Wei Kuizhong (1940) was born in Zhangjiakou, Hebei Province. After his graduation from the Hebei Art Academy in 1962, he worked in various cultural centers on the district level in his home province. In 1984, he transferred to the Hebei Painting Academy.
Wei is specialized in oil painting. The original art work of the poster 'Busy practising martial arts on Lake Baiyangdian', published in 1976, was exhibited during the National Fine Arts Exhibition in 1974.