Ye Ming (1933) is from Tonglu, Zhejiang Province. In the 1940s, he studied art and in 1949, he joined the Wuhan Central South Art Troupe. After he entered the Drawing Department of the Central Art Academy in 1953, he studied oil painting. After his transfer to the Stage Art Department of the Central Drama Academy in 1956, he eventually became a professor.
Ye is a master oil painter.