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SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

2004 Thirteen Moons Gallery group exhibition with Jon Eric Riis and Michael Harrison. Exhibited metal wood combinations.

2003 Thirteen Moons Gallery, Santa Fe, N.M. August – Sept 28.


“Synergy” Collaborative Sculpture by Richard Mafong and Mike Harrison. Presidents gallery August, 25-Sept.28


2000 “The Midas Touch”a two man exhibit at the Atlanta International Museum
Art and Design.

Participated in Gala 2000 National Invitational Art Exhibition at Brenau University Gainesville, Georgia.

“The Fine Art of Metal” Invitational exhibit at Montgomery College- Rockville Art Gallery, Rockville, Maryland.

1999 National competitive exhibition / The work “Executive Woman’s Blouse” was chosen as one of thirty-five winners in this year’s Metalsmithing Magazine. The work earned a one page pictorial and description in Volume 19, Number 4, on page 40.

Exhibited work at the Inaugural Exhibition for Florida and the Southeast, Gulf Coast Museum of Art. The work “Shirt with Tie” is part of the permanent collection.

1998 “Dress Up” Artists Address Clothing and Self Adornment - Invitational at the Wustum Museum of Fine Arts in Racine, Wisconsin. May 31 - Aug. 30.

“The Art of Teaching” Regional Faculty Invitational Exhibition held at the Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Georgia. May 24 - Aug. 2.
The Work titled “PI” was acquired for the permanent collection of the Museum. From the 42 artists represented in this regional exhibit, only two works were purchased for the collection.

“Holloware Past and Present” National Invitational Exhibition held at the Seafirst Gallery in Seattle, Washington. This exhibition was held this past Summer during the annual National Conference of the Society of American Goldsmiths.

“Asian Roots, Western Soil” Visual Poetry in Metal. Slide presentation by Dawn E. Nakanishi. 6 of my works were represented in this slide presentation held during the annual National Conference of The Society of American Goldsmiths.



“Sofa - Chicago 1998" three works of mine were presented in this art exhibition by the Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. August 1998.

My works were selected to represent the United States in the Asia Pacific Arts Forum. In this first phase, my works are documented in the World Wide Web. In the second phase, an international committee will be selecting the works that will be representing the United States with the actual works.

Invited to exhibit 6 works at the re-opening of Spirit Square,
Charlotte, North Carolina. January, 1998.

“Faculty Exhibition” Georgia State University, School of Art and Design Galleries. January.

1997 “Metals Invitational Exhibition” East Tennessee State University
Carroll Reece Museum , Johnson City, Tn.
Sept. 4 - Oct. 12 (exhibited 2 pieces)

“Food, Glorious Food” Artists and Eating - Invitational Exhibition

1997 Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts - Racine, Wisconsin
June 1 - August 31 (Exhibited 2 pieces)

Spotlight ‘97 American Craft Council/Southeast Juried Exhibition
The Hickory Museum of Art, Hickory, N.C.
June 21 - August 3 (3 pieces accepted)

1996 “Heritage and Diversity” North American Metals Arts Exhibitions Montgomery College Art Gallery, Rockville, Maryland.
May 28-July 31

"Metal and Stone" Sculptures by John D. Kehoe and Richard Mafong
Brenau University Galleries, Gainesville, Georgia.
December 5 - January 21, 1996 (exhibited 20 works)

1995 "Southeastern Fine Crafts Biennial Invitational"
Florida Gulf Coast Art Center, Belleair, Fla.
Sept. 15 - Nov. 19 (Purchase Award)

Deland Museum of Art, Fla. Dec. 1 - Jan. 28, 1996
"50th Anniversary: Faculty Invitational”
Arrowmont School of Crafts July 24 - October 27

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS CONT:

"Ancestors"
Asian American Arts Centre & Kenkeleba House N.Y.
March 16 - May 6

1994 "Contemporary Metalsmithing" American Masters
Donald Brecker Gallery, Miami Beach, Fla. Nov. 12-Jan. 2

"The Silk Road: Arts and cultures of Ancient Trade
Routes - Fernbank Museum of Natural History. June
17 - Aug. 14

"Artisans in Silver" Traveling Exhibition of the
Society of American Silversmiths June 5 - August 7,
National Ornamental Metal Museum - Memphis, Tn.
Sept. 9 - Oct. 30 - Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, Ma.

1994 Nov. 19 - Jan 8, 1995 - Muscarelle Museum of Art
College of William & Mary - Williamsburg, Va.

"East Meets South" - Invitational -Georgia's Asian Artists
Kiang Gallery, Atlanta.
March 18 -April 30

1993 "Non - Functional Crafts" - Curated by Marianne Weinberg - Benson
The City Gallery At Chastain
Nov.19 - Jan.8

"Richard Mafong" recent works - The McIntosh Gallery
Nov. 4 - Dec. 31.
Wichita National Juried Exhibition by (Paul Soldner) - The Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita Kansas. August 7 - Sept. 19.

"The Tea Party" Invitational April 26. May 2.
American Craft Museum - New York, N.Y.

1992 "Third Biennial Exhibition on Contemporary Southern Art".
Aug. 30 - Nov. 1 Seventy-nine artists accepted out of a total of 550 entries. Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, Al. Aug. 30 - Nov. 1, 1992

"Contentious and Precious" Nexus Contemporary Art Center
National Invitational with 18 artists participating.

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1991 "Silver New Forms and Expressions II" exhibited in the following places:
Invitational.

Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, Ind.
May 21 - June 30

Atlanta International Museum of Art & Design - Atlanta
March 13 - May 1

National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, Tn.
Jan 13 - Feb. 26

Fortunoff - New York, N.Y.
Oct 1 - 21 - 1990

1991 Schick Art Gallery, Skidmore College. Saratoga Springs
N.Y. Nov. 15 - Dec. 22 - 1990

"Form,Fantasy & Function III" Nov.-Dec.
Bingham Kurts Gallery - Memphis, Tenn.

1990 “Art that Works" The Decorative Arts of the Eighties, Crafted in America.
This exhibit traveled to 14 museums throughout the U.S. - Invitational.

1988 "Extraordinarily Fashionable” Nov. 6, 1988 - Jan 8. 1989.
Columbia Museum of Art. Columbia, S.C. Invitational.

"Silver in Service" The American Craftsman Series.
Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle
Nov. 15, 1987 - Jan 10, 1988 Invitational.

"Silver: Antique and Contemporary" Montgomery, College
Rockville, Md. Oct. - Nov. Invitational

1986 "Southeastern Crafts" Juried Regional Exhibition.
Florida State University Art Museum, Gainesville, Fla.

1985 "Alma Eikerman Retrospective" Invitational
Indiana Univ. Art Museum.

"Atlanta Arts Festival" Regional Invitational Exhibition.
Bathhouse, Piedmont Park, Atlanta, Ga.
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS CONT:

1984 "Southeastern Metals Invitational" Chelsea Gallery A.K. Hinds University Center, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina.

1981 Regional Exhibition of Contemporary Crafts, Arts Festival of Atlanta,
Invitational.

"Art for the Tabletop" - Carol Hooberman Gallery
Birmingham, Michigan. Group invitational exhibit.

“Two Decades of Metal" Invitational
San Diego State Univ. Gallery. San Diego, Calif.

1981 "Good As Gold" Invitational
Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington

South American Tour Itinerary for “Good As Gold"
1984 - Sept. 14 - Oct. 30 Museo Tertulia de Cali
Cali, Colombia.

Nov. 30 - Jan. 15 Binational Center
La Paz, Bolivia.

1985 - Feb. 15 - March 30 Binational Center
Asunsion, Paraguay.

April 30 - June 15 Brazil.

July 15 - Aug. 30 Binational Center
Lima, Peru.

Sept. 20 - Oct. 30 Binational Center
Quito, Ecuador.

1980 "Southeastern Craft Exhibition" - Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia,
South Carolina. Invitational.

“Southeastern Contemporary Metalsmiths" Organized by
the Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS CONT:

Itinerary tour for above exhibition

Appalachia Center for the Crafts, Cookeville, Tenn.
North Carolina A & T University, Greensboro, N.C.
Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Alabama.
Le Moyne Arts Foundation, Tallahassee, Florida.
Pensacola Museum of Art, Pensacola, Florida.
East Carolina Univ. Grey Gallery, Greenville, N.C.

"Metal Design Invitational" Greenville County Museumof Art
Greenville, South Carolina.

"3 Artists Invitational" - Artistic Sass Gallery, Hilton Head, South Carolina.
1980 "S.E.C.A Christmas Invitational Exhibition"
Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Juried Exhibition.

"Artist in Georgia" The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia.
Juried Exhibition.

"11 + 1" Invitational Exhibition, Colony Square,
The Atlanta School of Art Gallery, Atlanta, Ga.

"Art For The Tabletop" Invitational 2000 years of art for the Table.
American Craft Museum, New York. N.Y.

1979 "Metalwork Invitational '79 "
Art Gallery, Ball State University, Muncie, Ind.

1978 "Goldsmith/78" Invitational
Organized by the Minnesota Museum of Art in conduction with the Society of North American Goldsmiths.

Itinerary Tour "Goldsmith/78"

1. Smuckmuseum - Phorzheim, Germany.
2. Deutsches Goldschmiedehaus - Hanau, Germany.
3. City Museum - Schwabisch Gmund, Germany.
4. Provincial Diamond Museum - Antwerp, Belgium.
5. Zonnehof - Amrsfoort, Holland.
6. Art Museum - Oslo, Norway.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS CONT:

1977 "Invitational International Jewelry Exhibition" Manila, Philippines.

1976 "American Metalwork" Invitational Sheldon memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska.

"National Jewelry Exhibition" Invitational
Montana State Univ. Bozeman, Montana

"3rd National Invitational Jewelry Exhibition"
Ga. State Univ. Art Gallery - Atlanta, Ga.

"Biennial Exhibition of Piedmont Crafts"
Mint Museum of Art - Charlotte, N.C. Juried.

1975 "National Metal Invitational Exhibition"
Arkansas State Univ. Arkansas.

"National Invitational Metals Exhibit"
Humboldt State Univ. - Arcata, Calif.

"Forms In Metal" (275 years of American Silversmithing)
Museum of Contemporary Crafts - New York, N.Y.
Invitational.

Travel Itinerary for "Forms in Metal”:

1. League of New Hampshire Craftsmen,
Concord, New Hampshire
2. Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts,
Montgomery, Alabama
3. Fine Arts Museum, Mobile, Alabama
4. Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma
5. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia

"2nd National Jewelry Exhibition"- Invitational
Ga. State Univ. Art Gallery - Atlanta, Ga.

"Fourth Invitational Contemporary Crafts Exhibition"
Skidmore College, Art Dept. Gallery - Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

1974 "Baroque '74"- Invitational
Museum of Contemporary Crafts - New York, N.Y.
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS CONT:

"American Silversmiths"- Invitational
De Cordova Museum - Lincoln, Massachusetts

"Goldsmith '74"- Invitational
Minneapolis Museum of Art - St. Paul, Minnesota

"The Goldsmith"
Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institute, Washington

"The Uncommon Smith"- Invitational
John Michael Kohler Arts Center - Sheboygan, Wisconsin

1973 "Evening Wear Furs and Body Jewelry"- Invitational
Lock Haven Art Center - Orlando, Florida

"Objects Made in The U.S.A."- Invitational
Kent State Univ. Galleries - Ohio

"Made with Metal"- Invitational
Eastern Washington State College - Cheney, Washington

"The Artist and Technology"- Juried Exhibition
Octagon, Symposium. Ames, Iowa. Award

"National Invitational Crafts Exhibition
Univ of New Mexico - Albuquerque, New Mexico

"Arts of Contemporary Crafts" - Invitational
School of Fine Arts Galleries - Univ. of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wis.

"Invitational Jewelry and Metal Exhibition"
Anderson Gallery - Virginia Commonwealth Univ.
Richmond, VA.

"Fun and Fantasy" - Invitational
Sponsored by Xerox Corp.
Fairtree Gallery, New York, N.Y.

1972 "Smithsonian Arts and Crafts from the State of Georgia”
Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS CONT:

"22nd National Decorative Arts and Ceramics Exhibition"
Wichita, Kansas
Juried Exhibition - First Prize and Honorable Mention

"2nd. Biennial Lake Superior National Craft Exhibition"
Univ. of Wisconsin - Lake Superior, Wisconsin

"Jewelry and Holloware Invitational"
Iowa State Univ. Design Center. Feb.

1972 "Piedmont Arts Festival" -Juried Exhibition
Atlanta, Ga. Award (First Prize)

"Birmingham Arts Festival" Juried Exhibition
Birmingham, Alabama

"Newnan Arts Festival"- Juried Exhibition
Newnan, Georgia

"Gum Tree Arts Festival" Juried Exhibition
Tupelo, Mississippi. Best in Show

"Southern Craftsmen Invitational"
White Museum - San Antonio, Texas

Ga. State Univ. Art Faculty Exhibition
Univ. of Ga. Art Dept. Galleries
Athens, Ga.

"Southern Craftsmen Invitational"
Greenville Art Museum - Greenville, S.C.

1971 "Piedmont Craft Exhibition" Juried Exhibition
Mint Museum - Charlotte, N.C.

"Columbus Craft Show" Juried Exhibition
Columbus, Ga. (Purchase Award)

1971 "Outstanding Craftsmen of Eastern Seaboard States"
Jacksonville Art Museum - Jacksonville, Fla. Invitational

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS CONT:

"Georgia Artists"- Invitational
The High Museum of Art - Atlanta, Ga.

1970 "National Jewelry Exhibition" Juried Exhibition
Texas Technological College, Lubbock, Texas
Honorable Mention

"Goldsmith "70" Juried Exhibition
Museum Contemporary Crafts, N.Y.

1969 “The Art of the Jeweler" - Invitational
Worcester Art Center - Lawrence Univ.
Worcester, Mass.

1968 "Piedmont Crafts Exhibition"
Mint Museum of Art - Charlotte, N.C. (Purchase Award)
"Mid South Crafts Exhibition"

1967 Ypsilanti Invitational Show and Conference
Eastern Michigan Univ. - Ypsilanti, Michigan

"Art Center Annual"
J.B. Speed Art Museum - Louisville, Ky.

"Tri-State Crafts Exhibition" Invitational
Univ. of Cincinnati Union Bldg.

"Indiana Crafts “67" - Juried Exhibition
Herron Museum of Art - Indianapolis, Ind.
2 awards - Handcraft House Prize and the Sarah Ann Battersby Prize.

"American Jewelry Today” - Juried Exhibition
Everhart Museum - Scranton, Pennsylvania
Honorable Mention

1966 "Mid-States Craft Exibition” - Juried Competition
Evansville Museum of Art - Evansville, Ind.
Honorable Mention