|Mary Louise Lopez, a native born Texan, was an established professional artist who worked in the following media: acrylic, watercolor, stone, wood sculpture, conte & pastel, pen & ink, woodblock and lithography.
Her artwork is included in many corporate and private collections throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia and Asia. Among some of Ms. Lopez' awards, exhibits, and invitations include:
- A commission by Medical Center Hospital to do a painting of a mother and child for their Newborn Intensive Care Unit
- An invitation to exhibit in the North and South America Indigenous Artists Exhibition sponsored by Artists Indigenas
- First Place award in sculpture at the Fourth Annual Juried Latin/Indigena Woman's Art Exhibit
- A commission by the National Coalition of Hispanic Mental Health and Human Services Organization for a poster distributed nationwide
- A commission by AVANCE San Antonio for fund-raising campaign
- One of eight artists featured by the U.S. Dept of Labor Women's Bureau for a specially commissioned poster
- A commission by the McDonald Corporation for a poster commemorating Hispanic Heritage Week in the U.S.
- An invitation to exhibit in "Inner Visions", an exhibit of Hispanic women artists of Texas
Mary Louise lived in San Antonio, Texas where she maintained her studio.