Hoover has a strong exhibition history in juried art shows and has
had several one-man shows. His one-man shows include the South Bend Museum of Art; the Northern Indiana Artist Association
Gallery, Hammond, Indiana; Indiana University, South Bend Campus; St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana; Mount Mercy
University, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; and the Michiana Jewish Federation, South Bend, Indiana.
In 2010, Hoover switched from film photography to digital photography. Initially,
going from darkroom silver photography to digital computer printed photography was an extremely difficult transition for him
after making photos in his darkroom for so many years. In 2011 Hoover started a series of photographs he called "Small
to Big." He photographed miniature toys and figurines and then greatly enlarged these images. At the end of 2013, Hoover
reexamined a series of Bird Drawings that he completed in the 80's. He started to collage strips from his paint-by-number
painting collection (circa:1950's), and then he re-photographed them. In 2014 he went back into the darkroom to make "Bird
Hoover found that he still loved
the magic of darkroom photography. Also during this period, he started a series of photographs that he calls "Two Together."
In these photos he explores the relationship of two visuals that he makes into one photo.