AJ ROMBACH (they/them)

born: 1988, Norwalk, CT

ajrombie@bu.edu
IG: @ajrombie



EDUCATION
2022Boston University - MFA in painting cum laude
2010Boston University - BFA in painting cum laude
2008Scuola Internazionale di Grafica Venezia - Study Abroad Program in Venice, Italy. Painting, Printmaking & Art History.
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015Zephyr, Rodger Lapelle, Philadelphia, PA.
2014Wanderlust, Mankiw Family, Waltham, MA.,

The Song that Sounds Like, CSA, Philadelphia, PA.
2012PHILADELPHIA, Part Time Studios, Philadelphia, PA.

SPACES, CSA Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2022BU MFA THESIS SHOW, Morgan Lehman, New York, NY.

Banging on the Door, Piano Craft Gallery, Boston, MA.

BU MFA THESIS SHOW, Stone Gallery @ BU, Boston, MA.
2021T.B.D., Commonwealth Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA.

Dinner to Follow, Commonwealth Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA.
2019There is no Band, Distillery Gallery, Boston, MA.
2018Feminism Prism, SPACEUS Annex, Cambridge, MA.

Mapping Worlds, SPACEUS Substation, Roslindale, MA.

Art Today, Lynn Museum, Lynn, MA.
2017Touching The Pond, FJORD Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
2016Artist-Run Miami: Pool Rules, Ocean Terrace Hotel, Miami, Fl.

FJORD Member Show, FJORD Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

2419, FJORD Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
2014Inliquid V. 14.0, Icebox, Philadelphia, PA.
2013CHORUS EFFECT, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA.

Inliquid V. 13.0, Icebox at Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA.
201271st Annual Juried Exhibition, Woodmere Art Museum, Chestnut Hill, PA.

Alumni & Faculty Show, Rubin-Frankel Gallery, Boston, Ma.
CURATORIAL PROJECTS
2022Shadow Work, A.P.E. Gallery, Northampton, MA.
2021T.B.D., Commonwealth Gallery, Boston, MA.  (with Jason Lipow)
2019There is no Band, Distillery Gallery, Boston, MA.

Fourth House Presents, Fourth House, Salem, MA.
2016Pool Rules, Ocean Terrace Hotel, Miami, Fl. (with FJORD)

Basic Instinct, FJORD Gallery, Philadelphia, PA., (with Natessa Amin)

Brick Moon, FJORD Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. (with FJORD)
2015Finding a Zeitgeist through Submission, FJORD Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
2014The Rainbow Room, 111 Front Street Galleries, Brooklyn, NY, for RISD MFA-Painting class of 2015

QUALIA, FJORD Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. (with Chrissy Scolaro)

MECHANICAL TURK, Memorial Hall, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI. (with FJORD)
2013CITYWIDE: A COLLECTIVE EXHIBITION, Philadelphia, PA.
2012WANDERING PLANAR, FJORD Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
MURALS
2021A Sea Bird, assisted Maria Molteni, Seaport, Boston, MA.

Courting the Sky,  assisted Maria Molteni, New Bedford, MA.
2019Spaceus @ Hubweek, Seaport, Boston, MA.
2015The Journey, Lawnside, NJ. with Natessa Amin and Meghan Reilly
2013The Scale, Santa Fe, NM. with Natessa Amin, Amanda Dunham, and Britt Kuechenmeister

Haitian Germantown Project, assisted artist Parris Stancell for Haitian Germantown Project via Philadelphia Mural Arts.
AWARDS
2022Walter Feldman Fellowship, Boston, MA.
2021WildFlower Alliance Career Initiatives Grant
2019The Constantine Alajov Award from Boston University
TEACHING/ WORK EXPERIENCE
2022Teaching assistant to Richard Ryan, Boston University
2021Teaching assistant to Lucy Kim, Boston University
2020Teaching assistant to Richard Ryan, Boston University
2019 Teaching assistant to Paul Karasik, Boston University
2017-2019Acorn Gallery, lead teacher, Marblehead, MA.
2012-2017Founding member & co-director FJORD, Philadelphia, PA.
2009- presentTrader Joes, Crew Member, Brookline, MA., Philadelphia, PA., Peabody, MA., Hadley, MA., Cambridge, MA.

Mark