"Light Up the Night"

Six Acclaimed Illustrators and Authors to Attend Mazza Museum’s ’19 Weekend Conference

Written by Joy Brown, University of Findlay's Media Relations Coordinator. Registration is now open for University of Findlay Mazza Museum’s popular Weekend Conference, which will be held Nov. 8 and…

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2017 Mazza Weekend Conference Keynotes

The fall 2017 Mazza Weekend Conference keynote speakers were an eclectic mix of traditional and non-traditional, fiction and non-fiction, big city and small town.  Their art styles, background, experience and…

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Fun Finds at Summer Conference 2017

This year’s summer conference hosted nine outstanding keynote presentations from authors and illustrators hailing from around the country and brought picture book enthusiasts together. While our more than 200 conference…

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From Pop Culture Archeology to Cakelustration: Mazza Summer Conference To Celebrate Artists and Authors

A pop culture archeologist, a screenwriter, a graphic novelist and a “cakelustrator,” who uses cake as her medium, are among the creative and talented artists and authors expected to present…

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Wordless Picture Book Author Awarded Mazza Medallion

How can I tell this story? In what interesting way can I present it to the reader? These are the questions author/illustrator David Wiesner, who accepted the Mazza Medallion at…

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Storytellers Offer Inside Look

Mazza Weekend Conference welcomed more than 300 participants to hear from award winning artists from around the world. Artists featured this year included Mazza Medallion Recipient David Wiesner (read more…

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Writing Strand Participants Learn Tricks of the Trade

How do you make a manuscript stand out in the slush pile? Can I choose my own illustrator? What are the red flags to avoid in a submission cover letter?…

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Keynote Artists Inspire Audience: Highlights from Mazza Summer Conference

The 265 educators, artists, authors and all-around book lovers from 14 different states who attended the Mazza Museum’s Summer Conference this July heard from 12 authors and illustrators about their…

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Mazza Museum To Feature 2016 Award Winning Artists

This March, the University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum will feature several award winning artists in the Catherine Freed Galleria. When the 2016 Caldecott, Carnegie, Newbery, and Pura Belpre awards were…

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