In 1991, Liu Zheng graduated from the Beijing Technology Institute in China. From 1991 to 1997, Liu worked as a photojournalist at one of China’s most prominent newspapers Worker’s Daily. He also co-published New Photo magazine with fellow artist RongRong in 1996. Liu’s work is collected by major international institutions and collections, including Deutsche Bank Collection; Daimler Art Collection (Germany); Sigg Collection (Switzerland); The J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles, USA); International Centre of Photography (New York, USA); The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, USA); Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles, USA); San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (San Francisco, USA).
Liu currently lives and works in Beijing, China.