Reviews

Some of the reviews of my work that have appeared in the media

1986
Art Pages, CIRCA Art Magazine No.27
2013
All Ireland Group show, by Liz Baird, Belfast Telegraph, 25-1-2013
2013
All Ireland Group Show, by Jenny Cathcart, on line at Culture NI, 25-1-2013
2011
Casting a cold eye on art, by Jenny Lee, The Irish News, 24-6-2011
2009
Battle Lines: 30 years of unseen ‘Troubles art’, by James Morrison, The Independent, 14-5-2009
2007
In The Arts, by Philip Isaacson, Portland Press Herald, 23-9-2007
2008
Treelines proudly takes its place, Ulster Herald, 28-1-2008
2006
Promenade Sculpture on display, Mourne Observer, 11-7-2006
2006
Blue Skies up Ahead, by Aidan Gough, Down Democrat, 11-7-2006
2006
Chris puts his name on the map at Flowerfield, Coleraine Chronicle, 1-2-2006
2003
Visual Arts, by Aidan Dunne, The Irish Times, 16-4-2003
1999
Chris Wilson – Shadows of Light, by Aidan Dunne, The Irish Times, 24-3-1999
1999
Art on Show, Newtownabbey Times, 14-10-1999
1997
Affirming Vitality of Irish art in ‘90’s, by Jenny Cullum, The Atlanta Journal, 2-5-1997
1997
Art Show Strikes an Irish Chord, by Grant Sinclair, The Sentinel, 16-4-1997
1997
Radiant City Arts, by Gregory Crosby, Scope: Vegas Arts & Lifestyle, Vol 6, No.15, Nov.
1996
Net’working, by Carol Anne Dornan talks to Chris Wilson, Northern Woman, April ’96.
1996
Art From The Edge (II), by Judith Higgins, Art In America, April 1996
1996
Picturing Ireland in Paris, by Brian Fallon, The Irish Times, 28-5-1996
1996
World Wide Irish Art, The Irish Times, 7-3-1996
1996
Art enters into the fast lane in the information highway, by Colin McAlpin, Irish News, 2-3-1996
1996
Electronic art gallery to make sparks fly, by Mary Carr, Evening Herald, 7-3-1996
1996
Chris Wilson, Trist Ann’s Gallery, by Ian Hill, The Irish Times, 26-3-1996
1994
Four Person Show at The Wyvern Gallery, by Brian Fallon, The Irish Times, 18-1-1994
1993
Group Show – Wyvern Gallery, by Brian Fallon, The Irish Times, 12-8-1993
1992
Ulster Image Abroad, Belfast Telegraph, 16-3-1992
1991
Chris Wilson at the Wyvern Gallery, by Desmond MacAvock, The Irish Times, 5-8-1991
1991
Five Northern Ireland artists exhibit work in Boston, Irish Echo, 30-10-1991
1991
Exhibit at UAB gets to Northern Ireland basic truths, by James R. Nelson, The Birmingham News, 28-4-1991
1991
Provocative art from Northern Ireland, by Robert Furlong, Boston Irish Reporter, Dec
1991
Artistic Spirit Survives in Northern Ireland, by Christina Temin, Boston Globe, 6-11-91
1991
Art in the Service of Peacemaking, by M.S.Mason, The Christian Science Monitor
1990
Peace Museum host Northern Ireland Exhibit, by Eve Kotlarz, Chicago Flame, 15-5-1990
1990
Boosting an image through Art, by Jim Duffy, South Town Economist, 11-5-1990
1990
Locations Of The Mind, by Kate Robinson, Sunday Independent, 27-5-1990
1990
Peace Museum exhibit paints picture of Northern Ireland, by Patricia Smith, Chicago Sun-Times, 4-5-90
1990
On The Balcony Of The Nation, by T.Tarbox Kierstad, Houston Press, 15-3-1990
1990
Through Irish Eyes, by Susan Chadwick, The Houston Post, 11-3-1990
1990
From the ‘Balcony’, a broader view of life in Northern Ireland, by anne-Gerard Flynn, Union News, 2-11-1990
1990
Group show delves into Irish issues, by Susan Chadwick, The Houston Post, 24-3-1990
1990
Irish Stories, by Patricia C.Johnson, Houston Chronicle, 17-3-1990
1990
Good Show, Poor Space, Claremorris Open, by Brian Fallon, The Irish Times
1989
More Serious Concerns, by Catriona Kerr, Irish News, 29-9-89
1989
Altered Images, by Elizabeth Baird, Belfast Telegraph, 22-9-89
1989
A ‘Sleeping Dog’ rises to success, by Elizabeth Baird, Belfast Telegraph, 22-9-89
1988
Open Futures, by Tessa Sidey, Arts Review, 6 May
1988
Open Futures, by Robert Burstow, Artscribe, Sept/Oct 1988
1988
Open Futures, by Terry Grimley, Birmingham Post, 22-4-88
1987
The Belfast Exchange, by David Briers, Arts Review, May
1987
Art, by Theo Snoddy, News Letter, 16-3-87
1987
Intimate echoes of discord in Ulster images, by Christian Brayshay, South Wales Echo, 24-2-87
1987
An anguished view of life in the North, by Kate Robinson, Sunday Independent, 5-4-87
1987
The Artists trouble with a capital’T’, by Sean McCrum, Sunday Tribune, 5-4-87
1987
‘Directions Out’ at Douglas Hyde, by Brian Fallon, The Irish Times, 2-4-87
1987
Strokes of Desperation, by Aidan Dunne, Sunday Press, 29-3-87
1987
Male view of conflict in NI, by Dorothy Walker, Irish Independent, 28-3-87
1987
A Look into the Art of Darkness, by Deaglan de Breadun, The Irish Times, 26-3-87
1987
The South says “Yes” to our Art, by Kent Dur Russell, The Irish News, 25-5-87
1987
Steel Show, Irish Press, 9-1-87
1987
Steel Show, Irish Press, 9-1-87
1987
Critics Choice Art, Sunday Tribune, 4-1-87
1987
Art to Art, by Dorothy Walker, Irish Independent, 17-1-87
1987
Fear Of The Dark In The Drab World Of Belfast, by Aidan Dunne, The Sunday Press, 11-1-87
1987
Looking Down On Belfast From A Great Height, by Sean McCrum, Sunday Tribune, 11-1-87
1987
Irish Artists Come Of Age, South China Morning Post, 9-5-87
1986
Orchard Gallery Sculptors Exhibition, Derry Journal, 7-3-86
1987
Critics Choice at The Fenderesky Gallery, by Brian McAvera, The Irish News
1986
Chris Wilson at The Fenderesky Gallery, by Joan Fowler, CIRCA no.31
1986
Chris Wilson at The Fenderesky Gallery, by Ray Rosenfield, The Irish Times, 25-09-86
1986
Metaphor and technique…, by Brian McAvera, The Irish News, 24-09-86
1986
Anatomy of our sculpture, by Brian McAvera, The Irish News, 28-03-86
1985
Aspects no.31, Winter 85/86.
1985
CIRCA, Sept/Oct issue
1985
How art came to Hackney, Andrew Graham-Dixon, Sunday Times, 29 October
1985
Impact Beyond Politics by Adrian Henri, Liverpool Echo,
1985
Anatomy of an art Exhibition by Brian McAvera, The Irish News, 11 December
1985
The Irish News, 18 September
1985
Belfast Telegraph, 16 September