Mary Zicafoose Tapestries and Prints, Omaha, NE

Finishing Touches for the New Studio

Outdoor signage was installed on the new studio at Pahuk in January.

latest news

Mary to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award for Visual Arts

Mary Zicafoose was recently notified that she is to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award for Visual Arts from the Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards at the 18th annual ceremony on February 18, 2024. She is incredibly grateful to be receiving this honor! If you'd like to attend the ceremony, you can purchase tickets for the event here

Latest Episode of The Long Thread Podcast Features Mary

The Long Thread podcast recently asked Mary to join them to discuss her ikat work. Listen using your podcast player at @longthreadmedia, or via their website.

The Capricorn Plate Tapestry Headed to Embassy

The Capricorn Plate Tapestry has been selected by Ambassador Brewer to be included in the collection of the US Embassy in Lesotho Africa. This is Mary's seventeenth contribution to the US Art In Embassy Program worldwide.

Mary Zicafoose: Midway Film Release

The long-awaited documentary film about Mary's life and career has been released. Director Jeffrey Hahn combines the testimony of Mary's peers and friends, with the narrative of her artist's journey, to recount a colorful exploration of the virtuoso, teacher, and woman that is Mary Zicafoose.

Watch the film

Ikat Book Sale

Mary's first book, Ikat: The Essential Guide to Weaving Resist-Dyed Cloth was released by Penguin Random House in 2020. This inspirational book features both natural and synthetic dye formulas and processes, in addition to instructional ikat projects.

Purchase your copy today!

Mary is working on a companion ikat volume that will be available for purchase in 2025.

Schacht Spindle interviews Mary for Spinning & Weaving Week

Jane Patrick of Schacht Spindle Company interviews Mary in a segment "The World is Begging to Become a More Beautiful Place".

Watch the interview

Follow Mary on Facebook

To see what's new and happening in the Mary Zicafoose Textiles studio, "Like" the Mary Zicafoose Textile Facebook page.

events schedule 

  • October 27, 2023
    Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
    Annual Auction
  • November 11, 2023
    Philadelphia Weavers Guild Zoom lecture, 9-11 EST
  • November 16-18, 2023
    Shifted Warp Ikat Scarf Workshop
    Las Aranas Weavers Guild, New Mexico
  • December 2, 2023 - January 20, 2024
    Craft Forms 2023
    Wayne Art Center, Wayne PA
    Preview Party Gala, Friday, December 1, 2023, 6-9pm
  • January 13-15, 2024
    Shifted Warp Ikat Scarf Workshop
    Atlanta Weaver's Guild
  • April 25, 2024
    Seattle Weaver's Guild Lecture
  • April 26-28, 2024
    Shifted Warp Ikat Scarf Workshop
    Seattle Weaver's Guild
  • May 12-14, 2024
    Eugene Textile Center
    Eugene, OR
    The Shifted Warp Ikat Workshop, Version 2
  • May 17-19, 2024
    Fiber in the Forest
    Ikat, Color and Dye Workshop
    Eugene Textile Center
  • July 11-12, 2024
    Convergence 2024
    Handweavers Guild of America
    Wichita, KS
    Ikat Warp Shifting Techniques Seminar
    Ikat: The Power of Pattern Seminar
  • August 18-30, 2024
    Pilchuk School of Glass
    Artist in Residence
  • October 19, 2024
    The Craft Guild of Iowa City Fall meeting
  • October 20-22, 2024
    Iowa City Weavers Guild
    Iowa City, IA
    The Shifted Warp Ikat Workshop


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