Mary Zicafoose Tapestries and Prints, Omaha, NE

Tools of the Trade

Working with unwrapped ikat at the new studio at Pahuk on the Platte River near Cedar Bluffs, Nebraska

latest news

American Tapestry Alliance Media Tour 2022

Visit Mary's instagram @maryzicafoose to watch an on-demand rebroadcast of the live tour of Mary's new studio from January 17, 2022. Be sure to follow Mary's Instagram as there's more tours and colorful video content coming soon.

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 new 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!


Sandhill Crane Count, Week Number 7, Platte River Wins Best in Show at Wayne Art Center CraftForms 2021 Exhibition

Mary's latest ikat was on display at the 2021 CraftForms Exhibition at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, PA. The exhibition's juror, Carol Sauvion, creator and director of the PBS documentary series Craft in America, awarded Mary's work the Best In Show title. The exhibition opened December 3, 2021 and runs through January 29, 2022.


Mary Receives DAR National Women in the Arts Recognition Award

The Lewis-Clark Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Nebraska nominated Mary to be the 2020 national recipient of the DAR National Women in the Arts Recognition Award which she received on April 27th at a private reception held at the May Museum in Fremont, NE. 


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


The Museum of Nebraska Art (MONA) asked artists from the museum's collection to create a short video about their workspace to share during the COVID-19 pandemic. Come along and join the studio tour!

 


New Tapestry Installation

Mary's recently completed ikat diptych tapestry was installed at the Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation. The massively scaled Pink and Yellow Tapestries were commissioned to enhance the warmth and vitality of the foundation’s lobby.

 


NET Television Interviews Mary

Consider This with Cathy Wyatt interviewed Mary for an episode about the UNMC Healing Arts program. View the episode here.


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events schedule 

  • October 2-Nov 11, 2022
    Six-Week Ikat Intensive Workshop
    "The Ikat Portfolio: Techniques and Tools for Weaving Resist-Dyed Cloth"
    Penland School of Craft

  • December 2 2022 -January 21, 2023
    Craft Forms 2022: 27th International Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Fine Craft
    Davenport Gallery
    Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA
    Preview Party: Friday, December 2, 7-10 pm
    Gallery walk & Artists talks: Saturday, December 3, 1-4

  • December 8, 2022 - March 12, 2023
    Yarn/Rope/String: Fiber Art Now Juried Exhibition
    New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, MA
    Opening reception: December 8, 6-8 pm

  • January 9, 2023
    Handweaver's Guild of New Jersey
    Ikat - Notes from the Field
    Online Lecture
  • February 23, 2023
    Seattle Weaver's Guild Lecture
  • February 24-26, 2023
    Shifted Warp Ikat Workshop
    Seattle Weaver's Guild
  • March 27, 2023
    Eugene Weaver's Guild
    Ikat - Notes from the Field
    11:00 am PST Online Lecture
  • Aprill 13, 2023
    Guild Lecture
    Handweavers of Bucks County, PA
  • April 14-16, 2023
    Ikat Workshop - in person
    Handweavers of Bucks County, PA 

  • May 10, 2023
    Rochester Weaver's Guild Lecture
  • May 10-12. 2023
    Shifted Warp Ikat Scarf Workshop
    Rochester Weaver's Guild
  • June 17-19, 2023
    Shifted Warp Ikat Scarf Workshop
    Midwest Weaver's Conference
    Des Moines, Iowa
  • June 22-25, 2023
    Shifted Warp Ikat Scarf Workshop
    Mid-Atlantic Fiber Association
    Millersville, Pennsylvania
  • January 5-February 23, 2024
    Mary Zicafoose Solo Exhibition Tapestries and Prints
    Lux Gallery, Lincoln, NE
    Opening reception, January 5, 5-8pm

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