Mary Zicafoose Tapestries and Prints, Omaha, NE

New Studio on the Prairie

In the summer of 2021, Mary moved to her new studio designed to harmonize with the surroundings of the Nebraska Great Plains

latest news

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 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.

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 

  • May 10, 2023
    Rochester Weavers Guild Lecture
  • May 10-12, 2023
    Shifted Warp Ikat Scarf Workshop
    Rochester Weavers Guild
  • May 12-July 20, 2023
    American Tapestry Alliance Biennial XIV
    Appalachian Center for Craft
    Smithville, TN
  • May 15-17, 2023
    Shifted Warp Ikat Scarf Workshop
    Vermont Weavers Guild
  • June 17-19, 2023
    Shifted Warp Ikat Scarf Workshop
    Midwest Weavers Conference
    Des Moines, Iowa
  • June 22-25, 2023
    Shifted Warp Ikat Scarf Workshop
    Mid-Atlantic Fiber Association
    Millersville, Pennsylvania
  • September 2023
    Black Sheep Weaver's Guild Zoom Ikat Workshop
  • September 21-23, 2023
    Shifted Warp Ikat Scarf Workshop
    Las Aranas Weavers Guild, New Mexico
  • October 19-24, 2023
    Shifted Warp Ikat Scarf Workshop
    Sanborn Mills Farm, New Hampshire
  • November 11, 2023
    Philadelphia Weavers Guild Zoom lecture, 9-11 EST
  • January 13-15, 2023
    Shifted Warp Ikat Scarf Workshop
    Atlanta Weaver's Guild
  • April 25, 2023
    Seattle Weaver's Guild Lecture
  • April 26-28, 2023
    Shifted Warp Ikat Scarf Workshop
    Seattle Weaver's Guild
  • May 28-31, 2023
    Fiber in the Forest
    Eugene Textile Center
  • August 18-25, 2024
    Pilchuk School of Glass
    Artist in Residence


Home | About | Gallery | Workshops | Press | Contact

© Copyright 2023 Mary Zicafoose. All rights reserved.