Zhou Yilun was born in 1983 in Hangzhou, China. He graduated in 2006 from the oil painting department at China Academy of Art. He currently lives and works in Hangzhou. He has recently exhibited at the KWM artcenter in Beijing, China (2018), appearing in The Post Southern Song Dynasty, an exhibition of works featuring the Martin Goya Business artist collective. Other recent exhibitions include After Sunset, Galeria Liusa Wang, Paris, France (2018); Parallel Times, Inna Art Space, Hangzhou, China (2017); The Monkey On Horseback, Galeria Nicodim, Bucharest, Romania (2016, solo); Zhou Yilun, Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles (2015, solo); GO█DFINDER, Platform China Contemporary Art Institute, Beijing, China (2015, solo); The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Zhou Yilun + Liao Guohe, Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles (2015); and My Generation: Young Chinese Artists, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL; Orange County; Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA (2015).