Mary Zicafoose Tapestries and Prints, Omaha, NE

Wall of Color

Inside Mary's 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.

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 

  • September 10, 2020
    Ikat: The Essential Handbook to Weaving Resist-Dyed Cloth
    Book Release
    Order your copy today!
  • December 3 2021 - January 29, 2022
    CraftForms 2021
    Wayne Art Center
    Wayne, PA
    Preview Party: Friday December 3, 6-10 pm
    Juror’s lecture & Meet the Artists: December 4, 1-3 pm
  • January 17, 2022
    American Tapestry Alliance Media Tour
    Virtual Tour of Mary's Studio via Instagram Live
    @americantapestryalliance on Instagram
  • February 19, 2022 - Rescheduled TBA 
    Southern California Handweaver's Guild
    Ikat Lecture, 11:00 am
    Sherman Oaks, CA
  • February 19-21, 2022
    The Shifted Warp Ikat Scard 3-day Workshop
    Southern California Handweaver's Guild
    For details, contact: Virginia Postrel,
    Sherman Oaks, CA
  • March 21, 2022 - Rescheduled to Zoom 
    Rocky Mountain Weavers Guild program
    Ikat: A Global Story of Exotic Cloth
  • March 19, 20 and 22, 2022 - Rescheduled to Zoom 
    Rocky Mountain Weavers Guild workshop
    The Shifted Warp Ikat Scarf
    Denver contact: Nicki Scheurwater,
  • April 2, 2022
    MONA Spirit Auction
    Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, NE
  • April 12, 2022 - Rescheduled to Zoom 
    Illinois Prairie Weaver's Guild
    The Shifted Warp Ikat Scarf Workshop

  • April 21, 2022 - June 3, 2022
    Jane Carney + Mary Zicafoose: Double Vision
    The Hammes Gallery
    St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN
    Public lecture: Thursday April 21, 3:30-4:30
    Opening Reception: Thursday April 21, 4:30-6:30
    Closing lecture & Reception: Friday, June 3, 4:30-6:30

  • 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
    May 21: Ikat: Notes from the Field, Conference Keynote
  • 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
  • August 16 - 20, 2022
    Indianapolis Art Center & Weaving Indiana
    Shifted Warp ikat Workshop, 3 days
    The Spirit of Art: Color Workshop, 2 days

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

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