''Clear, strong, prayerful work, with joy at its centre.''Art critic Sister Wendy Beckett
"...Brian is an artist of great skill, depth, and integrity, informed by both medieval and contemporary sensibilities."
Rev. Dr Peter Doll, Canon Librarian, Norwich Cathedral.
“His work is bold and commanding.”Seamus Heaney, Nobel Laureate
“Whelan’s art rescues the rich treasury of Catholic iconography from the fog of syncretist, solipsistic thinking.”Martin Boland, Dean of Brentwood Cathedral