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)"