Born in Shanghai, China in 1985, Zhang Yunyao graduated from Department of Painting, Academy of Fine Arts, Shanghai Normal University in 2007 and now lives and works in Shanghai.

Solo exhibitions include After Evensong (Don Gallery, Shanghai, 2015), Touch Point (01100001 Gallery, Beijing, 2013), MIRAGE (Don Gallery, Shanghai), My Dark Life – A Story of a King and His Clown (Art Stage Singapore, Singapore, 2012), Paradbox – A Solo Show by Zhang Yunyao (Don Gallery, Shanghai, 2011).

Group exhibitions include OBSERVER – CREATOR The Reality Representation of Chinese Young Art in 2015, The Secound CAFAM Future Exhibition (CAFA, Beijing), Moments (Don Gallery, Shanghai, 2013), Abuse (Don Gallery, Shanghai), Existence – +Follow 2013 (Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai), Polyphony – 21 Kinds of State” (Art Musem of Nanjing Universityof Fine Arts, Nanjing).