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Kiana Lom



Educational Intern

Zuccaire Gallery, Stonybrook University - Stony Brook, NY

·    Assist with curatorial aspects of DOS MUNDOS diversity and inclusivity exhibit

·    Create and implement educational programs for the public. 

·    Curate Student Exhibition “Identity and Culture.” (Spring 2021)

02/2017 to 12/2017


Lighthouse News - Riverhead, NY

·    Self-sourced, gathered and wrote news.

·    Managed, supervised and finalized layout in collaboration of my Managing editor.

·    Recruited and motivated new contributors.

·    Edited and gave feedback on reporters writing.

·    Coordinated with advisor to seek quality and continued improvement of news.

·    Held and organized club meetings.


03/2015 to 08/2017

Certified Framer 

Michaels Companies Inc. - Riverhead, NY

·    Designed eye pleasing framing compositions, using frames, various textured mats, fillets and liners.

·    Knowledgeable about art and artistic composition to sell and speak to a wide variety of clientele but predominantly niche highend customers.

·    Used creative skills and problem solving in order to fix issues arising from hard to frame artwork or aesthetically challenging compositions.

·    Knowledge of power tools, cut glass and perform arithmetic to configure symmetry and measurements.

·    Work with deadlines.


10/2010 to 01/2014


Self-published - Wading River, NY

·    Wrote both a memoir and a full-length novel called "Incorrigible"

·    Maintained self-discipline and motivation of the craft by writing 2k words daily.

·    Maintained a practice of re-writing and editing to polish my own work.

·    Created and hosted website to advertise and establish brand.

·    Formatted and uploaded book to kindle for sale.

·    Printed physical versions of the book and peddled it at open market and craft fairs.




Bachelor of Arts: Studio Art with a Creative Writing Minor

SUNY Stony Brook University- Stony Brook, NY


·    Dean's List Honoree every semester enrolled.

·    Graduated with Suma Cum Laude distinction.

·    Thesis: "Short Stories on Death and Transformation"

·    3.96 GPA

·    Drs. Connie and Lee Kopelman Endowed Scholarship Recipient

·    URECA Grant Award Recipient

·    Alpha Sigma Lambda and Chi alpha Epsilon Honor Society Member

·    Ana Maria Torres Hispanic Heritage Scholarship Recipient 

·    Elizabeth and Phillip Palmedo Scholarship Recipient 



Associate in Liberal Arts: English Language and Literature

Suffolk Community College - Riverhead, NY

·    Dean’s List and Honors Club since enrolled as a student.

·    Lifetime Learning Scholarship and EOP High achieving Scholarship Recipient

·    Phi Theta Kappa., Alpha Sigma Lambda and Chi Alpha Epsilon Member

·    Honors Society and Lighthouse News Member



  • Staller Center Award for Excellence Senior Art Show 2021

  • SUNY PACC prize Finalist “The Arboreal Theater”

  • Sunwood Competition Winner Spring 2021.

  • Sunwood Competition Winner Spring 2020.

  • URECA Creative Research Grant Projects Recipient Summer 2019.

  • American Scholastic Journalist winner for "The Lighthouse News." Spring 2018.

  • Art Contributor to advertise and promote "Take Back the Night" campaign to help raise awareness against domestic violence. May 2018.

  • Donated four original art pieces to the SCCC Foundation to auction off and raise funds for minority scholarships.



       Best of SUNY Art Exhibition, Carl McCall SUNY Administrative Bldg.

       Nov 2020- Nov 2021


       Sunwood Estate, Presidents Art Collection, Stony Brook, NY.

       Spring 2021- Spring 2022


       URECA & Senior Show, Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery, Stony Brook, NY.

       Spring 2021


       Home Far and Near, Gallery North, East Setauket, NY. 

       Feb 25th, 21- April 3rd, 21.


      Simulacrum, Staller Art Department, Stony Brook, NY.

       Nov 2020- Feb 2021


       Independent Study in Art Studio Exhibition "Leap of Faith," Staller Art Department 

       Feb 27-March 5th, 2020


      "Phases" a Lithography Exhibition

       Nov 13- Nov 21 Staller Center for the Arts Second Floor


       URECA Art Exhibition, Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery

       May 2-May 15, 2019.




       Guest Poet Speaker at graduation Ceremony for EOP

       "Mental Power Sonnet.”

       April 17, 2018.


       SCCC Creative Writing Festival Reading as an Artist and Writer

       April 26, 2018.

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