狄青云，大号狄清云，1942 年生于烟台市，1958 年参加工作于山东省省人民政府交际处，1965 年在铁路负责书画宣传工作，2002年退休应邀参赛全国(国际)书画大赛，2020 年曾荣获全世界艺术大赛最高奖:联合国主办的联合国和平艺术大奖，并授予“联合国重点推荐艺术名家”荣誉称号和授予“联合国和平艺术大使”荣誉称号，并同时获得联合国教科文组织，联合世界各国俄、韩、美、英、法、日、意、澳等国举办的艺术大赛金奖、特等奖、终身最高艺术成就贡献奖 60 多次。
2020 年由中共中央宣传部、国家文化部、中国文联对我的艺术资质认定为“国家特级书画家”颁发证书。2018 年曾由中国文联对我的书法艺术评定为“国家特级书法师”荣誉称号。
连续被国家(国际)艺术团体授予“2010-2018 年度书画领袖人物”“2012年度艺术领袖”“世界华人艺术领袖”“国家六大艺术泰斗”，“中国十大艺术领军人物”等荣誉称号 500 多项。
Di Qingyun, also known as Di Qingyun, was born in Yantai City in 1942. In 1958, he joined the Communication Department of the Shandong Provincial People’s Government. In 1965, he was responsible for promoting calligraphy and painting on the railway. In 2002, he retired and was invited to participate in the National (International) Calligraphy and Painting Competition. In 2020, he won the highest prize in the world art competition: the United Nations Peace Art Award hosted by the United Nations, And awarded the honorary title of “United Nations Key Recommended Artist” and the honorary title of “United Nations Peace Art Ambassador”, and also won more than 60 gold awards, special awards, and lifetime highest artistic achievement contribution awards in art competitions organized by UNESCO and countries around the world such as Russia, South Korea, the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Japan, Italy, and Australia.
From 2002 to 2023, the National Calligraphy and Painting Competition was organized and jointly organized by the Ministry of Culture, the National Calligraphers Association of the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles, and the National Artists Association. The Calligraphy and Painting Art Competition has won more than 320 awards, including the Gold Award, First Prize, Special Prize, and Lifetime Art Maximum Communication Achievement Contribution Award. Silver, copper, second and third prizes, exquisite works, and special excellence have won over 130 awards.
The “Chinese Calligraphy Exhibition” held in New York, United States on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations in 2015 invited more than a dozen people to participate in the exhibition domestically. After the exhibition, the United Nations Art Evaluation Committee evaluated my two works, “Purple Qi Ascending to the East” and “Chinese Dream, Descendants of the Chinese Dragon in the Land of China”, as 400000-500000 yuan per square foot
In 2020, the Propaganda Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, the Ministry of Culture of the People’s Republic of China, and the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles awarded me a certificate as a “National Super Calligrapher and Painter” for my artistic qualifications. In 2018, I was awarded the honorary title of “National Super Calligrapher” by the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles for my calligraphy art
During his tenure as an honorary member of the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles, he held positions such as the China Artists Exchange Association, the China National Studies Association, the Honorary Chairman of the China Calligraphy and Painting Society, the Vice President of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference Painting Academy, the National Calligraphy and Painting Academy, the Curator of the China Digital Art Museum, a member of the China Calligraphers Association, and the “National Super Calligrapher” and “National Super Calligrapher”.
Continuously awarded more than 500 honorary titles by national (international) art groups, including “2010-2018 Calligraphy and Painting Leaders”, “2012 Art Leaders”, “World Chinese Art Leaders”, “Six National Art Masters”, and “Top 10 Chinese Art Leaders”.