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Jim Romberg, James

Biography to Display: 

EDUCATION

1965 BA Ancient and Medieval History, Pomona College, Claremont, California

1965-1967 Philosophy and Religion, Union Theological Seminary, New York, New York

1972 MFA Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, California

APPRENTICESHIPS AND RESIDENCIES

1974-1986 Artist-in-Residence, Instructor Ceramics, Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Humanities, Sun Valley, Idaho

2015 Artist-in-Residence, Eagleheart Center for Art and Inquiry, Sedona, Arizona

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1972-1973 Instructor in Ceramics, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

1973-1974 Director of Ceramics, Anderson Ranch Art Center, Snowmass, Colorado

1986-2006 Professor of Art, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, Oregon

 

Jim Romberg is known for making a full line of functional stoneware, which also included a large selection of raku wall plaques, vases and tea bowls.

Critical writing has been a lifelong interest and led him to help organize a Critical Ceramics Symposium in Santa Fe (2010).

Romberg studied with Paul Soldner at Claremont Graduate School.

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

Boise Museum of Art, Boise, Idaho

City of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

Pottery of Northwest, Seattle, Washington

Scripps College, Claremont, California

Sevres Museum, Paris, France  

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

Branfman, Steven. Raku: A Practical Approach. Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2001.

Romberg, Jim. Raku: Origins, Impact and Contemporary Expression. Pomona, CA: American Museum of Ceramic Art, 2005.

Romberg, Jim and Ray Hemachandra. 500 Raku: Bold Explorations of a Dynamic Ceramic Technique. New York, NY: Lark Publications, 2011.

 

CV or Resume: Click Here to Download
Source: Artist

Website(s):

www.jimromberg.com

 

Typical Marks
1986
1988
Sculpture
Date: 1970
Method: Thrown and Altered
Surface Technique: Glaze, Raku
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Marer Collection, 79.8.24, Scripps College
Photo: TMP
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Marer Collection, 79.8.24, Scripps College
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Covered Jar
Date: 1986
Form: Covered Jar
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Dordogne Dweller
Date: 1988
Form: Sculpture
Method: Slab Built
Surface Technique: Glaze, Raku
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Marer Collection, 90.1.1, Scripps College
Photo: TMP
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Marer Collection, 90.1.1, Scripps College
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Bottle with a Stopper
Date: 1970
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Slab Built
Surface Technique: Salt Glaze
Scripps College Collection, 79.8.23
Photo: TMP
Scripps College Collection, 79.8.23
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified October 22, 2019. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/romberg