Mary Zicafoose Tapestries and Prints, Omaha, NE

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Mary poses with one of her 12 foot Cranbrook looms in her studio. 

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Mary's Home and Studio Featured in Omaha's Inspired Living Magazine

Read 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

Tapestry: wrapped/unwrapped

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 Magazine

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

American Design and Tibetan Craftsmanship

Mary has expanded her textile line to include the production of her designs as exquisite, contemporary hand-knotted carpets.

Photo on left: Detail photo of Counting Cloth: Grey.

For more information about the Mary Zicafoose line of carpets, visit the Carpets section of this website.


events schedule 

  • July 20-August 5, 2014
    Tapestry: wrapped /unwrapped
    2 1/2 week intensive weaving workshop
    Penland School of Crafts
    Penland, NC
    www.penland.org
  • August 20-23, 2014
    3 days at the Loom with Mary Zicafoose
    Kansas City Weavers Guild
    Kansas City, MO
    contact: Becky Stevens, weaversguild@gmail.com

  • October 3-Nov 5, 2014
    The Art is the Cloth
    Traveling juried exhibition of contemporary hand-woven tapestry
    New Hampshire Institute of Art
    Manchester, NH
    Reception and Lecture, October 8, 2014

workshops

See a list of Mary's upcoming workshops


galleries

The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
724 South 12th Street
Omaha, NE 68102

Gallery 72
1806 Vinton Street
Omaha, NE 68108
402.496.4797 

Anderson O'Brien Fine Art
1108 Jackson Street
Omaha, NE 68102
402.884.0911

Michigan Artists Gallery
309 N. St. Joseph
PO Box 272
Suttons Bay, MI 49682
231.271.4922

 


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