Stanley Lewis (b. 1941, Somerville, New Jersey) graduated from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut in 1963 with a joint major in music and art. He received an MFA from Yale University in 1967. Recent exhibitions of his work include Stanley Lewis at Betty Cuningham Gallery, See It Loud: Seven Post-War American Painters at the National Academy Museum, Nature is the Teacher at The Painting Center in New York, as well as East Meets Midwest at The Beverly Art Center in Chicago, which travelled to Hoffman-LaChance Contemporary in St. Louis and Westbeth Gallery in New York. Lewis has taught at Kansas City Art Institute, Smith College, Parsons School of Design, and the Chautauqua Institution, among many others. In 2001, he was an artist in residence at Dartmouth College. He is the recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, the Altman Prize, and a Henry Ward Ranger Purchase Award from the National Academy of Design. Stanley Lewis is currently represented by Betty Cuningham Gallery in New York City, and lives and works in Northampton, Massachusetts.