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October 2018 – Shreveport, LA
KTBS 3 NEWS
Rick Rowe interviews Chris about his life.

 

July 2018 – Shreveport, LA
KTBS 3 NEWS
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
SHREVEPORT TIMES
Painting the Town Red, White and Blue

 

August, 2015 – Bossier City, LA
KSLA TV NEWS
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
KTAL NEWS 6
Chris takes on a project of large proportion…it’s 5 o’clock somewhere!