Wang Junliang (1941) was born in Xinji, Hebei Province. In his youth, his family encouraged him to draw, and in the 1960s, he studied with a number of artists. Initialy, he designed art work for the local printing plant. Later, he was employed by the Xinji Cultural Center, where he now heads the fine arts group.
Wang excels in New Year pictures, but he has also designed wrapping paper, for which he received a provincial award in 1984.