Teresa Stanley                                                       





M.F.A., University of California, Berkeley

M.A.   San Francisco State University

B.A.   University of California, Santa Barbara

Selected Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

2017                 Teresa Stanley HSU Third Street Gallery, Eureka, CA (October 2017)

2015                Teresa Stanley: The Mid Day Garden Bryant Street Gallery, Palo Alto, California (August 2015)

2015                Teresa Stanley: Paintings. Library Annex Gallery, California State University, Sacramento

2012                Teresa Stanley: New Paintings Bryant Street Gallery, Palo Alto, California

2012                Teresa StanleyTreasure  555 California Street Gallery, San Francisco,                  

2012                Teresa Stanley: Treasure 199 Fremont Street Gallery, San Francisco

2011                Teresa Stanley: New Paintings  Bryant Street Gallery, Palo Alto, California

2009               Teresa Stanley: Paintings  Piante Gallery, Eureka, California

2006               Teresa Stanley: Works on Paper 2004-2006  Stellar Somerset Gallery, Palo Alto, California

2004               Teresa Stanley: New Paintings   Stellar Somerset Gallery, Palo Alto, California                      

2003                Leslie Price/Teresa Stanley: New Paintings Humboldt State University First Street Gallery

2002                Off the Canvas: Geometry and Space  Olive Hyde Gallery, Fremont, California

1998                Teresa Stanley: Moving Pictures  Pence Gallery, Davis, California               

1998                Teresa Stanley/Stephanie Peek:  3-D Painters Modesto Junior College Art Gallery

1997                Teresa Stanley: Recent Paintings Carnegie Museum, Eureka, California

1996                Teresa Stanley Reese Bullen Gallery, Humboldt State University

1991                Introductions 91 William Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco, California


Selected Group Exhibitions

2017                William Rainey, Theresa Robinson, Robert Roth, Teresa Stanley 4-person exhibit Blue Gallery, Kansas City, Mo

                        Flower group invitational Blue Gallery, Kansas City, Mo

2014                Parallel Play Prographica Gallery, Seattle, WA

2013                Botanically Inclined  Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, CA

2012                Affordable Art Fair Los Angeles (with Anelle Gandleman Fine Art, NY)

2012                Art Hamptons International Art Fair, New York (with Anelle Gandleman Gallery, NY)

2011                Abstraction  Piante Gallery, Eureka, CA

2011                Affordable Art FairNYC (with Anelle Gandleman Fine Art, NY)

2011                Introduction Group Show K. Imperial Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

2011                San Francisco Art Fair (with Bryant Street Gallery) SF, CA

2010               Faculty Exchange Exhibit California State University, Stanislaus

2008               Red Dot Art Fair,  New York, New York (with Bryant Street Gallery)

2008               Small Works Todd Gallery, Middle Tennesee State University

2007               10th Anniversary Art Exhibit Golden Foundation for the Arts, New Berlin, New York

2005               The Art of the Small Painting Stellar Somerset Gallery, Palo Alto, California

2003               African Artists/American Artists American Embassy, Nairobi, Kenya

2003               34th Annual International Exhibition Palm Springs Desert Museum

2003               46th Annual International Award Exhibition San Diego Art Institute

2003               International Juried Show  New Jersey Center for Visual Arts 

1999               Regional Invitational Exhibition First Street Gallery, Eureka, California

1999               Northern National Juried Exhibition Nicolet College

1997               Abstraction ‘97 II The Stage Gallery, Merrick, New York

1997               National ‘97 Exhibition ARTernatives, San Luis Obispo, California

1997               Exemplary Contemporary  Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery, UCSC

1997               Summer Show Joan Roebuck Gallery, Lafayette, California

1997               The Third Dimension Center for the Visual Arts, Oakland, California

1996               Concerning WoodJoan Roebuck Gallery, Lafayette, California

1995               Rational and Emotional Abstractions Wiseman Gallery, Rogue        

                       Community College, Grants Pass, Oregon

1995               Women Artists 95 Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, California

1995               Teresa Stanley (3-person exhibit) SF MOMA Artist’s Gallery San Francisco, California

1995               About Abstraction Bedford Gallery, Regional Center forthe Arts, Walnut Creek, California

1994               Small ExtravagancesGallery 57, Fullerton, California

1994               Drawn to Abstraction  Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, California       

1994               4th Annual Works on Paper   Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, California

1993               TributeWilliam Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco, California

1993               Gallery Artists William Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco, California

1990               Bay Arts Annual San Mateo Arts Council, San Mateo, California

1989               Paper in Particular Columbia College/Missouri Arts Council, Columbia, Missouri



2017                Vasari 21February 20, 2017 http://us12.campaign-archive2.com/?u=1e7c90506c4e06f6503c74a46&id=b96d7ecdb2&e=de636dd686

2016               Studio Visit Magazine, Summer 2016, Open Studios Press

                      The Woven Tale Press Vol IV No. 8 October 2016

                       Meet the Artist: Teresa Stanley  OAC Gallery December 13, 2016https://www.oacgallery.com/blog/meet-the-artist-teresa-stanley/

2010                Reyner, Nancy Acrylic Innovations: Styles and Techniques of 64 Visionary Artists    Northlight Books, October 2010

2010                Studio Visit Magazine  Volume 11, Summer 2010, Open Studios Press

2010                Humboldt State University Faculty Exchange Show CSU Stanislaus (catalog)

2008                Nuell, Lon, Hickey, Dave “12 x 12 Tennessee State University” (exhibition catalog)

2007                Murray, Mary E.  “Golden Foundation for the Arts 1997-2007” (catalog for the 10thAnniversary Exhibition)

2004                Stellar, James“Teresa Stanley: Paintings”  (catalog)

2003                Robertson, Gwen“Teresa Stanley: Keyholes” (exhibition catalog)  


Selected Bibliography

2017                Gopinath, Gabrielle "Water Seekers and Pretty Ones" review The North Coast Journal, October 4, 2017

                       Butler, Wendy "Art Waves" KHSU radio interview about my work October 3, 2017

                        Jaeger, Emily "Interview:Teresa Stanley. "The dance between the scientific inquiry and the artistic one"" October 17, 2016

2011                 Alderson, Julie “My 4-year-old Cannot Do This” How to Look at Abstract Painting “ Humboldt MagazineSpring 2011

2009                Butler, Wendy “Art Waves”  KHSU   Radio interview about my work.

2004                “Golden Grant for NorCal artist”  Artweek  May 2004

2002                 Beeler, Monique "Canvas can't contain this exhibit at Olive Hyde" TheArgusMay 2002

1998                 Stutzin, Leo “Artists show three-dimensional works”  Modesto Bee February 1998

1998                 Servis, Nancy M.  “Big Plans in Store at Pence Gallery”  The Davis EnterpriseJanuary 1998                

1998                 Moyle, Marilyn “Third Saturday Openings” a New Trend for Davis Art?”   The Davis EnterpriseJanuary 1998

1998                 Harrington, Shayne “The Pence Gallery Collection Unites Structure with Chaos with TeresaStanley’s Moving Pictures”   The California AggieFebruary 1998    

1997                 “Painted Sculpture: Abstract art inspired by old buildings”  The Times Standard

1995                 SF MOMA News  March/April 1995 pg. 19 (reproduction)

1995                 Thyme, Jolene “Abstraction Show focuses on lesser-known artists” Contra Costa Times, January 95

1994                 Wilson, Sally, “The Big Picture”  Diablo Arts Magazine   Dec/Feb 1994



2009                Ingrid Nickleson Trust individual artists grant

2003                Samuel E. and Adele Golden Foundation Individual artist grant

2001                 Humboldt State University Emeritus Faculty grant

1996                 Humboldt State University Affirmative Action mini-grant

1997                 2nd Place Award, Exemplary Contemporary, U.C. Santa Cruz

                        Juror:  Peter Gordon, Head Curator, San Jose MOMA

1986                 S.E.C.A. award nominee, SF Museum of Modern Art

1977                 U.C. Art Affiliates Award for Excellence in Painting


Professional Experience

1991-present    Professor, Art, Humboldt State University

1989-91           Lecturer, Art, San Francisco State University


Selected Public Collections

Iowa State Children's Hospital

Stanford Medical Center

City of Walnut Creek

American Embassy, Nairobi, Kenya                        

Intel Corporation, Santa Clara, California

Freddie Mac Corporation, Washington, DC

Investment Group of Santa Barbara

Law Offices of Christie L. Fraser, San Francisco

Law Offices of Michael H. Bonner, San Francisco

Mayfield Fund, San Mateo, California

Oracle Corporation, Washington, DC

Instant Video Technologies, San Francisco

Frankel & Company, San Francisco

Ray Bourhis, Bourhis and Wolfson, Attorneys

Wilkes Bashford, San Francisco

College of the Redwoods, Eureka, California

Goodland Landscape Construction, San Ramon, California

Hagberg Consulting Group, Foster City, California

Bay Leaf Restaurants, Inc., Tiburon, California


Gallery Representation

Blue Gallery, Kansas City, MO

Bryant Street Gallery, Palo Alto, California

K. Imperial Gallery, San Francisco, California

Fresh Paint, Culver City, California