Dessel’s artwork based on research she did as
a University of Michigan 2013/14 Frankel Fellow has been acquired by the U MI Jean & Samuel Frankel Center for Judaic
Studies. The acquisition includes: BRICK IN A
SOFT HAT (Portrait of Martha Gruening, No.1),
2013, and BRICK IN A SOFT HAT Series 2 Nos.
1-8 (Portraiture of Martha Gruening), 2014
(No. 2 is featured on the cover of this issue of FRANKELY SPEAKING).
Cover art, "BRICK IN A SOFT HAT Series 2 No.1 (Portraiture of Martha Gruening)"