Xiao Lu(1962) graduated From the Oil Painting Department of Zhejiang Academy in 1988. In 1989 she participated in the first contemporary art exhibition ever in China - the China Avant/Garde at the National Art Gallery, Beijing. Her work ‘Shot’ eventually led to the closure of the exhibition and her fleeing to the United States. She returned to Beijing in 2004 and is now living in Beijing. Her work has been exhibited in China, the US, and Australia.