American Craft Magazine, April/May 2008

 "The Hand Meets High Tech", by Marc Kristal

"...it's worth remembering that the advance of the arts has always benefited from industrial innovation.  So it was for the master dyer Joan Morris and printmaker Michele Ratté, whose collaborative exhibition object-a dimensional fabric featuring a shibori ground overlaid with a design formed from 23k-carat gold- owes its existence to the solution of an age-old industrial problem: that of permanently attaching layers of precious metal to a washable fabric..."