susan c. dessel

Above, Detail: BRICK IN A SOFT HAT  Series 2  No. 5 (Portraiture of Martha Gruening)

Above, Detail: BRICK IN A SOFT HAT Series 2 No. 5 (Portraiture of Martha Gruening)

Smith College Exhibit of Dessel’s "BRICK IN A SOFT HAT Series 2 Nos. 1-8 (Portraiture of Martha Gruening, Smith ’1909) opens 25 February 2016. Please join the artist at the reception 4:30 – 5:30 pm.

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, NYU Law School 1914).

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NYC-based artist susan c. dessel participant in Smith College 2015 Otelia Cromwell Day

November 3, 2105

Artist susan c. dessel presented “Brick in a Soft Hat: Activist, Suffragist, Crusader, Martha Gruening ‘1909” at Smith College (Northampton, MA). The illustrated presentation was made during the college’s Otelia Cromwell Day 2015 (Nov. 3rd), under the theme of “Incarceration: Intersections of Criminal Justice, Social Justice and Activism.”

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Dessel's Martha Gruening Bibliography Posted on DEEP BLUE

2015

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”.

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