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Dennis Hwang
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Hangul: 황정목
Hanja:
Revised Romanization: Hwang Jeong-mok
McCune-Reischauer: Hwang Chŏng-mok

Dennis Hwang, or Hwang Jung-mok is a graphic artist who designs the festive logos for Google on special days. Examples include logos commemorating Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Piet Mondrian's birthday. Hangul is the native alphabet used to write the Korean language, as opposed to the hanja system borrowed from China. ... Hanja, or hanmun, sometimes translated as Sino-Korean characters, are what Chinese characters (hanzi) are called in Korean. ... The Revised Romanization of Korean (Korean: 국어의 로마자 표기법; 國語의 로마字 表記法) is the official Korean language romanization system in South Korea. ... McCune-Reischauer romanization is one of the two most widely used Korean language romanization systems, along with the Revised Romanization of Korean, which replaced (a modified) McCune-Reischauer as the official romanization system in South Korea in 2000. ... Graphic design is the applied art of arranging image and text to communicate a message. ... Google Inc. ... Thanksgiving is an annual holiday observed in the United States and Canada to celebrate being thankful for the things one has. ... Christmas (literally, the Mass of Jesus Christ) is a traditional holiday observed on 25 December. ... Piet Mondrian in his studio in 1941 as photographed by Arnold Newman Piet Mondrian (March 7, 1872 – February 1, 1944) was a Dutch painter and an important contributor to the De Stijl art movement, which was founded by Theo van Doesburg. ...


Born in Knoxville, Tennessee, he moved to Korea when he was about five years old. His hometown was Gwacheon where he had a very normal childhood. He went through public schools, spending six years at Gwacheon Elementary School and two years at Munwon Middle School. His doodles during these years were frowned upon, but are now his source of income and pleasure. On a return visit to Knoxville in 2003, Hwang was awarded an Appalachian Arts Fellow Award at World's Fair Park by then-mayor Victor Ashe. Ashe proclaimed, "Mr. Hwang's work is impressioned hundreds of millions of times each week, and reaches all corners of the globe. He is arguably Knoxville's most persistent artist." Eastern view of Knoxville Nickname: The Marble City, K-Town, Big Orange Country, Knox Vegas Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: http://www. ... Note: This article contains special characters. ... Gwacheon is a city in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. ... Victor Henderson Ashe II (born January 1, 1945) was mayor of Knoxville, Tennessee (1988-2003), and in 2004 became U.S. ambassador to Poland. ...


He is also Google's international webmaster. "The doodles are only a small part of my actual job (as Google's international webmaster, I'm responsible for managing all our international site content, which keeps me plenty busy), but it's definitely my favorite."


See also

  • List of Korea-related topics

This is a list of Wikipedia articles on Korea-related people, places, things, and concepts. ...

References

  • Oodles of Doodles. Google Blog. URL accessed on January 8, 2003.

January 8 is the 8th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links

  • Google Holiday Logos
  • Korean Herald interview with Dennis Hwang

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Dennis Hwang - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (203 words)
Dennis Hwang, or Hwang Jung-mok is a graphic artist who designs the festive logos for Google on special days.
On a return visit to Knoxville in 2003, Hwang was awarded an Appalachian Arts Fellow Award at World's Fair Park by then-mayor Victor Ashe.
Hwang's work is impressioned hundreds of millions of times each week, and reaches all corners of the globe.
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