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M. LOUISE STANLEY

Studio:   1420 45th Street #29 Emeryville, CA 94608
Born:      Charleston, West Virginia

Education:
1969     California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA, M.F.A.
1967     California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA, B.F.A.
1964     La Verne College, La Verne, CA, B.A.
1963     Scripps, College, Claremont, CA

Grants and Awards, Residencies:
2015     Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship
2014     Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, Painting
2005     Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation Individual Artist's Grant
2001     Inspiring Community Artist Award, Junior Center for Art and
                 Sciences, Oakland, CA
2001     Change, Inc. Emergency Grant (Check signed by Robt. Motherwell)  
1997     Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation Emergency Grant
1989     National Endowment for the Arts Individual Artist Grant in Painting
1989     Djerassi Foundation Residency, Woodside, CA
1987     Eureka Grant, Fleishhacker Foundation of San Francisco
1982     National Endowment for the Arts Individual Artist Grant in Painting

Solo Exhibitions:
2011     M. Louise Stanley: Paintings That Matter”, Haldan Gallery, Lake Tahoe Community College,
                 Lake Tahoe, CA
2010     M. Louise Stanley’s Art Lover’s Tour: Journals”, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA.
2009     Risking Ridicule … does it really matter?”, Sanchez Art Center, Pcifica, CA.
2008     Selected works from the Artist’s Gallery: “M. Louise Stanley”, Caffe Museo, SF MOMA.
2007    “Mythic Proportions: Paintings by M. Louise Stanley”, Dominican University of California,
                  San Rafael, CA.
2005     The Road to Ruin”, Kaneko Gallery, American River College, CA.
2001     "Contemplating the Classics: or How I Made It Through Art History 101", Dept. of Art,
                  Santa Clara University, CA.
2000      M. Louise Stanley”, Reese Bullen Gallery, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA.
              “Pompeian Villa: M. Louise Stanley”, First Street Gallery, Eureka, CA.
1999      M. Louise Stanley, S.F. Museum of Modern Art Rental Gallery, Fort Mason, S.F., CA.
1996     "Recent Paintings, M. Louise Stanley", Cal State Hayward, Hayward, Ca.
1994     "Drawings and Prints by M. Louise Stanley”, Collectors Gallery, Oakland Museum of  
                   California, Oakland, CA..
1993     "Some Relevant Issues", Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
              U.O.P. Gallery, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA.
              Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA.
1991      M. Louise Stanley, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.
             "Small Miseries, Small Miracles, Small Regrets,” installation. Exit Gallery, Montana State
                  University, Bozeman, MT.
1990     "Savage Love", Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA,
1989     "The Greek Experience", Cunningham Art Gallery, Bakersfield, CA, catalog.
             "Real Life", Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA.
1987     "Icor in My Veins, Ambrosia on My Lips", Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa
                  Barbara, CA.
1986      M. Louise Stanley, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
1984      Mary Baldwin College, Staunton, VA.
1983      Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
1982      James Crumley Gallery, Mira Costa College, Oceanside, CA. Catalog.
1980      Interart Gallery, Women's Interart Center, Inc., New York, N.Y.
             "M. Louise Stanley”, Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
1987      M. Louise Stanley”, Project Studio One (P.S.l), Queens, N.Y.
1978     "Polite Society", Memorial Union, University of California at Davis, CA.
             “M. Louise Stanley”, Matrix Gallery, University Art Museum, Univ. of California at Berkeley, CA.
             Interart Gallery, Women's Interart Center, Inc., New York, N.Y.
1971     Music Library, Kroeber Hall, University of California, CA.

Public Art:
2004     "Neighborhood Convergence", Powell Street Freeway Underpass, I-80, Emeryville, CA.
              (8 standing sculpture groups, 1/4" welded steel, 10'tall, metal enamel paintt).

Group Exhibitions:

2017     Carl Cherry Center, Carmel, CA. "Storied Paper." May 19 - June 16, 2017.
             Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA. "Magical Realism: Allegory, Dreams and Myth".   
                  June 3 - July 9, 2017. 
             San Francisco Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA. "Artist and Maggid: 
                 Jewish Tales Retold."                                                                                                          2015     Harris Gallery, University of La Verne, La Verne, CA. 'Roots and Shooting Stars: Alumni                                                 .               Exhibition.'                                                                                                                                                                               

2014     Leslie Heller Workspace, “Enticing Luminosity”, New York, NY. Olive Ayhens, curator.
             A.I.R. Currents, “A ‘Womanhouse’ or a Roaming House? ‘A Room of One’s Own’ Today,”
                 Brooklyn, NY.
2013     Artik, Art and Architecture, San Jose, CA
2013 – 1986 Emeryville Annual Art Exhibition, Emeryville, CA
2012     Studio Quercus, Oakland, CA. “The Nude”
2012     San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA. “Renegade Humor” (Peter Selz, curator, cat.)
             Los Medanos College Art Gallery, Pittsburg, CA. “Gaze”
2011     San Pablo Art Gallery, San Pablo, CA. “Three’s Company”.
             Berkeley Art and Music Festival”, Berkeley, CA
             Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA. “Painting From the Wrong Side of The Brain”
2008     Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA. “Artists of Invention: A Century of CCA”
             SF MOMA, Artist’s Gallery, San Francisco, CA. “Faraway Places”
             SF MOMA, Artist’s Gallery, San Francisco, CA. “30th Anniversary Exhibition”
2007     SF State Fine Arts Gallery. “Pacific Light: California Watercolor Refracted 1907-2007”,
                  San Francisco, CA.
2006      Katzen Arts Center, Washington, DC. “The Art of Engagement
2005      San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA. “The Art of Engagement”
              Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, CA. “The Big Brush-Off”
              Sacramento County Public Law Library, Sacramanto, CA. “A Creative Merger: Lawyers  Artists”
2004      Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA. "25th Anniversary Show"
              Kala Institute, Berkeley, CA. "The Drawing Room"
              Santa Rosa Junior College Art Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA. "Eye Object", Political Prints.
2003      Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA. "Squares: Painters as Rebels or Relics".
              San Luis Obispo Art Center, CA. “Works on Paper SF / NY / LA”.
2002      Crocker Museum, Sacramento, CA. "The Pilot Hill Collection". Catalog, pg. 155-157.
              Los Medanos College Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, CA. "Viaggi Artistici".
              Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA. "New Narrative Work".
              Works Gallery, San Jose, CA. "Turpentine Turpetude"
2001      San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA. "Collecting Our Thoughts: The Community Responds
                  to Art in the Permanent Collection"
              Sonoma State University, Sonoma, CA. "Pulp Fiction."
              San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA. "Storytellers: The Figure in Time and Place."
              San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA. "The Lighter Side of Bay Area Figuration", Catalog,
                  pgs. 34-36.
              Museo Italo Americano, San Francisco, CA. "Kala Institute presents Fresco"
              Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA. "New Acquisitions: Permanent Collection"
1999      Wood Street Gallery, Chicago, Ill
              City College, San Francisco, CA. "Watercolor"
1998      Fetterly Gallery, Vallejo, CA. "Myth and Magick"
              Shallcross Gallery, Monterey, CA. "Regarding Art"
              Bade Museum, Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, CA. "Myths We Live By"
1997      Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA. "The Sequential Desire: Bay Area Book Arts"
              Hearst Art Gallery, Saint Mary's College Moraga, Ca. "Mary".
              Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA. "Drawings".
1996      Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA. "Wild Imaginings".
              National Institute of Art and Disabilities, Richmond, CA. "Mirth, Merriment, and the Muse".
1995      San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA. "Bite: Three Contemporary Satirists".
              Sonoma State University, Sonoma, CA. "Private Visions: Artistst' Sketchbooks".
              Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA. "Artists Sketchbooks".
              Modesto Junior College, Modesto, CA. "Narrative Art".
1994      American Cultural Center, Brussels, Belgium. "Discovery: Contemporary California Narrations"
              San Francisco Art Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA. "The Women's Mentor Show".
              Oakland, Museum, Oakland, CA. "The Chair Affair".
 Lincoln Arts Gallery, Lincoln CA. "Drawing
                  No Conclusions".
              Big Art, Sacramento, CA. "Erotic Art Show".
              Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA. "20th Anniversarry Alumni Exhibition".
              San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA. "Mirror, Mirror: Gender Issues and the
                   Significance of Beauty".
1993      Gallery Concord, Concord, CA, "A Room With a View" (installations).
1992      Modesto Junior College Art Gallery, Modesto, CA, "Landscape, Still Life, and Stories".
1991      The Drawing Center, N.Y.; Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA, "Selections San Francisco / Bay Area
                 Drawings".
              Monterey Peninsula Museum, Monterey, CA, "For Better or For Worse. Artists Views on
                   Romance".
1991      Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA, "Herstory: Narrative Art by Contemporary. California Artists".
              Illini Union Art Gallery, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. "California Eccentrics".
1990      Nexus Gallery, Oakland, CA, "Domestic Politics".
              Gallery Route One, Point Reyes, CA, "What Have We Got toLose?/ Artists and the Environmental
                  Crisis".
              Hearst Art Gallery, St. Mary's College, Moraga, CA, "Personal Mythologies and Poignant
                  Moments".
1989      Inge Baeker Gallery, Cologne, Germany, "Group Paintings"
              Civic Arts Gallery, Walnut Creek, "A Show of Emeryville Artists".
              Falkirk Cultural Center, San Leandro, CA, "The Home Show".
              Pie Gallery, San Francisco, CA, "Viewpoint X l8".
              San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA,"The Funny Show".
              Laforet Museum, Tokyo, Japan, "Images of American Pop Culture Today III".
              Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA, "Photo Dyads: Jock Reynolds and the Artists".
              Sierra College, Rocklin, CA, "Figure Drawing".
1988      C. L. Clark Gallery, Bakersfield, CA, "Group Show".
              Oakland Festival of the Arts, Oakland, CA, "Art Explosion Exhibition".
              Nexus Gallery, Berkeley, CA, "Chatchke: A Source Show".
              Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA, "The Figure in Context"
              Through the Flower Gallery, Benicia, CA, "Personal Histories".
              Artists Space, New York, NY, "Colliding: Myth, Fantasy, Nightmare".
              Craft and Folk Art Museum, San Francisco, CA. "Not So Naive: Bay Area Artists and
                   Outsider Art".
              Triton Musuem, Santa Clara, CA, "Bay Area Masters: Three Artists".
              Hearst Art Gallery, Moraga, CA, "Contra Costa Contemporary Collections".
1987      Art Corridor, Menlo Park, CA, "Visual Comment".
              Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA, "Years of Passage a Survey of Women Artists". Civic Arts  
                   Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA, "About Faces".
              Monterey Peninsula Museum, Monterey, CA, "The Artist and Myth".
              Airport Comm., San Francisco Intn'l Airport, "The Right Foot Show"1986    
              Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN, "l0th Anniversary M.A.E.P. Show," Artpolice
                  Comics.
              Hall of Flowers, San Francisco, CA; Arts Council, San Mateo, CA, "Bay Area Seen II".
              College of the Redwoods, Eureka, Ca, "Charles Gill, Paul Soldner, M. Louise Stanley".
              San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA. "Second Sight: Biennial IV".
1985     Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA, "Humor and Satire".
             Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA, "l00 Vows of the Sun".
             San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, "Artists' Valentines".
             Kaiser Center, Oakland, CA, "The Humorous Palette".
1984     Witt Gallery, Sacramento State University, Sacramento, CA, "Selected Works from Student
                  Collections".
             Primary Colors Gallery, Carmichael, CA, "Bay Area Connection - Figurative Painting 1984".
             San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, "Artists' Valentines".
             Reese Bullen Gallery, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA;
1984     San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA, "Modern Romances".
             Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA, "Crime and Punishment".
             Ackland Memorial Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N. Carolina,
                  "Faculty Show".
             San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, "Xmas Show".
1983     Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA, "The Impolite Figure".
             Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA; Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA;
             Mandeville Art Gallery, University of Calif at San Diego, CA, "Drawings by Painters", Catalog.
1982     Fashion Moda Museum, Bronx, N.Y.
             Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA, "Liquid Light".
             Semaphore Gallery, New York, NY. "Group Painting Show".
1981     South Texas Artmobile, Corpus Christi State University, TX, "Coastal Currents", a California /
                  New York Exhibition.
             L.E.I.C.A., Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA. "Humor".
             de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara, CA, "New Images" (3 Narrative Painters).
             Galeria de la Raza, San Francisco, CA, "Fashion Moda", artists from San Francisco, South Bronks,
                  NY, Los Angeles, Oakland, CA.
1980     Fashion Moda Museum, Bronx, N.Y., "Events".
             The New Museum, New York, NY., "Events".
              Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA, "Richmond Annual".
1979      Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA, "Bay Area Painting Invitational".
              Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA, "6 W/C 6".
              Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA, "Humor".
1978      Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, "Faculty Show".
              Fine Arts Museums - Downtown Center, San Francisco, CA, "The Work Show".
1977      Civic Arts Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA, "Touching All Things".
1976      Lone Mountain College, San Francisco, CA, "Narrative Art".
              Upper Market Street, l0l W. l5th St. New York, NY. "Studio Exhibition".
              Upper Market Street, l0l Wooster, New York, NY. "Studio Exhibition".
              Women's Interart Center, New York, NY. "Law, Stanley, Riggle - A San Francisco Sampler".
1975      Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA, "On A Trial Basis".
1974      Blanks and Zerzan Gallery, Arcata, CA, "Group Paintings".
              Evergreen College Gallery, San Jose, CA, "A Women's Show".
              Nevada Art Gallery, "North Coast California Artistis".
              Arcata, CA, "Humboldt Women in Art”, Eureka, CA, "Redwood Annual".
1973      Upper Market Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
              Sonoma State College Gallery, CA, "Women in Love".
              Candy Store Gallery, Folsom, CA.
              Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA, "Market Street Project".
              Cal State University, Fresno, Fresno, CA. "Women's Month Group Show".
              Capricorn Asunder Gallery, San Francisco, CA. "An Exposition"
1972      Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA, "Faculty Show".
              San Francisco Art Festival, San Francisco, CA, invitational.
              Upper Market Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA, "A Salute to Oakland".
              California Institute for the Arts, Valencia CA. "Women's Artist Conference", S. F. Performance.
1971      California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA, "A Show of Hands".
              Jack London Art Festival, Oakland, CA, invitational.
              San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, "Small Objects Show".
              San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, "Paintings on Paper".
1969      Jack London Art Festival, Oakland, CA, invitational (First Place).
              University of California at Davis, CA, "Ceramics Show".
              San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, "Christmas Ceramics Show".
              California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA, "Graduate Show".

Related Activities: Juries, Lectures

2011      Lecture, John Natsoulas Gallery, "2nd Annual Painting Conference", Davis, CA.
2001      Lecture, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA. "It's Not a Laughing Matter".
2000      Keynote Speaker, Annual Board Retreat, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA.
1998      Juror, Sacramento State University Annual, Sacramento, CA.
1997      Juror, Pacific Rim Sculptors Group, Contrat Design Center, SF, CA. "Humor, Parody,
                   Irony and Satire".
1994      Juror(with Bella Feldman), San Francisco Women Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
1993      Juror (with Judy Moran and Kenneth Baker), Djerassi Foundation, Woodside, CA. Painting
                    Residency recipients for '94.
1992      Keynote Address. "Artwise: '92 Career Conference" Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, Ca.
1991      Judge, California State University, Chico, CA. Student Art Show
1987      Juror (with Bella Feldman), Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, CA. "Women Artists 1987".
1988      Judge, Humboldt Arts Council, Eureka, CA. "8th Annual California Watercolor and Drawing
                   Survey".
1986      Juror (with David Ireland and Charles Shere), Pro Arts Annual, Oakland, CA.
1984      Judge, Staunton Fine Arts Association, Staunton, VA. "Outdoor Art Festival".

Related Activities: Panels:

1993      Panel, College Art Association, Seattle, WA, "Some Painters on Painting:
              The Process and the Private Dialogue", moderator.
              Panel, Women's Caucus for the Arts Conference, Seattle, WA, "Persistence of Vision".
              Panel, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA, Diversity Week.
              Panel, San Francisco, Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, "The Invisible Artist: Who is Invisible
                   to Whom?".
1992      Panel, Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA, "Opportunities for Artists.
              Panel, Oakland Museum, "Live / Work" Form and Function" Conference (Art House).
1991      Gallery Talk, "Her Story", Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA. ("Herstory" exhibition).
              Panel, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA, in conjunction with "Selections: San Francisco Bay Area
                   Drawings".
1989      Panel, Walnut Creek Civic Art Center, Walnut Creek, CA, "Social Comment: The Artist's Impact
                   in Today's World".
1988      Panel, San Francisco Craft and Folk Art Museum, San Francisco, CA, "Not So Naive: Bay Area
                   Artists and Outsider Art".
              Panel, College Art Association, Houston, TX, "Humor in Art".
              Panel, Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA, "How the West Was Won".
1987      Panel, Fresno Arts Center and Museum, Fresno, CA, "Self as Source",
              Passages: Impact of Four Decades, Symposium on Women's Issues in Art.
1982      Panel, Mendocino College, Ukiah, CA, "3 Women Painters - Cherie Raciti, Diane Sloan,
                   M. Louise Stanley", 
1981      Panel, Women's Caucus for Art, Northern California Chapter, Oakland, CA, “Student / Teacher
                  Relationships”.

Other Related Activities:
1994–present Organizer and leader of "Art Lover's Tours" to Italy, France, England, and Spain 
1996     Designed parade float for l00th Anniversary Emeryville Parade / lst place
1992     Lecture and Collaborative Installation with Graduate Students at San Francisco State University,
                  San Francisco, CA.
1988     Co-curator (with Robert Brokl), Pro Arts, Oakland, CA, "Multiples", a print exhibition.
1988     Billboard Cafe, San Francisco, CA, "Pro Arts Juried Annual", billboard.
1987     Co-curator (with Robert Brokl), Pro Arts, Oakland, CA, "Some Portraits".
             Board of Directors, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA, 2 years.
1986     Lecture and Collaborative Installation with students at College of the Redwoods, Eureka, CA.
1984     N.E.A. Sponsored Lecture Tour, University of Idaho, Washington StateUniversity,
                  Spokane Falls College.
1983     9 Weeks travel in Europe: France, Spain, Italy, Greece
1982     Visiting Artist, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, WI, Collaborative Environment.
1981     Curator for "Fashion Moda West:, a multi-media exhibition involving S.F. Bay Area,
                  Los Angeles, South Bronx, and N.Y. artists.

Teaching:
2001-present  Berkeley City College, Berkeley, CA. Painting, Life Drawing, History of Women Artists.
1992-present  Studio Water color / Gouache / Acrylic Classes - Emeryville Studio, CA.
2000     California State University, Hayward, CA, Creative Process
             California College of Arts and Crafts at University of San Francisco, Drawing
1992-2000   California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA, Figure Drawing.
              San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, Surface Design/Fabric
1990/1996    San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, Painting, Drawing
1989      Illinois State University, Normal, Ill, Visiting Artist in Painting
1985-1986  University of California, Berkeley, CA, Painting, Drawing, Seminar
1984     University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, Painting, Life Drawing
1982     San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, Further Painting
1981     University of Santa Clara, Santa Clara, CA, Painting, Drawing
             California State University at Hayward, Hayward, CA, Water color
1980     Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA, Painting
1978-1979   Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, Painting, Drawing
1977     Academy of Art, San Francisco, CA, Water color
1976     San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, Painting, Life Drawing
             Indian Valley College, Novato, CA, Painting, Drawing
1973-1974   Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA, Painting, Drawing, Design

Public Collections (selected): 
Yale University, New Haven, CT
The San Jose Museum of Art, CA
The Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
The Art Museum of Santa Cruz County, CA
Mills College, Oakland, CA
The Pilot Hill Collection of Contemporary Art, CA
The Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA
de Saisset Art Museum, Santa Clara, CA
The Prudential Insurance Company, Inc., NY
School of Business and Administration, Santa Clara University, CA
Mark Twain Bancshares, Inc., St. Louis, MO
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA

(Numerous Private Individuals)