"Trees of Life and Evil Eyes: A Contemporary Take on Superstition, Symbols and Mysticism"
susan c. dessel’s “ph! ph! ph!…” was among the work in “Trees of Life and Evil Eyes: A Contemporary Take on Superstition, Symbols and Mysticism”
Dessel's Martha Gruening Bibliography Posted on DEEP BLUE
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”.
University of Edinburgh Institute of Advanced Studies in Humanities DANGEROUS WOMEN PROJECT highlights BRICK IN A SOFT HAT Series 2 Nos. 1-8 (Portraiture of Martha Gruening)
2016 - 2017
What does it mean to be a Dangerous Woman?
Cover Art, Women In Judaism: A Multidisciplinary Journal
The cover of Women In Judaism: A Multidisciplinary Journal’s most recent issue, Vol 12, No 2 (2015) published 23 December 2016, featured susan c. dessel’s “A BRICK IN A SOFT HAT Series 2 Nos. 5 & 6 of 8 (Portraiture of Martha Gruening)”.
BRICK IN A SOFT HAT Exhibit at the Gomez Mill House
Dessel’s drawings “BRICK IN A SOFT HAT Series 2 Nos. 1-8 (Portraiture of Martha Gruening)” returned to the Gomez Mill House for the 2016 Visitors’ Season. Gruening (1889-1937), suffragist, journalist, lawyer, civil rights and peace activist, purchased the Mill House (1919-1923) with the intention of opening an International Libertarian School for children of all races and religions.
Smith College Exhibited Dessel's "BRICK IN A SOFT HAT Series 2 Nos. 1-8 (Portraiture of Martha Gruening, Smith '1909)
Smith College exhibited Dessel’s drawings “BRICK IN A SOFT HAT, Series 2 Nos. 1-8 (Portraiture of Martha Gruening)” in the Nolen Art Lounge as part of Women’s History Month. The show honored the life and work of Martha Gruening (Smith ‘1909, NYU Law School 1914).
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.”