Stanley Whitney earned degrees from the Kansas City Art Institute and Yale University. His work has been shown in many exhibitions in galleries and museums in United States and abroad; among them the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, The Studio Museum Harlem, Alternative Museum New York, Magazzino d’Arte Moderna Rome, Jack Tilton Gallery NY Christine König Gallery Vienna, radioartemobile, Utopia Station, created by Zerynthia Rome for Venice Biennial, Galleria Carlina, Torino. Upcoming shows include Galerie Ramis Barquet, Monterey Mexico, and Palazzo Magnani, Reggio Emilia, Italy.
His paintings are held in numerous private and public collections all over the world. He is represented by Esso Gallery.