Born in Anshun, Guizhou, China in 1954; now lives in Shenzhen, Guangzhou.
Freelance photographer, contract photographer with VU Gallery in France.
2010, photograph exhibition Tibetan Buddhism at LEICA Art Gallery in Singapore
2008, Catholicism in China's Countryside participated the China Perception seven-people exhibitions in US and European Countries.
2007, Tibetan Buddhism exhibited at Shanghai Art Gallery. 20 photographs collected.
2004, Catholicism in China's Countryside exhibited at China Pingyao International Photography Festival.
2002, Catholicism in China's Countryside exhibited at VISA International Photography Festival in France.
2001, Solo exhibition held at Taiwan Visual Art Center.
1995, participated the exhibition "Bouncing Asia" at Tokyo Photography Art Gallery.
1992, participated the exhibition Beyond City-China's Countryside in Germany.
1988, held solo exhibitions Yang Yankang's Northern Shaanxi in Shenzhen, Shaanxi, and Guizhou, and published collections.
2010, awarded the "Influential Chinese Photographer".
2009, Tibetan Buddhism was awarded Henri Nannen Prize in Germany
2007, received the First Shafei Photograph Award. 50 photographs were collected by Guangdong Art Gallery.
2005, Catholicism in China's Countryside was awarded Henri Nannen Prize in Germany.
2002, received the Best Foreign Photographer Award at the First Nakdong International Photography Festival in Korea.
2002, evaluated as the "Most Influential Chinese Photographer" by Photographers' Companion
2001, evaluated as the "Most Influential Chinese Photographer" by Photographers' Companion
2001, received the Annual Fund Award of the Shandong Yipin International Photography Festival.