"Abacus" on loom
Ikat tapestry "Abacus" in process, on the loom.
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Mary's Home and Studio Featured
in Omaha's Inspired Living Magazine
Mary's home and studio in the January/February 2014 issue of Omaha's Inspired
Mary's Tour of Nebraska Art
Featured in Renwick Newsletter
In October, Mary organized and hosted a 5 day tour of Nebraska Arts & Crafts for the James
Renwick Alliance, of the James Renwick Smithsonian Museum, Washington, DC. You can read the
participants' summaries in the newsletter PDF on pages 10 and 11.
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
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