Dong Kingman (曾景文) was a Chinese American artist and one of America's leading watercolor masters. As a painter on the forefront of the California Style School of painting, he was known for his urban and landscape paintings, as well as his graphic design work in the Hollywood film industry. In the late 1930s, Kingman served as an artist in the Works Progress Administration, painting over 300 works with the relief program. Kingman settled in Brooklyn, New York after the war, where he held a position as an art instructor at Columbia University and Hunter College from 1946 for the next ten years. Kingman served as an instructor at Mills College during 1952 as part of the last year of the Summer Sessions.