• raku, stoneware ceramics
email: Jim Romberg
Abiquiú, NM 87510
ARTIST STATEMENT – Jim Romberg, Professor Emeritus of Ceramics, studio artist, and creative director of the Eagleheart Center for Art and Inquiry, has been working with Raku Ceramics for over 30 years. A student and apprentice to Paul Soldner, Romberg has exhibited his work and given workshops on Raku Ceramics extensively in the United States and Europe. Romberg has developed post firing reduction treatments that enhance a painterly use of glaze and slips on both wheel thrown and handbuilt work.
Currently living and working in Abiquiu, New Mexico, Romberg cites the landscape, geology and the mix of cultures as inspiration for his work.
A member of the International Academy of Ceramics and a Board Member of the National Council on Education in the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) Romberg is also active in promoting critical writing in ceramics. He has had articles published in Ceramics; Art and Perception, Ceramics Monthly, and American Craft.
His work is featured in galleries and exhibitions across the United States and most recently featured in Mastering Raku a book on Raku, by Steven Branfman.
Brazos Gallery, Taos, New Mexico
Sublette Modern, Tucson, Arizona
Gail Severn Gallery, Sun Valley, Idaho
Hanson Howard Gallery, Ashland, Oregon
Gallery A, Salt Lake City
Boise Museum of Art Gallery, Boise, Idaho
Hibberd McGrath, Breckenridge, Colorado