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Honors and Awards

Paris A.M. San Francisco Art Association
First Purchase Prize, 1936

Art Institute of Chicago
International Watercolor Exhibition Award, 1941

Guggenheim Fellowships, 1941 and 1942

Audubon Artists
Gold Medal of Honor, 1946

National Academy of Design, elected Associate 1948.
Received academy competition awards in 1963, 1971, 1975, 1977, including the 150th Anniversary Gold Medal Award.

Philadelphia Watercolor Club competition awards in 1950,1968.

American Watercolor Society (AWS) member since 1951. Received AWS competition awards in 1956, 1960, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1972, 1973, 1976, 1977, 1979,1986,1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1997, including the Dolphin Medal Award in 1987.

Metropolitan Museum of Art Award, 1953

Pennsylvania Academy of Art, 1953.

U.S. Department of State International Cultural Exchange 1954.

Audubon Artists Award 1958.

San Diego Art Gallery Award 1968.

Detroit Museum Award

Honorary Doctorate for Human Letters degree, 1987.
Academy of Art College, San Francisco, CA.

(partial list)

Recent News:

The American Watercolor Society established an annual $1,000 award in honor of this watercolor master in 2001. In 2002, Columbia University's School of Visual Arts started a "Dong Kingman Fellowship." He taught art at Columbia from 1946 to 1958.


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