Lei Yan: Artist. Born in Kunming 1957. Currently living in Kunming. Joined the Army in 1970, and retired 2001, served in the military for 30 years. Start career of art since 1976, and graduated from PLA Institute of Art Print Major in 1991, and have been participating national exhibitions since then. Member of Chinese Art Association, and member of Chinese Prints Art Association. Started contemporary art since 1997, and more focused on personal emotion expression and professional art. Residential in Kunming LOFT art community, and started with own studio. Professional in installation, photographer and soft-sculpture.