2020 Linocut Print on Fabriano paper 25 x 60 cm Edition: 2/10
Roome obtained a Master’s Degree: Fine Art from Rhodes University in 1975 and a Doctor Technologiae: Design from Cape Peninsular University of Technology in 2014.
Roome retired from full time lecturing in 2016. He lectured in Fine Art at Durban University of Technology where he taught drawing, and printmaking and assisted in the co-ordination of the Fine Art Programme. He is still involved in the Masters in Fine Art Programme as a supervisor has supervised numerous Masters Students in Fine Arts and other related Programmes over the last ten years.
Roome’s own research interests are focused around Creative Practice Based Research Methodologies and Creative Drawing Research. He currently works in his studio concentrating on printmaking and drawing.
Roome has held 12 solo exhibitions and participated in numerous group exhibitions in a career that spans 40 years. His creative work includes a variety of media such as painting, printmaking, hand paper-making, drawing, digital drawing and animation. He has works in a number of public art collections, including the Durban Art Gallery.