Lan Zhaoxing studied Sculpture at Academy of Fine Art of Shanxi University from 1997 to 2001. After graduation, she followed her parents’ arrangement to work in the military. Lan worked in the military for about 10 years, first at an institution isolated in mountains and then an army aviation corps on the edge of a county-level city. From 2006 to 2008, she spent two years in the Oil Painting postgraduate program of the Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts while still serving in the army. In 2011, She left the army at the battalion level and has been an independent artist ever since. In 2017, she had her first solo exhibition at Tong Gallery+Projects (Beijing). In 2019, she presents her first exhibition in U.S.A. at Fou Gallery (New York).