Dessel awarded Frankel Fellowship, Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies, University of Michigan. Fall 2013.
Project Title: "A VOICE FROM A BLACK MARIA Process and Work by Artist susan c. dessel based on the life of Martha Gruening: Suffragette, Journalist, Civil Rights Activist"
Dessel's series of tin drawings titled WHAT A NEIGHBORHOOD! will be on exhibit the month of June, 2013, in the Window Gallery of NYPL's Bloomingdale Branch on West 100th St. (Amsterdam/Columbus). Library hours:Mon.& Tues. 10AM-6PM, Wed.& Thurs.12PM-7PM, Fri.& Sat. 10am-5pm. CLOSED Sunday.
dessel's work included in Momenta benefit. Work of all participating artists to be exhibited at Momenta, 56 Bogart St, in Bushwick, Friday, May 10th - May 26th. The raffle drawing will be held Sunday, May 26th.