Born in 1969, Fujian Province, China, Chen is recognized as one of the most significant artists in the history of Chinese contemporary art. His artistic practices center around social changes brought by the rapid development and industrialization of China. Through his incredibly creative and imaginative lenses, he expressed in-depth reflection on issues such as reality, secularity and consumerism. 

He has held over 115 exhibitions nationally and internationally, and his works are collected by major museums and art institutions around the world.