Ned Drew, Untitled (My God’s Better Than Your God), 2013. Mixed media, dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artist.
Curated by Pat Kettenring, The Image is the Message features the work of prominent graphic designers, Ned Drew and Edward Walter.
Pat Kettenring served for 11 years as the Executive Director of GlassRoots, Inc, a nonprofit glass arts and business skills program for youth. She was the Director of Business and the Arts at Rutgers-Newark for 23 years and a professor for the School of Public Affairs and Administration. She retired in 2012.
Ned Drew is a professor of graphic design at Rutgers University. He is the director of The Design Consortium, a student/teacher run design studio that focuses on non-profit, community-based projects. He is also a founding partner and creative director of the multi-disciplinary design firm, BRED based in NYC.
Edward Walter is the President and Design Director of Strategy Studio in NYC, where he has worked for almost thirty years. His work has included projects for clients in healthcare, technology, financial, professional services, and non-profit organizations. He is a faculty member at Parsons The New School for Design. He has been published widely and lectures on design, typography, and branding.