Meet the Curator

Rose Gonnella

Author, designer, illustrator-artist, Rose Gonnella has taught graphic design for over 25 years. She is the Executive Director of the Robert Busch School of Design at Kean University in Union County and Ocean County, New Jersey, and Wenzhou-Kean University, China (2015). She is also the director of the Kean University/ADCNJ “Thinking Creatively” design conference ( as well as director of the award-winning, the RB/School of Design in-house graphic design studio.

As co-author, Rose has contributed research and writing to seven books and has written numerous magazine and newspaper articles on creativity, art, and architecture, and design. Design To Touch: Engraving History, Process, Concepts, and Creativity is her latest co-authored adventure book.