Born in Neijiang, Sichuan Province in 1963, Zhengwei was fond of drawings and has had learned drawings from Mr. Qiu Xiaoqiu. He has acquired different techniques from various genre during studying Chinese Traditional Painting and landscape painting. Having been visited famous mountains and towns in Sichuan, Zhengwei found it to be his favorite. Besides, Zhengwei's paintings enter a new world due to his travels in Western areas including Xinjiang, Dunhuang, 'Silk Road' in 1985, which broadened his views. Since 1993, Zhengwei has been visiting Long Quan Mountains and Jiu Feng Mountains for the majestic and mysterious natural beauty and begins to form and establish his own painting style using his new interpretation in painting which causes widespread attention in painting art circle.
1997 Published Liu Zhengwei Color Ink Selected Works
1998 Set up Art Center, invited by Calligrapher Zeng Laide
1999 Hold End of Century Five-People Paintings Exhibition
2001 Founded Liu Zhengwei Culture & Art Center
2002 Published an professional introductory article'Profound Beauty - Discussion on Liu Zhengwei's Paintings' and two works on Art Research Phase II. In May, he attended 'Contemporary Chinese Master Calligraphers and Painters Exhibition''. In September, Zhengwei hold 'Back Home - Liu Zhengwei's Paintings'in Sichuan Art Gallery. China Hongkong Oriental Art Center and Chinese Painting Research Institute of Sichuan published 'Back Home - Liu Zhengwei's Selected Paintings'.
2003 Established studio in Royal Family Farm, Changping, Beijing and created a brand new Chinese light ink and light color Chinese landscape painting after concentrated studies. His main ideology is a combination of traditional zen thought and western cultures. He published a large album of paintings - Hen Ji.
2011 Employed as Art Director by CITIC and meanwhile founded Liu Zhengwei Art Studio at Jia No. 5, Guanghua Xili, Chaoyang District, Beijing