Richard Mafong is active/lives in Georgia / Mexico. Richard Mafong is known for abstract designs, fine metals, sculptures.
Biography Richard Mafong
Richard Mafong grew up in Mexico, Asia and the United States. As a young child he became interested in building things and working with his hands, which foreshadowed his love for craft making. His first official art instruction occurred in high school and from there he pursued the arts at San Diego State College majoring in painting and drawing. As an undergraduate student he took several courses in jewelry, and an instructor, Arlene Fisch, acquainted him with metal as a viable medium. With that introduction he entered graduate study at Indiana University, with a concentration in metals under Alma Eikerman.
Upon graduation, Georgia State University employed Mafong to establish a metals program and he bec
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