Junyi Liu was born in China in 1995 and grew up in Guangdong. She developed an interest in painting and drawing at a young age. During high school, she began to study the 19th Century Russian Academic drawing methods in workshops. In 2014 she came to the U.S. and majored in Visual Arts at University of Illinois at Springfield (UIS). In 2016 she transferred to Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), majoring in Painting. Her works have been exhibited in Cartavetra Gallery, Palazzo dei Cartelloni Gallery, Peabody Institute, Maryland Art Place, MICA, UIS, etc.