Rui Guangting (1908-1999) was born in Yixing, Jiangsu Province. He graduated from the Painting Department of the Hangzhou National Academy of Arts in 1933. He used to work in the Shanghai Branch of the Beijing Shudian, and in the Education Picture Publishing House as an art editor. In 1960, he moved to Qinghai with the publishing house and served as the art editor of the Qinghai Provincial Department of Education.
He is good at Chinese painting and oil painting.