M. Louise Stanley




BFA, MFA, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA


BA, La Verne College, La Verne, CA


Scripps College, Claremont, CA

Select Solo Exhibitions


M. Louise Stanley: No Regrets, 50 Years of Art and Activism, Marin MOCA, Novato, CA


M. Louise Stanley, Spotlight, Frieze Art Fair, New York, NY


Epic Tales, Anglim Gilbert Gallery, San Francisco, CA

No Laughing Matter: M. Louise Stanley and Friends, Transmission Gallery, Oakland, CA

Faces Without Noses, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA

Ovid Redux: M. Louise Stanley Paints the Classics, Kala Institute Gallery, Berkeley, CA


Consulting the Oracle, Peninsula Museum of Art,  Burlingame, CA

Select Group Exhibitions


XX: An Exhibition of Women Artists, Anglim/Trimble, San Francisco, CA
Women of Northern California: Making Meaning for Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, Natsoulas Center for the Arts, Davis, CA


The Wild Side: California Women Celebrate the Untamed, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA

California Funk to Figuration: A New Narrative Mythology, John Natsoulas Center for the Arts, Davis, CA
The Candy Store: Funk, Nut and Other Art with a Kick, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA


Forbidden Fruit: M. Louise Stanley, Peter Saul, Robert Williams, The Ranch, Montauk, NY


de Young Open, de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA


Artist as Maggid: Jewish Folktales Retold, San Francisco Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA 

Works on Paper, Carl Cherry Center, Carmel, CA

Magical Realism: Allegory, Dreams and Myth, Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA


The Butterfly Effect: Art in 1970s California, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA


Womanhouse’ or Roaming House? A Room of One’s Own Today, A.I.R. Gallery, NY

Enticing Luminosity, curated by Olive Ayhens and Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, NY


Artik, Art and Architecture, San Jose, CA 

Select Collections

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 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

Pilot Hill Collection of Modern Art, CA

The Bailey Museum, Crockett, CA