A.J. ROMBACH
Lives in Salem, MA.
Born: Norwalk, CT. 1988

ajrombie@gmail.com
www.acornartschool.com
www.fjordspace.com

EDUCATION
2021
- Boston University - MFA (candidate) in painting 
2010
- Boston University - BFA in painting cum laude 
2008
- Scuola Internazionale di Grafica Venezia - Study Abroad Program in Venice, Italy. Painting, Printmaking & Art History.

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015
- Zephyr, Rodger Lapelle Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
2014
- Wanderlust, Mankiw Family Gallery, Waltham, MA.,
- The Song that Sounds Like, CSA Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
2012
- PHILADELPHIA, Part Time Studios, Philadelphia, PA.
- SPACES, CSA Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
2011
- Contract + Expand, F&N Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019
-There is no Band, Distillery Gallery, Boston, MA. 
2018
- Feminism Prism, SPACEUS Annex, Cambridge, MA.
- Mapping Worlds, SPACEUS Substation, Roslindale, MA.
- What does Womyn’s Art Look like Today?, Lynn Museum, Lynn, MA.
2017
- Touching The Pond, FJORD Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
2016
- Artist-Run Miami: Pool Rules, Ocean Terrace Hotel, Miami, Fl.
- Friends, PRB studio, Ambler, PA. (curated by David T. Miller and Ian White Williams)
- FJORD Member Show, FJORD Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
2015
- 2419, FJORD Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
2014
- Inliquid V. 14.0, Icebox, Philadelphia, PA.
2013
- CHORUS EFFECT, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA.
- Inliquid V. 13.0, Icebox at Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA.
2012
- Alumni & Faculty Show, Rubin-Frankel Gallery, Boston, Ma.
- Stranger in a Strange Land, Uncooperative Salem Arts, Salem, MA.
- 71st Annual Juried Exhibition, Woodmere Art Museum, Chestnut Hill, PA. juried by Alex Kanevsky
- In Celebration of the Barnes, CSA Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
- Inliquid V. 12.0, Icebox Gallery,  Philadelphia, PA.  
2011
- SMALL JAWNS, PART II, Part Time Studios, Philadelphia, PA.
- Winter Heat Wave, Part Time Studios, Philadelphia, PA.
2010
- SMALL JAWNS, Part Time Studios, Philadelphia, PA.
- POST: Philadelphia Open Studios Tour, Part Time Studios, Philadelphia, PA.
- BFA Thesis Exhibition, Stone Gallery and Commonwealth Gallery, Boston, MA.
- Retrospectrums, Gallery 5, B.U., Boston, MA.
- Genderfest, Women's Resource Center, B.U., Boston, MA.

CURATORIAL PROJECTS
2019
- Fourth House Presents, Fourth House, Salem, MA. 
- There is no Band, Distillery Gallery, Boston, MA. 
2016
Pool Rules, Ocean Terrace Hotel, Miami, Fl.
Basic Instinct, FJORD Gallery, Philadelphia, PA., with Natessa Amin.Brick Moon, FJORD Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
2015
- Finding a Zeitgeist through Submission, FJORD Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
2014
- The Rainbow Room, 111 Front Street Galleries, Brooklyn, NY, 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.
-"Market Spaces: A Forum on New Art Economies,” Philadelphia, PA.
- Show-and-Share, MOORE College of Art, Philadelphia, PA.
2013
- CITYWIDE: A COLLECTIVE EXHIBITION, Philadelphia, PA. 
2012
- WANDERING PLANAR, FJORD Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
- IN CELEBRATION OF THE BARNES, CSA Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. 
- Co-founded FJORD Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. 

MURALS
2015
- The Journey, Lawnside Public School, Lawnside, NJ. with Natessa Amin and Meghan Reilly 
2013
Stories ii, Sandy Island Camp, Tuftenboro, NH. 
2012
- The Scale, Santa Fe, NM. with Natessa Amin, Amanda Dunham, and Britt Kuechenmeister
Stories i, Sandy Island Camp, Tuftenboro, NH. with Amanda Dunham 
- Assistant to artist Parris Stancell for the Haitian Germantown Project via Philadelphia Mural Arts.
2011
- Scitech Academy, New Orleans, LA.
- Outdoor public space, Santa Fe, NM.
- Sexual Violence and Abuse Center, Minneapolis, MN.
- Harold St. Public work, Port Richmond, Philadelphia, PA. 
- Barking Horse Farm, Puriscal, Costa Rica.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
2018
-GRLSQUASH vol. ii: SELF, Boston, MA. 
- Feminism Prism catalogue, SPACEUS, Cambridge, MA.
2012
- Studio Visit Magazine Vo. 17, juried by Jonathan Green
- The 71st Annual Juried Exhibition Catalogue, Woodmere Art Museum, Chestnut Hill, PA.

TEACHING / WORK EXPERIENCE
2017- PRESENT
- Acorn Gallery School of Art, Lead teacher- painting and drawing from observation, ages 5-adult, Marblehead, MA. 
2012-2017
- FJORD Gallery, Co-founder and co-director, Philadelphia, PA. 
2009- PRESENT
- Crew Member, Trader Joes, Locations: Brookline, MA., Philadelphia, PA. + Peabody, MA.