P.h.D of Art History, Professor & Doctoral Advisor at the China Central Academy of Fine Arts, Former Director of CAFA Art Museum, Deputy Director of the Committee of Art Museums in China, Expert Committee Member of National Contemporary Art Research Centre, Ministry of Culture. Wang is an outstanding art expert who enjoys special allowance of the State Council in China. He is also a specially-appointed professor at the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, Nanjing Art Institute, and South China Normal University.
In 2004, he obtained the Knight Medal of Art and Literature awarded by the French government. In 2006, he obtained the Knight Medal awarded by the President of Italy. In 2013, he was awarded Beijing Best Educator by the Beijing government.
Wang founded and organized the Guangzhou Triennial, the Guangzhou Photo Biennale, CAFAM Biennale, CAFAM Future Exhibition and the Beijing Photo Biennale. Exhibitions he has curated include: Documentary Exhibition of Art in Mao Zedong's Era (1942-1976), Humanism in China: A Contemporary Record of Photography, etc. He was the director of Guangdong Museum of Art from 2000 to 2009.
Wang Huangsheng has had solo exhibitions at domestic and international renowned art institutes, such as the National Art Museum of China, the Zhejiang Art Museum, and Schiller Gallery. His artwork was selected many times for the National Art Exhibition and other domestic and international large group shows, and also collected by the Victoria and Albert Museum, Uffizi Gallery, National Art Museum of China and other important museums. Since 1996, Wang Huangsheng has published a series of personal catalogues, such as Boundless: Wang Huangsheng's Works 2009-2013.