Hongguang Jiang was born in Shang-Dong. He has been taught by Huang Zhou, Wu Tong Ren, Guo Li Zong and Zhang Li Chen. He has copied or traced the works of Huang Gong Wang, Ba Da Shan Ren, Xu Wei, Chen Chun, Shi Tao, Wu Chang Shuo and several other famous artists’ work. He gleaned the best from of all those artists’ works, and now he is studying western art. He likes the style of Pablo Picasso, Paul Cezanne, Modigliani, Paul Gauguin, Renoir, Marc Chagall, Antoni Tapies, Jackson Pollock, Piet Mondrian, Egon Schiele. Early in his career, Hongguang graduated from the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, where he was also a journalist for the magazine Art discovery. In 2007 Hongguang has graduated from the University of Auckland with The Bachelor of Visual Art. He has also been the deputy chairman of New Zealand Chinese Art Association since 2004 and the chairman of New Zealand China Culture & Art  Exchange Association in 2008. Many of his works have been published in art magazines, <Japanese-Chinese Artists>, <World Chinese Artists> and other books, and he has published the book <Jiang Hong-Guang Animal Sketches><Jiang Hong-Guang Life Drawing> by the Beijing Gong-Yi Art Publisher and many other books. Hongguang also have been interviewed by CCTV4 and New Zealand TV8 as well as having his paintings as printed stamps and published by the New Zealand Post and Australia Post.  His works have been exhibited in many Chinese and foreign art galleries and collected in many universities and galleries.