Mary Zicafoose Tapestries and Prints, Omaha, NE

Textiles make a museum

History, 2015. Installed at Art Seen exhibition, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska. Weft faced ikat tapestry, diptych, 59" W x 156" L, wrapped, dyed & woven wool and silk/bamboo on linen warp, 2015

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Penland Students Study With Mary

The spring textile intensive, Artist and Weaver has come to a successful conclusion. Over a period of eight weeks, twelve outstandingly talented students worked closely with Mary to develop their studio practice.

Mary Thrilled to Receive Accolade in the Arts

On January 17, 2016 Mary was honored to be named the 2016 Best Visual Artist by the Omaha Arts and Entertainment Awards.

Visit the OEA website.

Holland Performing Arts Center Acquires Mary Zicafoose's Tapestries for Zinc Cafè

The new cafè at the Holland Performing Arts Center in Omaha was dedicated in May. Omaha Performing Arts selected four tapestries from the Mountain for the Buddha Series.

Mary receives the WCA Tribute to Women Award

The WCA's signature event, Tribute to Women celebrates extraordinary women in our community, recognizing their service and dedication to making Omaha a better place for all those that live here. Mary was honored to be a 2015 recipient of this award from the WCA.

Nebraska Cultural Endowment Blog Features Mary's Perspective on Her Career

In June, the blog of the Nebraska Cultural Endowment featured an article about Mary's introduction to textiles. Read her narrative on the What's Your Livelihood blog.

Mary's Mountains & Ghosts Show Reviewed in Surface Design Journal

Read the review by Suzanne Smith Arney.

Article is provided courtesy of Surface Design Journal.

Mary Zicafoose Studio Welcomes the Return of Anna Dewy Greer

Previously, Anna worked with Mary as a studio assistant from 2009 until 2011. Anna has returned from Los Angeles and will again be assisting Mary in her studio.


An Interview With Mary Zicafoose

mary continues to serve as chairwoman for the UNION for contemporary art board

Mary volunteers her experience for the board of directors for the UNION for Contemporary Art in Omaha, Nebraska. The Union's mission is to strengthen the creative culture of Greater Omaha. In addition to serving local non-profits, Mary also serves nationally and internationally as the co-director of the American Tapestry Alliance, and is an immediate past board member of GoodWeave USA.

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1806 Vinton Street
Omaha, NE 68108

Penland Gallery
Penland School of Crafts
P.O. Box 37
Penland, NC 28765

Michigan Artists Gallery
309 N. St. Joseph
PO Box 272
Suttons Bay, MI 49682

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