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KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY, SCHOOL OF ART AND DESIGN/COLLEGE OF THE ARTS
Kristine Hwang is an Associate Professor in Graphic Communications at the School of Art and Design, College of The Arts at Kennesaw State University. Hwang is a graphic designer, researcher and an educator who delivers cutting edge and innovative creations. Hwang’s research focuses on improving communication with fundamentals of design and the most advanced technology through digital publishing designs and Augmented Reality. She is an award winning designer and has presented her research at regional, national and international conferences along with exhibiting her work internationally. With a Master of Fine Arts in Computer Graphic Design from Rochester Institute of Technology, Hwang is still pursuing her passion, teaching and sharing her knowledge and work experiences from Kodak & web, advertising, and design consulting companies, with her students. In addition to teaching, Hwang enjoys working on projects for non-profit organizations and pro bono projects. Using her innovative design skills, she creates prints by reusing used paper, and artwork with old magazines and toilet paper rolls because she wants to leave a positive, sustainable impact on current environmental issues. She strongly believes that her creative graphic and interactive design work will influence our daily lives and contribute to a better society.