Li Di was born in China in 1963. In 1982, Li Entered the Oil Painting Department of Central Academy of Fine Arts. In January, 1990, he studied at BraunschweigAcademy of Fine Arts in Liberal Arts, and won Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung scholarship. In 1995 , he graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts Braunschweig and got the master’s degree. Li has held and joined many solo and group exhibitions in Bonn, Hannover, Hamburg, Dusseldorf, Mainz, Bremen and so on, and won the Stiftung Nord/LB Öffentliche scholarship for excellent social work during his stay in Germany. In The end of 2010, LiI set up the studio in Beijing after 20 years of study in Germany. In 2011, he held “Running in Spiritual Fields – Li Di’s Twenty Year Retrospective” at Today Art Museum, Beijing. In 2013, he participated in Shanghai Biennial, held solo exhibition in Marseille and joined Chinese Contemporary Art Tour Exhibition in Bosnia Herzegovina and Croatian. In 2015, he participated in exhibitions in Hong Kong Arts Center, Capri, Italy and Sydney, held “Crusader – Li Di Solo Exhibition” at White Box Art Center in Beijing, “Chung Hwa HB – Li Di Solo Exhibition” and “Opposition and Resistance: The Reconstruction of Space” at Yuan Art Museum in Beijing, and 2016 “Li Di: Criss-Cross” at Tokyo Gallery+BTAP in Beijing.