James Romberger’s pastel drawings are in many private and public collections including those of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Brooklyn Museum and Harvard Business School. In the mid-1980s, he was co-director of the noted East Village installation gallery Ground Zero. He is the Eisner-nominated cartoonist of Post York (Uncivilized Books) and co-author of the graphic novels 7 Miles a Second (with Marguerite Van Cook and the late multimedia artist and AIDS activist David Wojnarowicz, Vertigo/DC and Fantagraphics Books), The Late Child and Other Animals (with Van Cook, Fantagraphics), Bronx Kill (with Peter Milligan, Vertigo) and Aaron and Ahmed (with Guggenheim fellow Jay Cantor, Vertigo). He has written about comics, film and art for Publisher’s Weekly, Aperture, Comics Journal, The Beat, LAAB, Study Group Magazine and Hooded Utilitarian. His most recent book is the critical study Steranko: the Self-Created Man (Ground Zero Books). He teaches art at Parsons and Marywood University.
BA Fine Art, Columbia University, 2011
MA Film Studies, CUNY, 2017
Observational Drawing (Spring 2019)