Jiao Xinde was born in 1966 into anold family renowned for its paper-cut art. As the third generation ofthe family business-Jiao's TraditionalPaper-Cut Art. Jiao is now a member of Chinese Folk Literature and Art Asso-ciation and China Association of Paper-cut Art. He has also been honored asFirst Grade Artist of Paper-cut by HebeiProvince. and has been elected as Stand-ing Director of Paper-cut Professional Committee of Hebei Folklore Society.His works have won a series of awardsboth at home andabroad, and are verypopular with the do-mestic and overseascollectors.