Zhao Jie, born in Haiyang City, Shandong Province in 1964, loves painting and calligraphy since childhood. Professor Yang Yao of Shandong Academy of Arts and Crafts and Mr. Wu Chuanlin of People's Art Publishing House were successively invited to study the traditional techniques of Chinese painting. He graduated from Shandong Academy of Arts and Crafts with excellent results. Now he is a member of China Artists Association, one of the founders of Huanghai Painting School, the Deputy Secretary-General of Shandong Artists Association, the Vice-President of Shandong Traditional Chinese Painting Academy, the Vice-President of Yantai Artists Association, the Vice-President of Yantai Modern Calligraphy and Painting Academy, the President of Haiyang Artists Association and the President of Haiyang Huanghai Painting Academy.
His masterpieces "Red Plum" and "Green Plum" were selected as the 18th National New Artists Exhibition sponsored by China Association of Arts in September 2005.
"Wanghai" was selected as the "National Nominated Exhibition of Chinese Painting" sponsored by the Chinese Artistic Association in November 2005 and won the Excellent Award. Yongmei was selected in the National Chinese Painting Exhibition of "Ji, Nian Chang, Zheng 7.10 Anniversary" held by the Chinese Artistic Association in August 2006 and won an excellent prize.
His art biography has been included in such large-scale art books as Six Masters of Chinese Painting, Ambassador of Chinese Culture, Classic of Chinese Contemporary Calligraphy and Painting, Classic of Chinese Contemporary Calligraphy and Painting, Classic of Chinese Contemporary Calligraphy and Painting, Classic of Chinese Contemporary Calligraphy and Painting, Collection of Excellent Works of Yantai Calligraphy and Painting, Footsteps of Spring - Celebration of Reform, Opening up, Exhibition of Excellent Art Works in Yantai City for the Fourth and Tenth Anniversary. Beijing Television Station, Shandong Television Station, today's headlines, collections of the world, Yantai Television Station, Haiyang Radio and Television Station have made special reports on Zhao Jie's works of art.