Ned Stern has been painting professionally since he graduated from college. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from The American University in Washington, D.C.
He has taught drawing at the Universities of Michigan and Cincinnati. In addition, he has worked in a creative capacity with The Smithsonian Institution, International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation, the U.S. Navy and the Amberley Greeting Card Company.
Ned Stern’s work is featured in private and corporate collections. Locally, his work has been shown in the Miller Gallery,
Closson's Gallery, the University of Cincinnati, KZF Gallery, Glendale Gallery, The Art Academy, Cincinnati Art Club, Gallery 22, Kennedy Heights Art Center, Art on the Levee, Cincinnati Garden Club, The Verdin Company, Fusion Gallery, Greenwich House Gallery and The Cincinnati Enquirer among others. His work is also in the permanent collection of the Skirball Museum in Cincinnati.
Presently, Stern maintains a studio at The Pendleton Art Center in Cincinnati, where he can be found working daily.