Venus Stanton is a Fiber artist from East Lansing, MI.
They are a senior at the Maryland Institue College of Art, pursuing a BFA in fiber arts and a minor in experimental fashion.
Conceptually, their work explores their perspective of moving through the world as a queer black midwesterner. They pull influence from 20th-century black musicians, car shows, pulp-sci-fi movies, the great migration, the scenery of Lake Michigan, and most importantly, their family. They use pattern drafting screen printing, dyeing, and pleating to create color-blocked landscapes and abstract forms on the body.