Born in Dandong of Liaoning province in China, graduated from the Oil Painting Department of Luxun Academy of Fine Arts, a young contemporary Chinese painter. The academiy background has provide Jia Aili with solid painting skills. His works are usually huge with over two meters in length, but at the same time he has a meticulous depiction on texture. His creations have strong personal characteristics and background of the times, which reflects his understanding on life and grand social issues. In 2017, he became the second Chinese artist who is represented by Gagosian Gallery after Zeng Fanzhi.