October 9, 2003
Director of Media Relations

AMHERST, Mass.-Printmaker Michael Mazur '57, the 2003 Robert Frost Library Fellow, will speak on Friday, Oct. 31 at 4: p.m. in the Teaching Gallery of the Mead Art Museum,. Mazur's lecture, sponsored by the Friends of the Amherst College Library, is free and open to the public. Mazur will be in residence at Amherst College the week of Oct. 27, working with Betsey Garand, visiting assistant professor in the Fine Arts Department, and students in fine arts.

A renowned printmaker and painter, Mazur graduated from Amherst in 1957 and received his M.F.A. from Yale. He has taught at RISD, Brown, U.C. Santa Barbara, Harvard and Brandeis University, and his work appears in major museums around the U.S. and abroad. A 1964 Guggenheim Fellowship is among the many awards he has garnered during his distinguished career.

The Friends of the Amherst College Library is a group of students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends who support the library. For more information, visit www.amherst/edu/library/friends.