Biography & Current Events

Robert R. Cobb is a recently retired high school art teacher,  culminating 35 years of teaching experience with Maine Township High School District #207 in Park Ridge and Des Plaines, Illinois.  He lives with his wife of 40 years, Lorna. They have three grown sons and five grandchildren.  Robert is a professional artist as well as a sometime poet.  His works of art, largely drawings, paintings, and prints may be found in over 150 collections.   His poetry may be found in recent issues of SNAKESKIN Webzine,  Basket Case Magazine, The Southern Ocean Review, The Free Cuisenart, The Nexus, The Paradigm Press Zine, and BeFreeZine. --Robert's  poem "Sestina Senses and Nonsense" won 2nd place in The Black Swan Review's  national poetry contest.   Robert was the featured poet of the month in The Nepenthe Journal, June '99.
My work is currently being shown at:
                    Positive Strokes Art Gallery
                    337 W. Northwest Highway
                    Palatine, IL  60067
                    (847) 705-7130
And will be shown in postcard form at:
                   Community Church of Rolling Meadows
                   13th Annual CornFest Craft Show & Bazaar
                   2720 Kirchoff Road
                   Rolling Meadows, IL  60008
                   (847) 255-5510

Cobb Co. Studio Arts