Low Kong Wen was born in 1938 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Graduated from the College of Arts, National Taiwan University in 1965, and he is a former secondary school art teacher and Art College lecturer.
He has awarded the "Osaka Mayor Award" at the Osaka Modern Painting Exhibition in Japan in 1999. He has conducted solo exhibition in 2001 and 2003 in Kuala Lumpur. From 1988 -2015, Low took part in many exhibitions at Malaysia, China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan among others. In 2002, he emerged champion in the Japan Osaka modern painting exhibition.