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Mena N. Romano Edit Profile

artist , educator

Mena N. Romano, American artist, educator. Grantee Artist Space, New York, 1990, others. Member National Drawing Association (chair membership 1990-1991), Long Island Craft Guild (president 1994-1995), Phi Theta, Pi Alpha Sigma.

Background

Romano, Mena N. was born on October 16, 1943 in Bronx, New York, United States. Daughter of Gerardo and Paulina (Sciurba) DeSanctis.

Education

AS in Fine Arts, Suffolk County Community College, 1983. Bachelor of Fine Arts summa cum laude, Long Island University, 1986. Master of Fine Arts, Long Island University, 1988.

Career

Adjunct assistant professor art, Suffolk County Chamber C., Selden, New York, since 1988; adjunct assistant professor art, Dowling College, Oakdale, New York, since 1992; adjunct assistant professor art, Lond Island University, Brookville, New York, since 1994; adjunct assistant professor art, Nassau Creative Commons, Garden City, New York, since 1996. Visiting artist B.O.C.E.S. Art in Education program, since 1992. Gallery exhibit consultant Smithtown Arts Council, 1989-1991.

Curator art, exhibitions Chess Collectors International, 1990. Lecturer in field.

Achievements

  • Avocations: travel, gardening. F C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibitions include Islip Art Museum, Southwest Texas State University Gallery, Fine Art Museum Long Island, The Pen and Brush Club New York. Permanent installations Meditation Garden, Garden City, 13th St. Garden Portals, Chicago, Adelphi University Campus, Garden City, New York, Nassan Community College.

Membership

Juror Mentathlon, A Competition of the Mind Suffolk County Chamber C., Selden, New York, 1989, Earth Day competition Dowling College, Oakdale, New York, 1993, outdoor exhibit Smithtown (New York) Arts Council, 1994. Volunteer Connetquot School District, Oakdale, Ronkokoma, Bohemia, New York, 1972-1982. Member National Drawing Association (chair membership 1990-1991), Long Island CraftGuild (president 1994-1995), Phi Theta, Pi Alpha Sigma.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, gardening.

Connections

Married Nicholas Romano, November 23, 1963. Children: Dina Marie Girola, Nicholas Carmine, Junior(deceased).

father:
Gerardo DeSanctis

mother:
Paulina (Sciurba) DeSanctis

spouse:
Nicholas Romano

children:
Nicholas Carmine Romano

Dina Marie Girola Romano

Junior Romano (deceased)