Jace Romick has a creative eye for the West
Steamboat Springs — Jace Romick R (Diamond symbol) Gallery at the Chief Theater in a room just off the lobby at 813 Lincoln Avenue, features primarily the beautifully reproduced large format photographs of Jace Romick in frames he custom builds and stand on their own as fine craft.
He has major collections comprising closeups of classic cars showing the patina of age, as well as action photos comprising details of cowboy gear and tack.
“I feel like it’s a rodeo, mountain lifestyle,” he said of his collection (see more below).
Romick’s detailed large reproductions of photographs with subject matter ranging from aspen forests, wild stallions and vintage leather and wooden ski equipment have an uncommonly tactile feel. To the viewer, it seems as if they could step into the aspen grove he captured near Steamboat Lake.
His images are represented in galleries in Telluride, Jackson, Wyo., Aspen and Vail, and after three decades of honing his sense of what the design market wants while operating his own gallery of furniture and decorative art, he was eager to have his own exhibition space in Steamboat again. Knowing his images (rarely printed smaller than 24 by 36 inches, had to stand out, he decided to elevate their presentation with custom frames he builds drawing on his career as a furniture builder.
The work is presented in dark wood that has been scraped with an adze and in lightly corroded steel, all custom built by the image maker.
“In addition to being a photographer I consider myself to be a craftsman and designer,” Romick said.
Jace Romick R (Diamond symbol) Gallery is open to the public anytime there is a special event underway in downtown Steamboat, or by appointment. He can be reached at 970-846-8377 or email@example.com. Look for his Web page soon: jaceromickgallery.com
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