dessel, suzi. "Martha Gruening (1889-1937), A Bibliography." Deep Blue Docs, U MICH Library. 27 July 2015.

Susan C. Dessel. "A Voice From The Black Maria: Martha Gruening (1889-1937)." New Perspectives On Gender & Jewish Life. Frankel Institute Annual 2014, 24-27. 

The Chicken Chronicles, Susan C. Dessel. HAPPENING Lilith Magazine July 26, 2013.


"scd abroad, a blog." (2011 Visiting Artist, Umm el-Fahem Gallery. Umm el-Fahem, Israel).

Stone, Amy.  "Feminist Funerals." Lilith Magazine, 16 June 2009.

arts organizations

Jewish Art Salon

NYAC (New York Artists Circle)

Berkenwald, Leah. “still lives” & the women of the 23 Souls. Jewish Women's Archive.                   4 September 2009.


Co-curator James Wagner discusses OUR BACKYARD: A Cautionary Tale

HEART AS ARENA: Dessel on 2006 TOP 10 (see #4)

On MTAA: Dessel tops Hoggards’ 2006 list

Queering Yerevan

bloggy (ARTCATS in Armenia)

bloggy (includes the ArtInfo 9/13/06 review of dessel’s OUR BACKYARD: A Cautionary Tale)


momenta art

tinsquo (there is no status quo) 11/01/06 Review by Mark Roth and Janna Olson.

art blogs’ responses to censorship of dessel’s work

May 11, 2008 Susan Dessel’s OUR BACKYARD Censored by gallery

May 12, 2008 NOT MY VOICE

may 12, 2008 I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts (or An Exhibition Space’s Responsibilities with Regards to Potentially Offensive Materials)

may 12, 2008 Hiding the Bodies in Our Backyard

art calendar


chelsea art galleries

art galleries & cultural institutions

NOW BE HERE #2 NYC (i am #340) OCT. 23, 2016

A.I.R. Gallery – “Advocating for women in the visual arts since 1972”

Abrons Arts Center Henry Street Settlement

BAG Brooklyn Artists Gym

Gomez Mill House Historic Site

Nurture Art

Umm el-Fahem Gallery of Palestinian-Israeli Art

Volunteer at the Umm el-Fahem Palestinian-Israeli Art Gallery

Woman Made Gallery

dam, stuhltrager

naregatsi art institute (yerevan, armenia)