November 3, 2105
Artist susan c. dessel will present “Brick in a Soft Hat: Activist, Suffragist, Crusader, Martha Gruening ‘1909” at Smith College. The illustrated presentation is included in the programming offered on the college’s Otelia Cromwell Day 2015, under the theme of “Incarceration: Intersections of Criminal Justice, Social Justice and Activism.” OCD takes place Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, in the Smith College Campus Center (Northampton, MA).
Smith College Exhibit of Dessel's "BRICK IN A SOFT HAT Series 2 Nos. 1-8 (Portraiture of Martha Gruening, Smith '1909) to open in 2016
February 25 - March 7, 2016
An exhibit of Dessel’s drawings “BRICK IN A SOFT HAT, Series 2 Nos. 1-8 (Portraiture of Martha Gruening)” will OPEN February 25, 2016 through March 7, 2016 at the Smith College Nolen Art Lounge. As part of Women’s History Month the show will honor the life and work of Martha Gruening (Smith ‘1909). DETAILS TO COME.
Martha Gruening Bibliography POSTED. Dessel’s BIBLIOGRAPHY based on her research as a Frankel Fellow on the life and works of Martha Gruening — suffragist, civil rights activist, journalist, lawyer… — is now posted on University of Michigan Library’s DEEP BLUE website. See LINKS page under “Academic Blogs, Publications, Links to Artist Talks”.