Wang Zhiyi was born in Yichang, Hubei, China in 1991. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Hubei Institute of Fine Arts.

His works were presented in The Boundaries of Order (Hive Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, 2015), Gestalt (HIFA, Wuhan, 2014), Soft Abstraction as Constellation (UCCA Store, Beijing, 2014) and Cold Order (Oviation Art Space, Beijing, 2014), among others.