Pang Maokun was born in 1963 in Chongqing, Sichuan province. He graduated from the Oil Painting Department of the Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts in 1985, and received his Masters of Fine Arts degree from the same department in 1988. Pang Maokun is now Dean
of the Oil Painting Department at the Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts and is also a member of the Chinese Artists' Association and the China Oil Painting Society. His work has been exhibited in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Germany, the Netherlands and the United States. Since the 1980's Pang Maokun has participated in numerous exhibitions throughout China.