Loomis is a Vietnam Veteran (US Air Force, 554th Red Horse) holding degrees from Michigan State University with post-graduate work at the University of Washington and George Washington University. He retired from The Boeing Company as a Senior Versatile Technologist.
Loomis began as a professional photographer and darkroom technician in 1966. He began acrylic and encaustic painting in the early 1990's. Loomis has had several one man shows and participated in countless group shows. His work is collected internationally.