Gilman, Charlotte Perkins The Yellow Wallpaper (1892) 1997 Dover Publications


McCracken, Elisabeth “It’s Bad Luck to Die” Here’s Your Hat, What’s Your Hurry: Stories 1993 Random House, New York.


First Nations

Susan Point - commissioned façade on building


Berlant, Anthony and Mary Hunt Kahlenberg  Walk in Beauty: The Navajo and Their Blankets 1977 Little Brown and Co. New York.


Blomberg, Nancy J. Navajo Textiles: The William Randolph Hearst Collection  1988 University of Arizona Press.


Brotherton, Barbara ed., S’abadeb: The Gifts, Pacific Coast Salish Art and Artists 2008 Seattle Art Museum


Campbell, Tyrone and Joel and Kate Kopp  Navajo Pictorial Weaving 1880-1950 1991 Dutton Studio Books, New York.


Willink, Roseann Sandoval and Paul G Zolbrod  Weaving a World: Textiles and the Navajo Way of Seeing  1996 Museum of New Mexico Press, Santa Fe NM.


Wyatt, Gary ed Susan Point: Coast Salish Artist 2000 Douglas and McIntyre, Vancouver

General Interest

man testing cleaning products….from book “Odd Jobs”


Balfour-Paul, Jenny, Indigo: Egyptian Mummies to Blue Jeans 2011 Firefly Books NY

Colchester, Chloe  Textiles Today: A Global Survey of Trends and Traditions 2007 Thames and Hudson, New York.

Gastman, Roger and Darin Rowland, Ian Sattler Freight Train Graffiti 2006 Thames and Hudson Pub. London.

Geary, James I is an Other: The Secret Life of Metaphor and How it Shapes the Way We See the World 2011 HarperCollins, NY.

Gillow, John and Bryan Sentance  World Textiles: A Vsual Guide to Traditional Techniques 1999 Thames and Hudson, London/NY.

Greene, Vivien (ed) Italian Futurism 1909-1944: Reconstructing the Universe 2014 Guggenheim Museum Publications.

Gursky, Andreas Andreas Gursky / Kunstmuseum Basel; with contributions by Bernhard Mendes Bürgi, Beate Söntgen, Nina Zimmer. c2007.Ostfildern : Hatje Cantz ; Basel : Kunstmuseum Basel.

Larsen, Jack Lenor  The Dyer’s Art: Ikat, Batik, Plangi 1976 Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York.

Lau, Evelyn “More and More” from Addicted: Notes from the Belly of the Beast Crozier, Lorna and Patric Lane eds, 2006, Greystone Books.

Lauer, David A and Stephen Pentak Design Basics (5th ed) 2002 Wadsworth-Thomson Learning, Singapore

Lileks James Interior Desecrations: Hidious Homes From the Horrible ‘70s  2004 Crown Publishing, New York.

Livingstone, Joan and John Ploof eds  The Object of Labor: Art, Cloth and Cultural Production 2007 School of the Art Institute of Chicago Press/MIT Press, Cambridge MA

McQuaid, Matilda (ed) Extreme Textiles: Designing for High Performance 2005, Princeton Architectural Press, NY.

Miller, Judith Decorative Arts: Style and Design from Classical to Contemporary 2006 Dorling Kindersley, New York N.Y.

Newell, Laurie Britton Out of the Ordinary: Spectacular Craft  2007 V&A Publications, London

Pastourneau, Michel The Devil’s Cloth: A History of Stripes 2003 Washington Square Press, N.Y.

Perry, Mike Over and Over: A Catalogue of Hand-Drawn Patterns 2008 Princeton Architectural Press.

Poli, Doretta Davanzo  Twentieth Century Fabrics: European and America Designes and Manufactures 2007 Palazzo Casati STampa, Milano.

Quinn, Bradley  Textile Designers at the Cutting Edge  2009 Laurence King Publishing, London.

Rose, Barbara  Magdalena Abakanowicz 1994 Harry N. Abrams, Inc New York.

Rubin, David S. ed. Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art Since the 1960s 2010 San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio Tx.

Schoeser, Mary  Silk  2007 Yale University Press, New Haven.

Stevens, Peter S.  Handbook of Regular Patterns: An Introduction to Symmetry in Two Dimensions 1984 MIT Press, Cambridge Mass.

Torsney, Cheryl B and Judy Elsley eds Quilt Culture: Tracing the Pattern  1994 University of Missouri Press, Columbia, Missouri.

Trilling, James  The Language of Ornament 2001 Thames and Hudson, London

Valoma, Deborah ” The Impermanent Made Permanent”  Fiberarts Nov/Dec2005

Washburn, Dorothy K. and Donald W. Crowe Symmetry Comes of Age: The Role of Pattern in Culture 2004 University of Washington Press, Seattle.

Weiner, Annette B and Jane Schneider  Cloth and Human Experience 1989 Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington DC.

Weltge, Sigrid Wortmann  Women’s Work: Textile Art from the Bauhaus  1993 Thames and Hudson, London/NY.

The Grid

bank stuff....

Eckmann, Sabine and Lutz Koepnick Grid<>Matrix 2006 Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Finch, Christopher  Chuck Close: Work  2007 Prestel Pub, 2007 NY,NY.

Galassi, Peter Andreas Gursky 2001 The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.

Higgins, Hannah B. The Grid Book 2009 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge Mass.

Howeler, Eric  Skyscraper  2003 Universe Publishing, NY, NY.

Krauss, Rosalind Grids October, Vol.9 (Summer 1979) pp 50-64

Rodgers, Timothy Robert In Pursuit of Perfection: The Art of Agnes Martin, Maria Martinez and Florence Pierce 2004 Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico.



Phulkari shawl

Ganjoor, Vidhu  Kashmiri Shawls and Carpets 2009  Samvedana Culture and Heritage Trust, New Delhi.


Mathur, AshaRani Indian Shawls: Mantles of Splendour 2004 Rupa and Co, New Delhi.


Maxwell, Robin Sari to Sarong: Five Hundred Years of Indian and Indonesian Textile Exchange  2003 National Gallery of Australia


Batik Bike 1900

Forshee, Jill Between the Folds: Stories of Cloth, Lives and Travels From Sumba  2001 University of Hawaii Press,Honolulu.

Gittinger, Mattiebelle, Textiles for this World and Beyond: Treasures from Insular Southeast Asia 2005 Scala Publishers London.

Hitchcock, Michael  Indonesian Textiles 1991 British Museum Press, London.

Maxwell, Robyn Sari to Sarong: Five hundred years of Indian and Indonesian Textile Exchange  2003 National Gallery of Australia,Thames and Hudson, Port Melbourne Australia.

McCabe Elliot, Inger  Batik: Fabled Cloth of Java 2004 Periplus Editions, Singapore

Puranananda, Jane (ed) The Secrets of Southeast Asian Textiles: Myth, Status and the Supernatural 2007 James H.W. Thompson Foundation, Bangkok