Dong Dawei was born in Dalian, Liaoning in 1981. Dong grew up in Dalian and currently lives and works in Beijing. He graduated from école Nationale Supérieure d’Art de Bourges with a Master’s degree in 2011. Dong has participated in many exhibitions including The 8th International Ink Art Biennale of Shenzhen (Guan Shanyue Art Museum, Shenzhen, China, 2013), Jiang Han Star Project: Climate – 2014 Young Artists Research Exhibition (Wuhan Art Museum, Wuhan, China, 2014) and The 3rd Sisam Experimental Plan: New Generation of Abstract Art (Si Shang Art Museum, Beijing, China, 2014).