Janelle L Stanley Design LLC.

Whether it is intricate symmetrical patterns or lush woven textiles, Janelle L. Stanley infuses her Native background into her work. Janelle grew up on the Navajo Reservation and is of the (Dziłtł’ahnii) Mountain Cove and born for the (Tódích’íi’nii) Bitter Water clans; including paternal Acoma lineage. Janelle observes and integrates Native designs and teachings into her textile artwork with contemporary techniques such as textile screen printing or weaving on floor loom. Janelle received her BFA from Arizona State University and continues to explore curatorial projects, public art, different mediums in her fibers and textile work.

Janelle worked as curator at the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, Evanston, IL. Janelle utilized her indigenous history and knowledge for the exhibits she curated and designed.

Currently residing in the Phoenix Metropolitan area, Janelle enjoys hiking, golf, reading, mindfulness practice and yoga. It’s quite possible that you will bump into her at one of the local art events espounding on indigenous rights, knowledge, and contemporary artform – please say hello.


 2015 – Arizona Forward, Environmental Excellence Crescordia Art in Public Places, booklet page 18 – Phoenix, Arizona

 2015 – Terrazzo Tile & Marble Association of Canada (TTMAC), Hardsurface Award, video scroll to 14:35 – Calgary, Canada

 2015 – The National Terrazzo & Mosaic Association (NTMA) Job of the Year – New Orleans, Louisiana

 2015 – Public Art Network, Nomination – Chicago, Illinois