberation Army in 1950, where he studied armament technology at the military cadre school. In 1964, he was transferred to the art section of the propaganda department of the Jinan Military Region. He was demobilized in 1970 and now heads the Nanjing Health Education Institute.
Long is known for his water colors. One of his propaganda designs has been included in the collection of the Jiangsu Art Gallery.