Min Lwin was born in 1974 in Mandalay. He started painting as a child and eventually studied under his father, U Khin Maung Than and at the University of Culture in Yangon and Tama Art University in Tokyo. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Painting, a Bachelor of Education and a Masters in Painting.
Min Lwin is a professor at the National University of Arts and Culture in Mandalay. He has participated in many solo and group shows in Myanmar, Japan, Korea, Thailand, China, Malaysia, and Singapore.