Dybas, Cheryl Lyn, A New Wave: Science and Art Meet in the Sea, Oceanography, March 2019

Dybas, Cheryl Lyn, Biology and art find common ground, BioScience, December 2018

Park, Shuin, “Putting the Spotlight on Artists Who Glow,” Signal to Noise Magazine, September 6, 2018.

“Artist to offer presentation on ‘Living Light’ exhibit March 5 at MCC,” Daily Herald, March 1, 2018.

“IN SITU: Bioluminescent portraits with Hunter Cole and Peter N. Gray,” SciArt Magazine, February 2018

Borrelli, Christopher, “Shimmery bacteria plus a canvas equals art, briefly,” Chicago Tribune, January 26, 2018

Hawbaker, KT, “Femme new media cause for 'Palpitations'; artist and scientist Hunter Cole redefines "lightning bug",” Chicago Tribune, January 18, 2018

Kaufmann, Justin, “Celebrate the beauty of bacteria,” The Download, January 16, 2018 (Radio)

Heisler, Steve, “St. Vincent at the Chicago Theatre, and more of the best things to do in Chicago this weekend,” Chicago Reader, January 12, 2018

Wicks, Kristin, “Weekend Events January 12 through Next Week,” Chicago Now, January 12, 2018

Vartan, Starre, “This scientist creates ephemeral works of art with bioluminescent bacteria. Her original creations grow and die over the course of just a few days,” Mother Nature Network (MNN), January 9, 2018

Zidek, Gary, “Art and Science Converge In New Exhibit: Living Lights,” The Arts Section, January 9, 2018 (Radio)

Graham, Meyer, “The top events for the week and beyond,” Crain's Chicago Business, December 20, 2017

Bookwalter, Genevieve, “Shout Out: Hunter Cole, biology lecturer and artist ,” Evanston Review, December 19, 2017

Hiskes, Jamilyn, “Loyola Biology Professor Will Display Work at ARC Gallery,” Loyola Phoenix, December 15, 2017

“News #28 Exhibition: Living Light: Photographs by Light of Bioluminescent Bacteria,” Clot Magazine, November 17, 2017

"Living Light: Bioluminescent Art," Interalia Magazine (, December 2016

Madhusoodanan, Jyoti, "Science and Culture: Petri palettes create microbial masterpieces," PNAS (, October 4, 2016

Pederson, Alex, "Creators-Hunter Cole," Art the Science (, October 7, 2016

Torres, Kristen, “Art Is in Her DNA,” Loyola University Chicago Website ( March 24, 2016

Criado, Lula, “Hunter Cole,” CLOT Magazine ( January 2016

Hatzis, Vasia, “Hunter Cole: Living Drawings with Bioluminescent Bacteria,” MEDinART ( October, 2015

Norris, Anna, “Bioluminescent Art: Beautiful Bacteria Glow in the Dark,” Mother Nature Network ( June 13, 2013

Schnidman, Julie and Yeh, Annie, “Artful Science,” Hektoen International: A Journal of Medical Humanities, Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2011

Schier Anna, “Scientists as Artists,” Chicago Art Magazine ( August 5, 2010

“Making art from bacteria,” Wired UK (, December 22, 2009 (United Kingdom)

Scott, Katie, “Masterworks in Petri dishes,” New Scientist (, December 11, 2009 (United Kingdom)

“Living Art,” BIO Show Daily, May 19, 2009

“The Artistic Perspective of Biotech,” VISION Magazine, April 2009 (China)

Hunter O'Reilly's name was changed to Hunter Cole in January 2009.

Dodwell, Lucy, “Second sight: The life within,” New Scientist, November 8, 2008 (United Kingdom)

Dodwell, Lucy, “Gallery: When genetics meets art,”, November 3, 2008 (United Kingdom)

Blonska, Anna, “Biology painted,”, October 11, 2008 (Poland)

Alvarez, Esteban, "An Esthetical View Over Viral Universe,", August 7, 2008 (Bogota, Columbia)

Cook, Greg, “Culture war games,” The Boston Phoenix, March 30-April 5, 2007

Johnson, Ken, “Art from the science lab: It’s weird, but to what effect?” The Boston Globe, March 14, 2007

Weir, Kirsten, “Biotechnology on display: A gallery-turned-laboratory fuses art and science,”, March 9, 2007

“It’s Alive, and It’s Kind of Disturbing,” medGadget, February 20, 2007

“It’s Alive: A Laboratory of Biotech Art,”, February 20, 2007

“It’s Alive!  A Laboratory of Biotech Art,” Winter Street Review, February 17, 2007

Schoonmaker, Rebecca, “Montserrat comes ‘Alive’ with a new show melding science and art,” The Eagle-Tribune, February 16, 2007

Schoonmaker, Rebecca, “Montserrat comes ‘Alive’ with a new show melding science and art,” Gloucester Daily Times, February 16, 2007

Schoonmaker, Rebecca, “Montserrat comes ‘Alive’ with a new show melding science and art,” The Salem News, February 16, 2007

Hopkins, Randi, “’It’s Alive!’ at Montserrat,” The Phoenix, February 6, 2007.

Artner, Alan G., “Art Reviews: Drawings Seduce with Illusion of Spontaneity,” Chicago Tribune, April 7, 2006

“Science and Art at the Loyola University Museum of Art,” Art Knowledge News (, March 2006

Hax, Andres, “Arte: en los abismos de la genetica,” Clarin, September 11, 2005 (Argentina)

Stannard, Jennifer, “O'Reilly Art Exhibit Fuses Art and Science,” Kaleidoscope, February 17, 2004

“Talk: Show Examines Fusion of Art, Science,” UAB Reporter, February 9, 2004

Guldan, Dale, “Seeing the Light in Science and Art,” Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, January 16, 2004

Cole, Kevin, “Art and Science 101: Deconstructing Hunter: Will the Real Bionic Woman Please Stand Up?” dialogue (Magazine), The Art, Architecture, and Design Journal of the Heartland, July/August 2003

Sacristán, Alejandro, “Genes con arte,” Muy Interesante, March 2003 (Spain)

Martini, Rocco, “Beau comme un Virus,” Max, January 2003 (France)

Lynch, Kevin, “The Art of Science,” The Capital Times, January 24, 2003

Kidd, Jennifer, “DNA and Diseases Infect Canvases: Science and art collide in O'Reilly exhibit,” The Daily Cardinal, January 24-26, 2003

Webb, Molly, “Fusing Art, Science and Technology,” The Badger Herald, January 22, 2003

“Désirs de Clonage,” Le Monde, December 28, 2002 (France)

Lavrador, Judicaël, “Bio Art: La Gènes Génération,” Beaux Arts magazine, November 2002 (France)

“The Art of Biotechnology,” dialogue Art Magazine, November/December 2002

Cohen, Hal, "Bioscience Moves into Galleries as Bioart," The Scientist, November 11, 2002

Cohen, Hal, “Life posing as art,” The Scientist, September 30, 2002

Cantu, John Carlos, “Joining art, science: Geneticist's work, on display at Robbins Gallery, explores ethics,” Ann Arbor News, September 14, 2002

Provenzano, Frank, “DNArtist: The lab inspires geneticist's artwork, on exhibit at U-M,” Detroit Free Press, September 4, 2002

Provenzano, Frank, “Biotechnology and ethics,” Detroit Free Press, September 4, 2002.

Newvine, Colleen, “Geneticist brings art exhibit about ethical questions of science to U-M,” University Record, September 3, 2002

Norris, Kyle, “Splicing Art and Science,” Current Magazine, September 2002.

Reinert, Birgit, “Abstractions on Biotechnology” by Hunter O’Reilly," Genome News Network (, August 30, 2002

Philipkoski, Kristen, “Behold: ‘Ebola Is Beautiful’,” Wired News (, August 19, 2002

Reinert, Birgit, “Reinterpreting Biotechnology:  ‘Digital Art’ by Hunter O’Reilly,” Genome News Network (, August 16, 2002

“Biology in art,” Medical Post, August 13, 2002.

Holden, Constance, “Yes, This Is Art,” Science, July 26, 2002

Bill Robbins, “Art and Science,” Kenosha News, March 6, 2002

Morales, Geary, “Can Art and Science Coexist, or Is the Partnership an Oxymoron? Dr. Hunter O'Reilly, Geneticist, Artist Takes on Conventional Wisdom!” Milwaukee Post, May 26, 2001

Boyle, Michelle C., “Science, Art Present Wild Mixture of Form,” Irish American Post, May 2001

Wawzenek, Bryan, “The Art of Science:  Scientist Makes Diseases Look as Pleasant as Paintings,” Marquette Tribune, April 25, 2001

Frank, Nicholas, “Radioactive Biohazard at WPCA,” The Orbit, April 2001

“Radioactive Biohazard: Dr. Hunter O'Reilly, Ph.D. and Electric Eye Neon,” Arts News, April 20, 2001

Guequierre, Nathan, “Critics Choice for Visual Art,” Shepherd Express, April 19 - April 25, 2001

Mueller, Jon, and OMC Staff Writers, “O'Reilly Reinterprets Science as Art,”, April 16, 2001

Blue, J. Michael, “Hunter O'Reilly: Artist and Geneticist,” Arts Indiana Magazine, November/December 1999

Waters, Ann, “A Walk on the Female Side,” The Fitchburg Star, April 22, 1999

Penn, Michael, “The Many Hats of Hunter,” On Wisconsin, Spring 1999

Richmond, Kaya, “Local Artist Mixes Science and Art to Yield Paintings,” The Badger Herald, February 8, 1999

Aehl, John, “Art on the Line,” Wisconsin State Journal, November 22, 1998

Quate, Rebecca , “Art's in the genes?” Madison Magazine, November 1998

Hanefeld, Dana, “An Uncommon Perspective,” South Bend Times, September 20, 1998

Stacey Reinhold, "Faces of Expression," Avenues of Adventure: Where to Go & What to See in Northern Indiana, September 18 - October 15, 1998

Dylag, Sarah, “Artist and Geneticist?  For University of Wisconsin Ph.D. Prospect Hunter O'Reilly, It's All in a Day's Work,” The Observer, September 2, 1998

Esikoff, Alexei , “Artist and Geneticist Brings Work to UW,” The Badger Herald, March 26, 1998

Templer, Kelly E.,  “Geneticist Practices the Science of Art,” The Daily Cardinal, March 26, 1998

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