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January 14, 2022 – Shreveport-Bossier, LA
SB Focus by Kerry Kirspel
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Chris recognized in Who’s Who in America 2020

October 2018 – Shreveport, LA
Rick Rowe interviews Chris about his life.


July 2018 – Shreveport, LA
Joe Haynes interviews Chris about his latest work and what inspires him to keep doing what he loves.


July 16, 2018 – Minden, LA
MINDEN PRESS-HERALD, article by Caleb Daniel
Chris Opp transforms the J.L. Jones library with a brush
Students at J.L. Jones Elementary School will return this fall to find their library has become a vibrant Louisiana swamp, complete with wildlife and characters from popular children’s literature. Former Jones Elementary Principal Michelle Finley said the idea to have the library painted with a swamp theme came from a trip to the Model Schools Conference in Nashville last summer. “Many teachers from Webster Parish went, including a big team from Jones,” she said. “They got really excited about some ideas they had at the conference: ways to motivate kids, to make kids want to read and come to the library. Just to produce a fun environment and spruce up the place. It started with brainstorming at the conference lunch table and turned into a year-long project of finding the artist, getting a quote, finding donors, and getting it done.”  READ MORE

December 12, 2017 – Shreveport, LA
Painting the Town Red, White and Blue


August, 2015 – Bossier City, LA
Victoria Shirley interviews Chris on his recent projects and talks to Robin Jones, Director of the Bossier Arts Council about the importance of public murals to a city.


2013 – Bossier City, LA
Chris takes on a project of large proportion…it’s 5 o’clock somewhere!