Gao Qian (b. 1973 in Nanjing, China. In 1995, Gao Qian graduated from the Nanjing Art Institute with a Bachelor's degree in Chinese Painting.
In 1998, she obtained her master's degree from the Nanjing Academy of Fine Arts of Chinese painting.
From 1999 to 2012, she worked at Shanghai Museum of Art.
In 2016, she obtained her PhD. From the Chinese National Academy of Arts, in the study of fine art.
Gao Qian is currently working as a professional artist at the department of literature and art, Chinese National Academy of Arts. She is the artist at the national level. Graduate supervisor.