1936年生，山東濟南人。1960年畢業于中央工藝美院。1979年當選為中國美協理事，并于同年在北京及香港舉辦個展。1980年在美國紐約、波士頓等21個城市舉辦個展。1983年幅作品入選職事國發行的圣誕卡。1989年在臺北舉辦畫展；1991年在加拿大舉辦畫展；1992-1994年分別在馬來西亞、印度舉辦個展；1999年在中國美術館舉辦“韓美林藝術展”，引起很大的轟動。曾應美國勞倫斯藝術學院及耶魯大學之邀請講學。 Han Meilin (Born 1936) Born in 1936 in Shandong, Han Meilin graduated from the Central Institute of Arts and Crafts at age 24. He mainly employed figures and animals as subjects matter. The design of China International Airline's phoenix logo is one of Han's famous pieces, as well as the design of year of the Pig stamp in 1983, and four Panda stamps in 1985 for China's Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications. He was selected as committee member of Chinese Artists' Association in 1979. One year later, Han began his solo exhibitions in 21 cities in the United States, including New York and Boston. He was given the key to the city of San Diego as an honorary citizen. Manhattan, New York, declared October 1, 1980 as "Han Meilin Day." During his stay in the United States, he was also invited to give lectures at Harvard and Yale University. In 1983, the United Nations selected six of his works as designs for Christmas cards. Since 1979, he held art exhibitions in various countries including Beijing, Hong Kong, Taipei, New York, Boston, Canada, Singapore, and France.