M. Louise Stanley




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


BA, La Verne College, La Verne, CA


Scripps College, Claremont, CA

Grants and Awards


John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship Award


Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc. Artist’s Grant


Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation,  Individual Artist’s Grant


Inspiring Community Artist Award, Junior Center for Art and Sciences, Oakland, CA

Change, Inc. Emergency Grant


Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation Emergency Grant


National Endowment for the Arts Individual Artist Grant in Painting


Djerassi Foundation Residency, Woodside, CA


Eureka Grant, Fleishhacker Foundation of San Francisco, Painting


National Endowment for the Arts Individual Artist Grant in Painting

Selected Solo Exhibitions


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


Paintings that Matter (retrospective), Haldan Gallery, Lake Tahoe Community College, South Lake Tahoe, CA


M. Louise Stanley’s Art Lover’s Tour: Journals,  California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA


Risking Ridicule … does it really matter?, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA 


Mythic Proportions: Paintings by M. Louise Stanley (retrospective), Dominican University of California, Sam Rafael, CA


The Road to Ruin,  Kaneko Gallery, American River College, Sacramento, CA


Contemplating the Classics: or How I Made It Through Art History 101, Dept. of Art, Santa Clara University, CA


M. Louise Stanley: Classics Illustrated, Reese Bullen Gallery, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA

Pompeian Villa, First Street Gallery, Eureka, CA


M. Louise Stanley (retrospective), SFMoMA Artist’s Gallery, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA


M. Louise Stanley: Recent Paintings, California State University at Hayward, Hayward, CA


Some Relevant Issues, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

M. Louise Stanley: Real Life, Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA


M. Louise Stanley: Recent Paintings, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Small Miseries, Small Miracles, Small Regrets (Installation), Exit Gallery,  Montana State University,  Bozeman,  MT


Savage Love, Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA


The Greek Experience (installation),  Cunningham Art Gallery, Bakersfield, CA, (catalog).

Real Life, Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA


Icor in My Veins, Ambrosia on My Lips, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, CA


M. Louise Stanley, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA


M. Louise Stanley, Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA


Louise Stanley, Paintings and Drawings, Interart Gallery, Women's Interart Center, Inc., NY

M. Louise Stanley, Recent Work, Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA


M. Louise Stanley (curated by Michael Auping), Project Studio One (P.S.l), Queens, NY


Polite Society, Memorial Union, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA

M. Louise Stanley #14 (with Willem de Kooning #12 and Jim Pomeroy #13) Matrix Gallery, University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

M. Louise Stanley: Paintings and Drawings, Interart Gallery, Women's Interart Center, Inc., NY

Public Art


Neighborhood Convergence, Powell Street, Emeryville Freeway Underpass. 8 free-standing sculpture groups / 1/4” welded steel, 12’ tall, enamel painted (Commissioned by the city of Emeryville)

Selected Group Exhibitions


Artist as Maggid: Jewish Folktales Retold, San Francisco Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA (Sep. 2017–Jan. 2018)

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), Lesley Heller Workspace, NY


Artik, Art and Architecture, San Jose, CA 


Renegade Humor,  San Jose Museum of Art,  San Jose, CA


Artists of Invention: A Century of CCA (curated by Phil Linhares), Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA

Faraway Places, SFMoMA, Artist’s Gallery, San Francisco, CA


Pacific Light: California Watercolor Refracted 1907-2007, San Francisco State University, Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco, CA


The Art of Engagement (catalog Peter Selz),  San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA


Squares:  Painters as Rebels or Relics, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA

Works on Paper  SF / NY / LA,  San Luis Obispo Art Center, San Luis Obispo, CA


The Pilot Hill Collection (catalog John FitzGibbon), Crocker Museum, Sacramento, CA

New Narrative Work, Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA


Collecting Our Thoughts: The Community Responds to Art in the Permanent Collection, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

Pulp Fiction, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA

Storytellers: The Figure in Time and Place, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

The Lighter Side of Bay Area Figuration (catalog), San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

Kala Institute presents Fresco, Museo Italo Americano, San Francisco, CA

New Acquisitions: Permanent Collection, Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA


Work on Paper, Wood Street Gallery, Chicago, IL


Mary, Hearst Art Gallery, Saint Mary's College Moraga, CA


Wild Imaginings, Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA


Bite: Three Contemporary Satirists, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA

Private Visions: Artists' Sketchbooks, Sonoma State University, CA


Discovery:  Contemporary California Narrations, American Cultural Center, Brussels, Belgium

The Chair Affair, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA

Mirror, Mirror: Gender Issues and the Significance of Beauty, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA


Selections San Francisco / Bay Area Drawings, The Drawing Center, New York, NY

For Better or For Worse, Artists Views on Romance, Monterey Peninsula Museum, Monterey, CA

Herstory: Narrative Art by Contemporary California Artists (catalog), Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA


Group Paintings, Inge Baeker Gallery, Cologne, Germany

The Home Show (installation), Falkirk Cultural Center, San Leandro, CA

Images of American Pop Culture Today III, Laforet Museum, Tokyo, Japan


Colliding: Myth, Fantasy, Nightmare (curated by Michael Auping) Artists Space, New York, NY

Not So Naive: Bay Area Artists and Outsider Art, Craft and Folk Art Museum, San Francisco, CA

Bay Area Masters: Three Artists, Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA


Years of Passage, a Survey of Women Artists, Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA

The Artist and Myth, Monterey Peninsula Museum, Monterey, CA


Artpolice Comics, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN

Charles Gill, Paul Soldner, M. Louise Stanley, College of the Redwoods, Eureka, CA


Second Sight: Biennial IV, SFMoMA, San Francisco, CA


Modern Romances, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA

Crime and Punishment, Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA


Drawings by Painters (catalog), Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA; Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA; Mandeville Art Gallery, University of California at San Diego, CA

Group Painting Show, Semaphore Gallery, New York, NY


Humor, L.E.I.C.A., Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

New Images (3 Narrative Painters), de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara, CA

Fashion Moda (Artists from San Francisco, Bronx, Los Angeles, Oakland), Galeria de la Raza, San Francisco, CA


Events, Fashion Moda, Bronx, NY; The New Museum, NY


The Work Show, Fine Arts Museums, Downtown Center, San Francisco, CA


Touching All Things, Civic Arts Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA


Law, Stanley, Riggle – A San  Francisco Sampler, Women's Interart Center, New York, NY


Group Show, Candy Store Gallery, Folsom, CA

Market Street Project, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA


Small Objects Show, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

Paintings on Paper (curated by Phil Linhares), San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

Selected Juries, Panels, Artist Talks


2nd Annual Painting Conference, Keynote Lecture, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA


It's Not a Laughing Matter, Lecture, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA


Keynote Speaker, Annual Board Retreat, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA


Juror, Sacramento State University Annual


Juror, Humor, Parody, Irony & Satire, Pacific Rim Sculptors Group, Contract Design Center, San Francisco, CA


Juror (with Judy Moran and Kenneth Baker), Djerassi Foundation, Woodside, CA

Painting Residency Recipients for '94

Moderator, Panel, Some Painters on Painting: The Process and the Private Dialogue, College Art Association, Seattle, WA

Panel, Persistence of Vision, Women's Caucus for the Arts Conference, Seattle, WA

Panel, The Invisible Artist: Who is Invisible to Whom?, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA


Keynote Address, Artwise: '92 Career Conference, Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, CA


Gallery Talk, Her Story, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA


Juror (with Bella Feldman), Women Artists ’89, Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, CA


Panel, Not So Naive: Bay Area Artists and Outsider Art, San Francisco Craft and Folk Art Museum, San Francisco, CA

Panel, Humor in Art, College Art Association, Houston, TX

Panel, How the West Was Won, Triton Museum, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA


Panel, Self as Source, Passages: Impact of Four Decades, Symposium on Women's Issues in Art, Fresno Arts Center and Museum, Fresno, CA


Juror (with David Ireland and Charles Shere), Pro Arts Annual, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA


Panel, Student / Teacher Relationships, Women's Caucus for Art, Northern California Chapter, Oakland, CA



Berkeley City College, Berkeley, CA; Peralta Community Colleges, Oakland, CA, Figure Painting in Context, Life Drawing, Anatomy, History of Women Artists


California State University, Hayward, CA, Creative Process

California College of Arts and Crafts at University of San Francisco, CA, Beginning Drawing


California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA, Figure Drawing

San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, Surface Design/Fabric


San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, Painting, Drawing


Illinois State University, Normal, IL, Visiting Artist in Painting


University of California, Berkeley, CA, Painting, Drawing, Seminar


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, Painting, Life Drawing


San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, Further Painting


University of Santa Clara, Santa Clara, CA, Painting, Drawing

California State University at Hayward, Hayward, CA, Water color


Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA, Painting


Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, Painting, Drawing


Academy of Art, San Francisco, CA, Water color


San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, Painting, Life Drawing

Indian Valley College, Novato, CA, Painting, Drawing


Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA, Painting, Drawing, Design


Pritikin, Renny. “M. Louise Stanley @ Richmond Art Center.” SquareCylinder,com, posted Apr 12, 2019 https://www.squarecylinder.com/2019/04/m-louise-stanley-richmond-art-center/.

Porges, Maria. “M. Louise Stanley @ KALA.” SquareCylinder.com, posted May 9, 2019, https://www.squarecylinder.com/2019/05/m-louise-stanley-kala/.

Desmarais, Charles. “M. Louise Stanley’s very contemporary history paintings. Richmond Art Center and Kala Gallery share an expansive exhibition.” Datebook: San Francisco  Chronicle, Art & Exhibits, May 9, 2019.

Cheng, DeWitt. “Ovid Redux: M. Louise Stanley Paints the Classics.” East Bay Express, May 8-18 2019.

Bitker, Janelle. “32nd Annual Emeryville Art Exhibition.” East Bay Express, Oct 2018 https://www.eastbayexpress.com/oakland/32nd-annual-emeryville-art-exhibition/Event?oid=20070191.

Boston Voyager, “Interview with M. Louise Stanley.” 2018 http://bostonvoyager.com/interview/art-life-m-louise-stanley-not-live-area-cant-fill-neighborhood-ill-close-eyes-jab-wont-let-leave-blank/.

The East Bay Monthly, Jul 2014, Cover illustration, ‘Rich Lady Languishing’ painting

Kohler, William Eckhardt. “A Few Current Shows Downtown, Enticing Luminosity at Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, NY.” Mar 22, 2014  williameckhardtkohler.wordpress.com/2014/03/22/a-few-current-shows-part-i-downtown-group-mostly/.

Rapko, John. “‘Artists of Invention’ at the Oakland Museum.” Artweek, Feb 2008, Vol. 39, Issue 1, p. 29.

Morris, Barbara. “M. Louise Stanley at Dominican University.” Artweek, Dec 2007 / Jan 2008, p. 16.

The East Bay Monthly, Oct 2007, Vol. 38, No 1, Cover illustration, ‘Falling on Hard Times’ painting.

Fischer, Jack. “The Politics of Art.” San Jose Mercury News, Visual Arts, Sunday, Dec 4, 2005.

Selz, Peter. “The Art of Engagement.” University of California Press, 2006, ISBN: 0-520-24052-9.

von Busack, Richard. “No Blood for Oils.” Metroactive.com Nov 23, 2005.

Artweek, Sep 2005, Volume 36, Issue 7, Cover illustration.

Yollin, Patricia. “Emeryville. Sculpted crowd finds home under the freeway,” San Francisco Chronicle, Nov 12, 2004.

Katzmann, Pat. “Street Folk, 24-hour party.” East Bay Express Nov 10-16, 2004.

Burt,Cecily. “Roadside Gallery: Artists bring some color to underpass.” Oakland Tribune, Cityside, Nov 12, 2004.

Landauer, Susan, ed. “Selections: The San Jose Museum of Art Permanent Collection.” 2004 ISBN #0-938175-34-3, paper.

Fisher, Jack. “Often-hilarious wicked exhibit takes a look at moral Depravity.” The San Jose Mercury News, May 5, 2002.

Fitz Gibbon, John. “The Pilot Hill Collection of Contemporary Art.” Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA, Catalog published 2002.

Landauer, Susan. “The Lighter Side of Bay Area Figuration,” Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MI.

San Jose Museum of Art, CA, Catalog published 2000.

Baker, Kenneth. “Laugh Lines," San Francisco Chronicle, Datebook, Sep 4, 2000.

Fisher, Jack. "Seeing the Light,” Arts and Entertainment, The San Jose Mercury News, Sep 19, 2000.

Konecky, Doug. “M. Louise Stanley Paintings: Poor, poor King Midas.” AOL.com (America Online) Dec 1999.

Koppman, Debra. “M. Louise Stanley at the SFMoMA Rental Gallery.” Artweek, Feb 2000, Vol. 31, Issue 2.

Stanley, M. Louise. “Modern Myths.” Regarding Art: Journal of Exploration, Winter/Spring, 1998, Col 2, No. 1.

Roukes, Nicholas. “Humor in Art: A Celebration of Visual Wit.” Davis Publications, Inc., Worcester, MA, 1997.

Marable, Darwin. “Mary Exhibition Inspires and Incites.” The Catholic Voice, Apr 7, 1997, Vol. 35, No. 7.

Amirrezvan, Anita. “St. Mary's Art Exhibit Draws Flap.” West County Times (Contra Costa Times), Mar 21, 1997.

Paisley, Michelle. “The Many Faces of Mary.” Contra Costa Sun, Arts and Entertainment, Mar 26, 1997.

Sherman, Ann Elliott. “Satirize Have It.” Metro Arts/San Jose Metro, Sep 28–Oct 4, 1995.

“Private Visions: Artists' Sketchbooks.” The Sonoma County Independent, Aug 31–Sep 6, 1995.

Anwar, Yasmin. “Mary, Mary quite contrary...” The Oakland Tribune, Apr 1, 1997.

Amirrezvani, Anita. “Exhibit shows Virgin Mary as Barbie, woman of color.” Contra Costa Times, Mar 28, 1997.

Le Du, Holly. “Madonna: Religious Icon or Pop Star?” Collegian, Saint Mary's College, Apr 16, 1997, Vol. 94, No. 11.

Stanley, M. Louise.  “A Painting of Courage.” Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies, 1997, Vol. XVIII, No. 1, p. 61.

Haas, Karen, editor, (detail), A Journal of Art Criticism, 1996, Vol. 4, No. 1, illustration.

Smith, Edith. “Manifesto or Diatribe.” South Bay Area Newsletter, Women's Caucus for Art, Summer 1994.

Dowd, Amanda. “Past and Present: A Room With a View.” Artweek, Apr 22, 1993.

Fowler, Carol. “Threshold of Memories.” The Times, Mar 19, 1993, p. 21.

Thym, Jolene. “Creators at Risk.” The Oakland Tribune, Cue, Sect. C, Sunday, May 16, 1993.

Kakuda, Sand. “Greek Ideal turns to Sardonic Comment on Battle of Sexes.” The Stockton Record, May 19, 1993.

Bealer, Cheryl. “Art and Activism.” The Montclarion, Jun 18, 1993.

Jan, Alfred. “M. Louise Stanley at Haines.” Visions Art Quarterly, Summer, 1991.

Crohn, Jennifer. “What's the Alternative?” The East Bay Guardian, Mar 1991, p. 41.

Breslin, Ramsay Bell. “Those Who Forget Her Story.” East Bay Express, Feb. 8, 1991, p. 30-31.

Swift, Harriet. “Making Her Story,” The Tribune, Art Notes, Jan 17, 1991, p. C/2.

Leonard, Michael. “Having Fun with History.” Artweek, Feb 28, 1991, Vol. 22, No. 8.

The Oakland Museum, catalog, “Her Story.” 1991.

Mathews, Lydia. “Stories History Didn’t Tell Us.” Artweek, Feb 14, 1991, Vol. 22, No. 6.

Wasserman, Abby. “The Art of Narrative.” The Oakland Museum of California, The Oakland Museum Magazine, Winter 1991, Vol. 15, No. 1.

“Five Art Treasures of the East Bay: Local Artists with Global Visions.” Diablo, The Magazine of the East Bay, Oct 1990.

Artists Response to AIDS, “HIV from A to Z: A Self Care Manual.” Sacramento AIDS Foundation.

Heredia, Rick.  “Humor Sprouts from Artist’s Love of Mythology.” The Bakersfield Californian, Jul 2, 1989.

Weisang, Myriam. “Emeryville: The Town the Artists Revived.” Northern California Home and Garden Magazine, Mar 1989, p. 66.

Cohn, Terri. “Looking Homeward,” Artweek, Mar 18, 1989, p. 5.

Brookman, Donna. “A Bay Area Diversity.” Artweek, Oct 14, 1988, p. 11.

Richards, Sally. “Fiery Innovation at Triton Exhibit.” The Santa Clara American Weekly, Oct 13, 1988.

Albers, Patricia. “Deeper by the Dozen.” Preview Reviews, San Jose Metro, Oct 6-12, 1988. 

“On the Town: Love’s Battles.” Sacramento Magazine, Jan 1989.

Burkhart, Dorothy. “Feminine Statements.” San Jose Mercury News, Oct 14, 1988.

White, Cheryl. “Closer to Nature Than Culture.” Artweek, Aug 20, 1988, p. 4.

Auping, Michael. “Colliding: Myth, Fantasy, Nightmare.” (catalog) Artists Space, New York, Feb 1988.

Funk, Catherine. “Personal Histories.” (catalog) Through the Flower, Benicia, CA.

Hinton, Susan. “Comparing Cultural Myths.” Artweek, Nov 21, 1987.

Stanley, M. Louise and Brokl, Robert. “Some Portraits.” (catalog) Pro Arts Gallery, Oct 1987.

Cohn, Terri. “Looking at Figures.” Artweek, Feb 27, 1988.

Lagorio, Irene. “Reading Goes with Looking at ‘Artist and Myth’ Display.” The Sunday Herald (Monterey), 1987, No. 1.

Van Proyen, Mark. “Enigmatic Images and Suggestive Forms.” Artweek, Dec 26, 1987.

Anderson, Roger. “East Side Story.” East Bay Express, Jul 31, 1987.

The Artist and the Myth (catalog), Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, 1987.

Foley, Matthew. “The Artist and the Myth.” Prelude, The Magazine of the Arts for the Monterey Bay, Oct 1987.

Crowder, Joan. “Louise Stanley Steps into Her Own Mythology.” Scene/Santa Barbara News-Press, Mar 13, 1987.

Baker, Kenneth. “M. Louise Stanley.” San Francisco Chronicle, Mar 24, 1987.

Anderson, Bill. “Mythology for Moderns.” The Independent, Santa Barbara, Mar 26, 1987.

“M. Louise Stanley,” (etching reproduced) Zyzzyva, 1986, Vol. 11, No. 3.

Muchnic, Suzanne. “One is Gold in ‘Second Sight’ at San Francisco Museum.” Los Angeles Times, Oct 1986.

Schlesinger, Ellen. “A Post Modern Preview.” Image Magazine, San Francisco Examiner, Sep 14, 1986.

Steger, Pat. “Social Scene.” San Francisco Chronicle, Sep 22, 1986.

Burkhart, Dorothy. “Back to Art's Future.” Arts and Books, San Jose Mercury News, Sep 21,1986.

Maher, P.F. “Hers.” East Bay Express, Jan 24, 1986.

Winter, David. “M. Louise Stanley.” Art News Magazine, Mar 1986.

Rubin, David. “M. Louise Stanley at Rena Bransten.” Art In America, Apr 1986.

Shere, Charles. The Oakland Tribune, Jan 21, 1986.

Jan, Alfred. “Satire in Art.” Lively Arts and Fine Art, Oct/Nov 1985.

Jan, Alfred. “Crime and Punishment.” Images and Issues, Jul/Aug 1984.

“M. Louise Stanley,” The Paris Review, Winter 1984, #94 (4 drawings).

Winter, David. “Artists the Critics are Watching.” Art News, Nov 1984.

Stanley, M. Louise. Share America, 1984, (Textbook for American Institute for Foreign Study) (illustrations).

Linhares, Phil. “A School of Painting Born at C.C.A.C.”, Review, Feb 21, 1984.

Chadwick, Whitney. “Narrative Imagism and the Figurative Tradition in Northern California Painting.” Art Journal, College Art Association of America, Winter 1985, Vol. 45 No. 4.

Moore, David. “Modern Romances.” The Lumber Jack, Arts Review, Jan 25, 1984.

“The Art of Modern Romance.” The San Jose Mercury News–West (cover), Feb l2, 1984.

Van Proyen, Mark. “Eccentric Allegories.” Artweek, Feb 18, 1984, Vol. 15, No. 7.

Hernandez, Jo Farb. “Crime and Punishment.” Triton Museum of Art (catalog), Feb 1984.

Boettger, Suzaan. San Francisco – “The Impolite Figure.” Artforum, Oct 1983.

Boettger, Suzaan. “Labors of Love.” San Francisco Focus Magazine, Mar 1983.

Exhibitions–1982 (catalog), James Crumley Gallery, Mira Costa College.

Armstrong, Richard. “Drawings by Painters” (catalog), Long Beach Museum of Art, 1982.

Winter, David. “Louise Stanley’s work Merits Three Stars.” The Peninsula Times Tribune, Oct 29, 1981.

Curtis, Cathy. “The Mundane Meets the Bizarre.” Artweek, Nov 28, 1981, Vol. l2, No. 40.

Dowling, Lynn. “Louise Stanley: Portrait of the Artist.” The Santa Clara, Oct 15, 1981, Vol. 60, No. 4.

Hicks, Emily. “The Humor Rebellion,” Artweek, Aug 15, 1981, Vol. 12, No. 26.

Martin, Richard. “Dr. Spock’s Generation: A Crystal Palace of Childhood.” Art Journal – College Art Association of America, Summer 1980.

Andrews, Coleman. “Visions of California: The Art of the State.” New West Magazine, Jan 1981, Vol. 6, No. 1.

Dunham, Judith. “Foibles and Fabrications.” Artweek, Mar 29, 1980, Vol. 11, No. 12.

Shere, Charles. “Four Exhibits by Women Artists.” Oakland Tribune, Apr 1, 1980.

Albright, Thomas. “The Emphasis is on Surfaces.” San Francisco Chronicle, Mar 14, 1980.

Curtis, Cathy. “6 Aspiring Water Colorists.” The Sunday Magazine, Richmond Independent, Oct 14, 1979.

Price, Ann.  “Review – Faculty Show.” Baton Rouge Sunday Advocate, Oct 8, 1978.

Trebay, Guy. “Centerfold.” The Village Voice, May 1, 1978, Vol. XXIII, No. 18.

Stanley, M. Louise. “Stalking the Southerne Belle.” Artpolice Comics, May 1979, Vol. 3, No.1.

Auping, Michael. “M. Louise Stanley.” Matrix/Berkeley 14, University Art Museum, Sep–Nov 1979.

“M. Louise Stanley and Robert Irwin.” University Art Museum Calendar, University of California at Davis, CA, Nov 1978, p. 11.

Curtis, Cathy. “Less is More.” Berkeley Daily Californian, Dec 8, 1978.

“Watercolors at U.C.” Berkeley Independent and Gazette, Sep 18, 1978, p. 14.

Frankenstein, Alfred. “New Vigor at the U.D. Museum.” San Francisco Chronicle, Oct 31, 1978.

“The Eccentrics.” Visual Dialog Quarterly, Vol. 4, No. 1, Fall 1978.

Paul, April. “Line, Laughter, Lechery.” Profile / Art Entertainment Supplement, California Aggie, Jan 25, 1978.

Brown, Christopher. “Sam Richardson’s Reductivism, Louise Stanley’s Funk.” Artweek, Jan 28, 1978.

Malcolm, Del. “Art.” The Davis Enterprise, Weekend, Jan 29, 1978.

Albright, Thomas. “Downtown Center Opener – Some of it Works.” San Francisco Sunday Examiner and Chronicle, World, Sep 17, 1978.

Shere, Charles. “Women’s Art that Aims for Higher Values.” Oakland Tribune, Jan 30, 1977.

Stanley, Lulu. “Side Show ... Jimmy Hoot Owl Says:_.” Arcade Comics, Nov 7, 1976.

Mosen, Nancy Maass. Slide Registry of 56 San Francisco Bay Area Women Artists, Environmental Communications, (catalog) 1978.

Fish, Mary. “Market Street Artists,” Artweek, July 7, 1973.

Plagens, Peter. “4 Bay Area Painters,” Artforum, June 1972.

Albright, Thomas. “A Show of the Outrageous,” San Francisco Chronicle, Sep 1972.

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 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