Kong Xian'en (1928) was later known as Kong Ying (孔樱). He was born in Dingtao, Shandong Province. In 1955, he began to create New Year pictures and door god paintings for the Yunnan Provincial People's Publishing House, until 1965. A total of more than a dozen kinds of New Year pictures and door god paintings were published and distributed. In 1968, he participated in the creation of large-scale clay sculptures recounting the history of the Gejiu tin mine in Yunnan. In 1972, he participated in the creation of a large-scale Chairman Mao statue in Kunming. In 1989, he participated in the first National Workers' Art Works Grand Prix, and his landscape painting "Clear Spring in the Valley" won the third prize.