biography of Michael Burton MAZUR (1935-2009)

Birth place: NYC

Addresses: Cambridge, MA

Profession: Painter, printmaker

Studied: Amherst Col. (B.A., 1957); Sch. Art & Archit., Yale Univ. (B.F.A. & M.F.A., 1961).

Exhibited: Homage to Tamarind, MoMA, 1970; Human Concern, WMAA, 1970; New Acquisitions, BMFA, 1970; solo exhibs., Finch Col. Mus., NYC, 1971 & Univ. Conn., Storrs, 1972; Terry Dintenfass Gal., NYC, 1970s. Awards: NIAL grant, 1964; Guggenheim fel., 1964-65; Tamarind artist fel. in lithography, 1968.

Work: MoMA; WMAA; AIC; LOC; PMA; pvt. colls.

Comments: Positions: juror shows, LOC Print Biennial, 1971, Currier Gal., Manchester, NH, Southeastern Printmakers, Mint Mus., Charlotte, NC & Silvermine Print Invitational, 1972. Teaching: from instr. to asst. prof., RI Sch. Design 1961-64; Yale-Norfolk Summer Art Sch., 1963; asst. prof., Brandeis Univ., 1965-; vis. artist, Sch. Art & Archit., Yale Univ., spring 1972; lect. & vis. criticism, Tyler Sch. Art, Yale Univ., Harvard Univ., Vassar Col., Detroit Inst. Art, Pratt Inst. & Cleveland Inst. Art.

Sources: WW73; Artists Proof (Pratt Graphic Ctr., 1970); John Canaday, Reviews, In: New York Times, Mar., 1966, Apr., 1968 & Nov. 27, 1971; reviews in: Art News, Arts Mag., Artforum.