Community Tapestry Cutting at Alley Poyner Macchietto Studio
Following in the European tradition of the celebration of the finishing of a major tapestry, Mary invited
friends and family to participate in the final step of the production.
Mary to Participate in Joslyn Museum's Art Seen
This invitational exhibition includes artists from Nebraska’s two largest cities, and investigates a range
of media and styles addressing varied themes, including personal narrative, the social landscape,
environmental issues, and contemporary approaches to painting. Mary was invited to create a site-specific
14-foot diptych ikat tapestry entitled History. Exhibition opens June 20, and runs through
Holland Performing Arts Center Acquires Mary
Zicafoose's Tapestries for Zinc Cafè
The new cafè at the Holland Performing Arts Center in Omaha was dedicated in May. Omaha Performing Arts
selected four tapestries from the Mountain for the Buddha Series.
Mary receives the WCA Tribute to Women Award
The WCA's signature event, Tribute to Women celebrates extraordinary women in our community,
recognizing their service and dedication to making Omaha a better place for all those that live here. Mary
was honored to be a 2015 recipient of this award from the WCA.
Nebraska Cultural Endowment Blog Features Mary's Perspective on Her Career
Mary Zicafoose Studio Welcomes the Return of Anna Dewy Greer
Previously, Anna worked with Mary as a studio assistant from 2009 until 2011. Anna has returned from Los
Angeles and will again be assisting Mary in her studio.
Mary Will Be Teaching a Two-Month Intensive Studio
at Penland, Spring 2016
Class: Artist and Weaver
Drawing upon over three decades of professional textile experience, this is a rare opportunity to work in
depth with Mary sharing the foundation elements of her art practice.
Instruction will include color theory, natural and chemical dying, weaving techniques, and creative
exercises, including a deep focus on developing a personal style and building a body of work.
This is an extremely individualized workshop addressing aesthetic and technical solutions for weaving
artists. Featuring guest artist, Catharine Ellis, instructing in natural dyes. Registration begins Feb 1 at
An Interview With Mary Zicafoose
mary continues to serve as chairwoman for the UNION for contemporary art board
Mary volunteers her experience for the board of directors for the UNION
for Contemporary Art in Omaha, Nebraska. The Union's mission is to strengthen the creative culture
of Greater Omaha. In addition to serving local non-profits, Mary also serves nationally and internationally
as the co-director of the American Tapestry
Alliance, and is an immediate past board member of GoodWeave USA.