WOOD & WEAVING: SANTA YNEZ VALLEY WOODWORKING GUILD AND MARY ZICAFOOSE TAPESTRIES
Bold, colorful woven wall hangings by Mary Zicafoose and extraordinary new wood creations by the Santa Ynez Valley Woodworking Guild will be on exhibit in the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art’s Gray Wing November 23 – December 30, 2012. Mary Zicafoose's tapestries and rugs span the globe from the corporate offices of Tenaska in Canada to United States Embassies on three continents. Her woven pieces blend cultural icons and symbols with a contemporary hand, creating powerful visual statements in fiber. The Santa Ynez Valley Woodworking Guild has gained a reputation for originality and excellence. Members have been featured in every national magazine devoted to wood artistry and have traveled the country giving workshops. The Gray Wing exhibition will feature their newest creations showcasing beautiful, rare and exotic woods.