January 15, 2013
Mary Zicafoose Exhibition Press Release

Grand Opening Exhibition at Gallery 72

Event Date: Friday, February 1, 2013
Event Time: 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Location: 1806 Vinton Street, Omaha, NE
Exhibition Date: February 1 – March 9, 2013

Omaha, NE- Gallery 72 is proud to present its Grand Opening exhibition by nationally recognize textile artist Mary Zicafoose. An opening reception for the artist will be held on Friday, February 1st from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.

For the past 22 years, Mary Zicafoose has worked, traveled and taught through out the Americas. A largely self-taught weaver, Zicafoose received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana. Her graduate studies include the Art Institute of Chicago and the University of Nebraska. She currently maintains her one-woman fiber studio in Omaha.

According to Zicafoose, “I create contemporary tapestry, pushing the boundary of this ancient art form, to investigate the intricacies of how we, as individuals, are tied to one another. The complexity and uncharted potential of warp and weft - combined with the alchemy of color compositions and archetypal symbols - reference the elaborate and intricate patterns of our lives and my work.

About Gallery 72:
Gallery 72 is a full service fine art gallery focused on contemporary art and prints by established and emerging artists from across the country. Founded in 1972 by Roberta and Robert Rogers as Omaha’s first fine arts gallery, the gallery has become a cultural hub for collectors and the community. In 2013, Gallery 72 relocated to its current Vinton St. location under the ownership and management of John Rogers and reestablished Gallery 72 as one of Omaha’s premier art galleries.

John Rogers
(402) 496-4797

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