publications, blogs, artist talks, & more
FRANKELY SPEAKING Spring/Summer 2022 (Cover, p.2., p.8)
Susan C. Dessel. “Martha Gruening: ‘Brick in a Soft Hat’”. THE ART of BEING DANGEROUS: Exploring Women and Danger through Creative Expression, Editors Jo Shaw and Ben Fletcher-Watson, Leuven: Leuven University Press, 2021, 126-131. Print.
New York History Blog. Idealist-on-the Hudson: Martha Gruening’s ‘Libertarian’ School By Michael Green (April 3, 2017)
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.
NYAC (New York Artists Circle)
LIC Artists (Long Island City Artists)
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
Umm el-Fahem Art Gallery, Umm el-Fahem Israel
background of lLawsuit filed on behalf of brooklyn college mfa graduates (2006)
Full back story of lawsuit, settlement & links to previous press
James Wagner. Brooklyn College lost, destroyed MFA artists’ work, May 15, 2006
Catalogue FAR FROM THE FRONT LINES
Superstition Vies With Faith at Yiddish New York
“Along the Line”, Sketchbook Project 2012 World Tour, Digitized Version
Shaw, Keith. "DownStreet Art offers new perspectives." The Berkshire Eagle. 18 August 2011.
Berkenwald, Leah. “still lives” & the women of the 23 Souls. Jewish Women's Archive. 4 September 2009.
countdown to peace (2008-2010)
In Praise of Physical Labor (2007)
Dangling Between The Real Thing And The Sign In The Window (2006)
art blogsBrent Burket Heart As Arena HERE IN MY CAR June 10, 2008
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
bloggy (includes the ArtInfo 9/13/06 review of dessel’s OUR BACKYARD: A Cautionary Tale)
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 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 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
Gomez Mill House Historic Site
Umm el-Fahem Gallery of Palestinian-Israeli Art
Volunteer at the Umm el-Fahem Palestinian-Israeli Art Gallery
naregatsi art institute (yerevan, armenia)