Mary Zicafoose Tapestries and Prints, Omaha, NE

Sandhill Cranes

Mary standing with one her recent ikats, Crane Count Week No. 7. This is the first of a series of Great Plains pictorial landscapes Mary is rendering in weft ikat.

latest news

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!


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 

  • September 10, 2020
    Ikat: The Essential Handbook to Weaving Resist-Dyed Cloth
    Book Release
    Order your copy today!
  • July 31-September 12, 2021
    Fiber Arts X, International Contemporary Textile Exhibition
    Sebastopol Center for the Arts
    Sebastopol, CA
    Opening Reception: July 31, 1-3 pm
  • November 18, 2021
    Contemporary Handweavers of Houston
    Keynote Lecture
  • March 21, 2022
    Rocky Mountain Weavers Guild program
    Ikat: A Global Story of Exotic Cloth
  • March 19, 20 and 22, 2022
    Rocky Mountain Weavers Guild workshop
    The Shifted Warp Ikat Scarf
    Denver contact: Nicki Scheurwater, nscheurwater@msn.com
  • April 12, 2022
    Illinois Prairie Weaver's Guild
    The Shifted Warp Ikat Scarf Workshop

  • April, 2022
    Jane Carney + Mary Zicafoose: Double Vision
    Hammes Gallery
    St. Marys College
    Notre Dame, IN

  • May 7, 2022
    Colorado Weaver's Day Lecture
    Zoom Teleconference
  • May 20-22, 2022
    Conference of Northern California Handweavers
    San Mateo Marriott, San Mateo, California
    The Shifted Warp Ikat Scarf Workshop
    contact: cnchprogramchair2022@gmail.com
  • June 3-5, 2022
    Shifted Warp Ikat Scarf
    Weaving Indiana
  • June 17-19, 2022
    Color Workshop
    Sanborn Mills Farm, NH
  • July 15-21, 2022
    Convergence International Weaver's Conference
    The Shifted Warp Ikat Scarf Three Day Workshop
    Knoxville, TN
  • September 14, 2022
    Ikat: Notes from the Field, lecture-in person
    Handweavers of Buck County, PA

  • September 14-16, 2022
    Ikat Workshop - in person
    Handweavers of Buck County, PA

  • October, 2022
    Contemporary Handweavers of Houston
    The Shifted Warp Ikat Scarf Workshop


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