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Last week I had several of my cardinal images on display at the Loveland Arts Council Winter Show. On Saturday night I found out I received the popular vote for the People’s Choice Award. Thanks to everyone who came out last week and voted for my photos! It was a big honor to be selected […]

Red, White, and Blue Jay

Red, White, and Blue Jay is one of my most recent prints and has quickly become one of my most popular. It’s an image that shows the beauty and simplicity of nature as well as it’s unpredictability, as many viewers find the presence of the Blue Jay in this image to almost unbelievable. Many have […]

I got a pleasant surpirse the other morning. . . Last week I submitted 4 prints to the NSS Print salon at the 2008 Convention in Florida. I was unable to attend due to the Kettering Art on the Commons and the Woodland Arts Fair on the weekends before and after. A friend delivered the […]

On, Thursday, July 26th, deep beneath the hills of Indiana, Robert Coomer received his 5th national medal for cave photography. His image, humorously named “Double, Double, Toil and Trouble, Waters Churn, and Cavers Bubble” won the Best of Show medal in the National Speleological Society’s (NSS) B+W Print Salon. This makes his 4th for the […]

Big thanks to Sara Pearce and her excellent Cincinnati Art News blog for covering my recent awards. Cincinnati Art News Blog

I’m a fellow. . .

On Friday, July 27th, 2007 I was selected to be a Fellow of the National Speleological Society. Fellows of the NSS are designated for their efforts over the years to further the goals of the Society through cave exploration, science, conservation, or administration. No more than 10 percent of the NSS members may be Fellows. […]

Thursday night (7/27), deep underground in the heart of the Marengo Warehouse and Distribution Center, the 2007 NSS Print Salon winners were announced! My photo, “Double, Double, Toil and Trouble, Waters Churn, and cavers Bubble” recieved the Best of Show Medal for the B+W Print Salon! This makes my 4th medal for the B+W Salon, […]

Caves/rcoomer_img_DarkRain.jpg Sunday at the Wyoming Art Show I won the “Best in Class” award for the Graphics, Photo, Print, and Mixed Media category for my photo, Darkness Rains. This image is from Buddha Christian Cave and was shot a few years ago. It was a great show, with nice weather, and good sales. We met […]