For Allison Smith: Needle Work, an exhibition last spring at the Kemper in St. Louis, the University of Chicago Press published a catalog that includes an essay by Wendy Vogel and interview with the artist and curator Lauren Adams.
Images are at the artist’s website. Last Year, Jennifer Geigel Mikulay published “Acts of Association: Allison Smith’s Craft as Civic Practice” (PDF) in the Journal of Modern Craft, vol. 2, issue 2. Allison Smith: The Muster was published in 2006 by the Public Art Fund. See also Julia Bryan-Wilson, “The Politics of Craft,” Modern Painters, 20:1 (Feb. 2008), pp. 78-83.