Just Arrived from Nepal
Carpets for the UNOmaha Community Engagement Center installation.
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Watch KMTV 3 News coverage of the FIBER exhibit at KANEKO
Nebraska Cultural Endowment Blog Features Mary's Perspective on Her Career
In June, the blog of the Nebraska Cultural Endowment featured an article about Mary's introduction to
textiles. Read her
narrative on the What's Your Livelihood blog.
Mary's Mountains & Ghosts Show Reviewed in Surface Design Journal
Read the review by
Suzanne Smith Arney.
Article is provided courtesy of Surface Design Journal.
New Studio Assistant
Mary Zicafoose Textiles welcomes Mary Gurnaud to the family of fun, talented, and dedicated studio
assistants who have worked with Mary over the years. Mary is a Minnesota transplant who has studied
wine in France, and is currently cultivating her own textile practice. Also central in her life are cats and
science fiction, and very soon, the fine and acquired art of wrapping ikat.
Mary's Home and Studio Featured in Omaha's Inspired Living Magazine
about Mary's home and studio in the January/February 2014 issue of Omaha's Inspired Living.
New Community Engagement Center at UNOmaha Campus to
Feature Mary's Large Scale Tapestry Installation
The new Community Engagement Center at the University of Nebraska - Omaha will be dedicated April 17, 2014.
The installation will feature an 8' x 55' composite tapestry designed by Mary.
Mary Will Be Teaching at Penland This Summer
Drawing upon over three decades of tapestry & rug weaving, this is a rare opportunity to work in depth
with Mary sharing the foundation elements of her art practice. Instruction will include color theory, loom
etiquette, signature tapestry and weft faced ikat design, dye and weaving techniques, finishing work for
exhibition and sales, ethics, practices, and creative exercises. This is an extremely comprehensive workshop
addressing aesthetic and technical solutions for creative non-loom controlled process for weavers of all
levels. Registration begins Feb 1 at www.penland.org.
Read Mary's Designer Profile in Omaha HOME
The March-April issue of Omaha HOME Magazine interviews Mary for a Q&A session as their
featured artist. You can browse the article
on their on-line reader.
An Interview With Mary Zicafoose
mary joins the UNION for contemporary art board, elected chairman
Mary has been elected to the position of Chairman of the Board 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.
carpeting the contemporary world
Mary Zicafoose Textiles Hand Knotted Carpets
Mary has expanded her textile line to include the production of her designs as exquisite, contemporary
Photo on left: Detail, Red Tapestry Series: Orange Dots.
For more information about the Mary Zicafoose line of carpets, visit the Carpets
section of this website.
February 6 - April 24, 2015
Opening Reception: Fri Feb 6, 6-9:00 pm
February 6 - March 27, 2015
30th Anniversary Artists Invitational Exhibition
St. Cecilias Cathedral
Opening Reception: Feb 15
March 6 - April 7, 2015
Color Fields: Ikat, Tapestry, Carpets and Prints
Metropolitan Community College
Elkhorn Valley Campus-Gallery of Art & Design
Artist Talk: March 11, 4-5:00
Reception: March 11 5-6:30
May 6 - 7, 2015
Redwood Empire Weavers Guild Talk and One Day Color Workshop
Santa Rosa, CA
contact: Bill Jackson firstname.lastname@example.org
May 8 - 9, 2015
Pacific Textile Arts Talk and Ikat
Ft. Bragg, CA
contact: Lollii Jacobsen email@example.com
May 11 - 13, 2015
Santa Cruz Weavers Guild Talk and 2 1/2 day Ikat Workshop
Santa Cruz, CA
contact: Janette Gross firstname.lastname@example.org
May 16, 2015
De Young Museum
San Francisco, CA
Textile Arts Council Lecture 10:00 am
Color Fields: Ikat, Tapestry and Contemporary Art
May 17 - 19, 2015
Tapestry Weavers West Talk and 3 days of Workshops: Inspiration, Color, and Conjecture
contact: Alex Friedman email@example.com
May 18, 2015
Golden Gate Weavers Guild Talk 7:00 pm
contact: Lilia Rosenheimer firstname.lastname@example.org
See a list of Mary's upcoming workshops
The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
724 South 12th Street
Omaha, NE 68102
1806 Vinton Street
Omaha, NE 68108
Anderson O'Brien Fine Art
1108 Jackson Street
Omaha, NE 68102
309 N. St. Joseph
PO Box 272
Suttons Bay, MI 49682