He Deguang, 1945 -

He Deguang was born in Kumming, Yunnan in 1945. He studied art at Yunnan Art Institute. He also studied at the Cultural Fine Art Academy in Beijing, specializing in mural painting.

In 1979, he joined the Shen She artists group founded by Jiang Tiefeng and Ting Shoakuang, exhibited in the first Shen She art show. In 1980 he exhibited works in Hong Kong as part of the Heavy Color Movement. In 1985, he toured and researched murals in Duanhuang caves. His graduation work, "Remote Ruli Jiang," was selected as part of the national art exhibition in celebration of the 35th anniversary of PRC in Beijing.