A household name in China, Ai Jing is a singer-songwriter who enjoyed a highly successful career in the 90s. She produced five albums of her own music as well as a number of EP albums and singles. Her Mandarin songs broke records for overseas sales and she staged several successful concert performances in Japan and other countries.
In 1999, Ai Jing took up painting, and in 2007 she began to take part in art exhibitions as a professional artist. She held her first solo individual exhibition at the Today Art Museum in Beijing in 2008, and in 2009 she participated in a joint art exhibition at the Chinasquare Images Gallery in New York. In 2012, she held the first edition of her touring solo exhibition 'Love AIJING: The Love of Aijing' in Beijing at the National Museum of China in Beijing. It subsequently travelled to China Art Museum in Shanghai in 2014, and the third edition will take place at the Biblioteca Ambrosiana in Milan, Italy in 2015.