Ma Quan was born in Qingxu, Shanxi Province in 1938. First class artist of Beijing Painting Academy, China. In 1957, he graduated from the First Affiliated Middle School of the Central Academy of fine arts, and in 1962 he graduated from the Department of Chinese painting of the Central Academy of fine arts. In the same year, he went to Beijing Chinese Academy of painting for two years and stayed in the academy to create after graduation. He is good at Chinese figure painting. He is good at Chinese painting, landscape painting, flowers and birds, seal cutting and watercolor painting. Since 1957, he has participated in more than 300 exhibitions at provincial and municipal levels, and has exhibited in Hong Kong, Japan, France, the United States, Canada, Southeast Asia and Eastern Europe. His works have been collected by more than 200 museums, memorials, art academies and overseas galleries at home and abroad. He has held many individual exhibitions and watercolor exhibitions.