Zhang Herong (1932, Shanghai) went to Hong Kong in 1948 to study sketching and oil painting at the Wanguo Art Training School. In 1952, he entered the Art Department of the Nanjing Normal University and after graduation in 1954, he taught in middle schools in Shandong Province. He transferred to the Applied Arts Department of the Shandong Textile University. In 1990, he moved to the US.
Zhang is specialized in New Year pictures.