Guangci is one of the most renowned contemporary sculptors in China. He was born in 1969 in Shanghai. He got a masters degree from the Sculpture Department of the Central Academy of Fine Arts and began to participate in exhibitions in Germany, France, the United States, China, and other significant cities in Southeast Asia as an invited artist from 1999. He has also successfully held 6 solo sculpture exhibitions to this day. He resigned from the university and established the Xiang Jing and Guangci Sculpture Studio in 2007. Now, he lives and works in Beijing.