I'm participating in this years Nada Dada Motel art show, and will be showing by work with metal sculptor Andy Munz at the Wildflower Village Motel, Room D-1, 4395 W 4th St. Reno Nevada from June 13 to June 16th from 11am to 9pm-ish. If you're in town swing by and say hi! http://nadadadamotel.weebly.com
(June 12th, 2013)
New images have been added to my crblum.tumblr.com web page. Please swing by and have a look to see my more recent work. I will continue to update this site, but it is easier to quickly add images to my crblum.tumblr.com page, so I have been updating that site more often lately.
(December 22nd, 2012)
New images have been added to the "Recent Additions" gallery.
(September 18th, 2012)
I would like to let everyone know that my photographic note cards are now on display, and for sale at Twisted Minds Tattoo studio and gallery located at 820 South Virginia Street, Reno NV. Twisted minds not only offers great tattooing services, but they have a viewable glass blowing studio for all of your custom smoking glass needs. Swing by and check out the other local artists work on display. Twisted-Minds on Facebook (August 16th, 2012)
I am very happy to announce that I have a 10 piece set of framed images from my “Signs of Neon” series on display and available for purchase at the new Reno Tahoe Visitors Center located inside Reno Envy at 135 North Sierra St in downtown Reno. Reno Envy is a great signature-clothing store locally owned by Scott Dunseath. My note cards and 18”x24” posters are also on display and available for purchase at this location. Please swing by and check out Scott’s great inventory and my work and be sure to snap a picture in the back of the Airstream trailer photo booth! (June 25th, 2012) New images have been added to the "Recent Additions" gallery, the "Color Images" gallery.
(May 1st, 2012)
My work will be shown at the Los Angeles Center for Digital Art's Eighth Anniversary Retrospective. Over eighty artist from around the world will be participating in this large scale artist showcase from March 8th to March 31st. For more information on the LACDA, and this show in particular please visit their site via the link below:
I am currently editing the images I took at this years Burning Man festival. I will be slowly adding these images to both my Facebook fan site and to this web site. Please check either of these pages frequently over the next few months to see what I was able to capture this year.
(September 8th, 2011)
I am happy and proud to announce that I have won a full portfolio merit award from Color Magazine for my "Signs of Neon" series. My work is currently on page 114 of the B&W + Color presents: Color special issue #86 October 2011. The magazine should be available to view at Barnes and Noble book stores now.
(August 28th, 2011)
I will be participating in this years Nada Dada Motel with fellow photographers Mark Hammon and Sally Hanrahan in room #7 of the El Ray Motel from June 16th to the 19th. Over 100 artists will be participating in multiple locations here in Reno, NV including the El Ray Motel, Lido Inn, Townhouse Lodge, Wildflower Village and Strega Bar. For more information about Nada Dada Motel follow one or both of these links: Nada Dada Motel - Metromix Reno Article Nada Dada Motel - Wikipedia
(June 16th, 2011)
New images added to the "Recent Additions" gallery. Reno Envy moved it's retail outlet to a larger, brighter location at 135 N Sierra St, Suite C, Reno, NV 89501. A large selection of my blank photo note cards can be purchased from this location. Swing by and have a look! (April 16th, 2011)
New images have been added to the "Recent Additions" gallery, the "Color Images" gallery and the "Still Life and Locations" gallery. For those of you in the Reno, Nevada area, my images in the form of blank note cards can be purchased at the following locations: Prism Magic Clothing and Imports in Sparks, The Melting Pot in Reno, and Reno Envy in Reno at their West Street Market location. I also have 4 framed "Signs of Neon" series prints for sale at Prism Magic, and beginning Friday December 17th, you will be able to purchase select un-framed prints from the Prism Magic's location too. (December 15th, 2010)
Nine new images have been added to the "Signs of Neon" series. The new image titles are Playhouse, Sands, Val's III, Golden West, OTO, Hostel, Elbow Room, Records, and Canters. (December 15th, 2010)
I'm having an upcoming photography exhibition at Vino Jungle, 246 w 1st street Reno, NV. The show runs from 4th to the 29th of November, with the artist reception on November 4th starting at 7pm. I'll be showing selected images from my "Signs of Neon" series. (October 1st, 2010)
Additional Burning Man 2010 images to just added to my Flikr Burning Man on-line gallery. I'll be adding the remaining imges with-in a week, check back and enjoy! (September 25th, 2010)
I've added more new Burning Man 2010 images to my on-line gallery. If you check back over the next few days additional images will follow. (September 19th, 2010)
I just started adding my new burning man images to my on-line gallery. There will continue to be additions until I post that I'm finished. Please check back often, and e-mail me if you have any questions or would like to get a print. (September 19th, 2010)
I have changed my e-mail address from firstname.lastname@example.org to email@example.com . Please be sure to send any message and or orders to my new e-mail address. Thank you for your understanding. New image "Gort" added to "Looking Glass" series gallery.
(August 29th, 2010)
New image "Lodge" added to "Signs of Neon" series.
(JAugust 20th, 2010)
I'm currently showing my "Signs of Neon" series in conjunction with the "Neon centennial light opera and revival" at West Street Market, along with Jeff Johnson, John Molezzo and Asa Gilmore. Show ends August 12th.
New images "777", "Zeph" and "Ho-Hum" added to "Signs of Neon" series.
(July 19th, 2010)
I'm currently showing my work in conjunction with the "Neon centennial light opera and revival" at West Street market, along with Jeff Johnson, John Molezzo and Asa Gilmore. The show runs until the 8th of August. New image "Thunderbird" added to "Signs of Neon" series.
New color image series "Signs of Neon" gallery added to web site. New images also added to the "Recent Additions" gallery.
(July 13th, 2010)
5 New images added to my: "Color Fine Art" gallery
(April 22nd, 2010)
I've just found out that I won two merit awards from Color Magazine, one in the still life category for my "Neck Tie Party" image and one in the extreme color category for my "When we ran free" image. You can view both images in my "Color Fine Art" gallery. Color magazine issue #7 is currently on news stands. My work can be found on pages 89 and 120.
(March 8th, 2010)
New images added to: "Recent Additions" and "Color Fine Art" galleries
(January 9th, 2010)
I recently received my copy of Black and white magazine’s single image portfolio edition, and found out that I won my second consecutive merit award for my "Metropolis" piece. You can see the image/award on page
59 of issue 72, February 2010.
(December 1st, 2009)
New images, and an easier to follow format have been added to the Modeling, portrait and event gallery section of the web site. I intend on focusing more heavily on those types of image and projects in the future. If you are interested in having unique modeling, portrait or commercial images taken, please contact me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
(October 22nd, 2009)
6 new images, "When we ran free", "All or nothing", "View", "Faith", "Point II" and "Forbidden" were added to the "Recent Additions" gallery
(October 22nd, 2009) 3 new images added to the "Recent Additions" gallery
(October 14, 2009)
Oliver X, editor of Reno Tahoe Tonight did a really great job creating an artist profile on me in the October 2009 issue of RTT. Artist profile in Reno Tahoe Tonight (September 30th, 2009)
1 new image "Death's Standard" added to the "Recent Additions" gallery
(September 18th, 2009).
A new image, "No Climbing" has been added to the "Innocence Lost" series
(September 17th, 2009).
9 new images added to the "Daylight" photographs from Burning Man 2009.
(September 15th, 2009).
The "After Dark" photographs from Burning Man 2009 have been added to the images section. That is the final Burning Man gallery to be added
(September 15th, 2009).
1 new image "Cloud Bound" added to the "Recent Additions" gallery
(September 15th, 2009).
Daylight and People photographs from Burning Man 2009 have been added to the images section. I will be adding an After Dark Burning Man 2009 section shortly. More images will be added to all three Burning Man sections for the next week or two. Thank you so much for your patience and support. If you would a high resolution digital copy of a photo that you are in please contact me at email@example.com
(September 13th, 2009).
8 new images added to the "Recent Additions" gallery
(August 12, 2009)
C.R. Blum participated in LA 2 OC Emphasis Extreme show held at the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art from July 3rd to July 25th. The show's curator was Jeff Alu and the opening reception was held July 18th. For more information please visit: http://www.occca.org/2009-07.html
Christopher Robin Blum will be participating in Reno, Nevada's Nada Dada Motel art festival from June 18th to the 21st. He will be sharing room 211 at the El Cortez hotel located at 239 W 2nd St, downtown Reno with fellow photographer Mark Hammon. The show runs from 12 noon to Midnight each day of the festival. For more information regarding Nada Dada Motel visit: http://www.nadadadamotel.com/
Christopher was one of 40 winning artists selected out of approximately 500 individuals who entered to show at the Los Angeles center for digital art and will have his work on display at the LACDA from May 14-June 6, 2009. The winning images will then be on display at the California Museum of Photography from July 2 to August 22, 2009 To read about the juried show please click here. If you would like to see the winning entries for this international juried competition click here LACDA top 40 International finalist selected images Winners of the LACDA Juried show will also be show at the California Museum of Photography. Click on the link below, then select Exhibitions, then Upcoming and finally Top 40 select the "Top 40" sectito read about the CMP show running from July 2nd to August 22, 2009. Click here for the California museum of photography's site Select from the menu on the left side of the screen, "exhibitions", then "past", and the input "top 40" into the search engine section. The show my work was in will then appear.
Christopher Robin Blum donated a piece of art to the benefit auction for Devin Hosselkus, a 24 year old local Reno artist diagnosed with a very rare type bone cancer. The "Studio of 4th Street" hosted the auction (May 3rd 2009) where the donated art sales went to helping Devin pay for his devastatingly high hospital bills. Devin is still undergoing chemotherapy treatments and is still in need of donations. If you would like to read more about this issue please follow the link below. There are also instructions on how you can send donations to help pay for Devin's treatments and his mounting medical bills: Click here to read more about Devin Hosselkus
C. R. Blum won a Merit award in the still life category from Black and White Magazine's 2009 single image portfolio contest. The winning image can been seen in B&W Magazine's special issue #64, on page 94.