Liu wanlin（1943-） a native of Ruzhou，Henan，China ，is a Chinese painter and professor.
He attended Henan Academy of Art and the Zhejiang Academy of Art（Today's China Academy of Art）. Chinese painting was impart by Lu Yanshao, Li Zhenjian, Gu Shengyue, Fang Zengxian, Ding Zhongyi, Wu Shanming, Ma Jiguang and Feng Yuan. Engaged in Chinese painting creation and theoretical research， Nutured by the contemporary new trends and the great masters of all ages，he figured out the artistic dialectics from the eastern and the western arts，hence formed a vivid personal style through continuous exploration and never-stop hardworking diligence.
His paintings are wide-ranging both of theme and type，all-powerful in figure painting，landscape painting，flower-and-bird painting and the finger painting with china ink . the tableaus of his paintings are open and exquisite，with interesting new approach，full of charm and philosophy . His works has been published or exhibited at home and abroad many times，some of which have won various prizes given by the Ministry of Culture of other government departments . Several newspapers and periodicals on arts in China and other countrier called him as“a middle aged painter with influence,strength and serious pursuit of art”，praised his works for their “eradition and vigour”，“colorful playing-up and leisurely creativity”，“ease,verve and uncommoness”,“extraordinaty merit of very high-stangding conception”.
A lot of his works have been collected by Chairman Mao's memorial hall， Great Hall of the people, national foreign art exhibition company，museum，exhibition hall， literature and History Research Institute， stone carving hall, Taihang Eighth Route Army memorial hall，Xuwei memorial hall，Puhua memorial hall, Badashanren memorial hall， Chinese and foreign art museums， financial groups, enterprises, etc . The figure painting Liu Bocheng and Deng Xiaoping on the front line of Anti Japanese War donated to the Taihang Memorial Hall of the Eighth Route Army，which was affirmed by Comrade Liu Huaqing，then vice chairman of the Military Commission，saying : "Comrade Xiaoping's painting is too much like himself, which is very rare ! " His works have a wide circulation and his fame on painting spreads like wildfire . Henan TV station, Zhengzhou TV station and Shandong TV station made a special TV report on the topic of " Cut the complexity and lead the new standard " .
He has long been working in the teaching of art and ，Chinese painting works have been selected for more than ten national exhibitions sponsored by the Ministry of culture and China Artists Association，specially invited and nominated exhibitions by China Artists Association，and more than 30 provincial exhibitions. He has been selected into the International Exhibition for six times, won the international cultural exchange Award， the international first prize，the excellent award of the Ministry of culture，the national first prize, the second prize， the provincial literature and art achievement award, and won the provincial gold award，special award and first prize for more than ten times . More than 30 papers have been published . He once presided over the third exhibition of Chinese landscape painting as an art director . His accomplishment and biography have been included in biographies of the Chinese Artists（vol.1），A Dictionary of the Chinese modern artists，the Chinese Artists A Dictionary of contemporary Sprcialists in painting，calligraphy and biography .
In 2007， he was selected as one of the 30 contemporary (landscape) painters with the most academic value and market potential . In 2008， he was selected as the representative of calligraphy and painting art of "30 famous artists in 30 years" of China's reform and opening up . In 2011， he held large-scale individual painting exhibitions in Henan Museum and Ruzhou city respectively .
河南省美術家協會 中國人物畫藝委會 顧問
河南省美術家協會 中國山水畫藝委會 顧問
河南省美術家協會 中國工筆劃藝委會 顧問
National first class artist Professor
Executive vice president of Henan Academy of traditional Chinese painting
Member of China Artists Association
Director of Henan Artists Association
Consultant of Chinese Figure Painting Art Committee of Henan Artists Association
Consultant of Chinese Landscape Painting Art Committee of Henan Artists Association
Consultant of China fine brushwork Art Committee of Henan Artists Association
Art consultant of Henan finger painting association
Member of expert group of Henan Province National Culture Protection Project
Honorary professor of Zhengzhou University
Professor of Huanghe University of science and technology
Senior judges of art titles in Henan Province (registered by Provincial Personnel Department)
Executive director of Henan Yanhuang painting and Calligraphy Academy
Vice president of Henan charity painting and Calligraphy Academy
Special art consultant of Shangdu Wangbo Art Hall
In 2007, he was selected as 30 contemporary painters with the most academic value and market potential
In 2008, he was selected as the representative of calligraphy and painting art of "thirty years and thirty schools" of China's reform and opening up
Beijing art studio was established in 2009
Member of Art Committee of National Museum Gallery
Consultant of Dahua painting and Calligraphy Academy
In 2011, he held large-scale individual painting exhibitions in Henan Museum and Ruzhou city respectively
Vice president of Landscape Painting Academy of China Academy of art creation