- Sculpture displayed at The James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art in St. Petersburg, Florida.
- Sculpture “Peregrine Falcon Emerges from the Void” accepted for the Artists for Conservation International Wildlife Exhibition and Sale. Displayed at the VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre, Vancouver, BC. Photographs of the sculpture were also included in the accompanying high-quality glossy coffee table book sold worldwide.
- Invited to participate in The West Fine Art Show & Sale displayed at the Beautiful Glass House Estate Winery in Langley, BC. Quote from the West Fine Art website, “The West Fine Art Show features some of the finest artists in Western Canada.”
- Lanwan Eco-Art Museum in Qingdao, China (Four paintings of endangered bird species included in the “Silent Skies Mural”
- Sculpture accepted for display at the Arizona Desert Museum; Senora, Arizona.
- Sculpture and Paintings displayed at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
- Sculpture “Battle of the Orca and Thunderbird” accepted for the Artists for Conservation International Wildlife Exhibition and Sale. Displayed at the VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre, Vancouver, BC. Chosen as Best of Show, Sculpture. Photographs of the sculpture were also included in the accompanying high-quality glossy coffee table book sold worldwide.
- Four paintings of endangered bird species accepted as part of the “Silent Skies Mega Mural” unveiled at the 27th International Ornithological Congress before continuing on a four-year international tour. The “Silent Skies” Mural includes original paintings of all the world’s 678 endangered bird species.
- Exhibit and Artist Talk at Panorama Ridge Estates, Abbotsford BC Canada.
- Sculpture accepted for display at the Lanwan Art Museum, Qingdao, China.
- Featured in The Explorers Club Canadian Chapter Electronic Newsletter.
- Sculpture displayed at the VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre, Vancouver BC.
- November, 2017, recipient of the AFC Monthly Conservation Artist Award. Awarded to a member of Artists for Conservation who “…has demonstrated a combination of artistic excellence and an outstanding contribution to the conservation cause.”
- Sculptures Displayed in the Centre for the Performing Arts at Capilano University, Vancouver, BC.
- Tony Mayo and painting, “Banded Ground Cuckoo” featured in The Explorers Club Canadian Chapter September 2017 Monthly Newsletter.
- Artists for Conservation 2017 International Exhibition of Nature in Art: “Ball Python Twins” sculpture accepted to travel for two years with this prestigious exhibition. Photographs of the sculpture were also included in the accompanying high-quality glossy coffee table book sold worldwide.
- Artist of the Day: Featured on Artists for Conservation’s website. Approximately 15,000 people viewed my art on that day.
- Jury accepted as a Signature Member of Artists for Conservation. Quote from their website: “AFC’s membership spans five continents and nearly 30 countries, and comprises 500 of the world’s most gifted nature artists and dedicated conservationists.”
- Artwork accepted and installed in the prestigious Fathom Stone Art Gallery & Studio located in the Westin Resort & Spa Hotel, Whistler B.C. Select sculptures displayed in The Four Seasons Whistler Hotel lobby.
- The Summer Issue of Far Afield, (Magazine for the Canadian Chapter of The Explorers Club), ran a Special issue: Art and Exploration. I was featured in a three-page spread as part of that special issue.
- ArtParkS International; accepted as a member by the selection committee. ArtParkS is the largest sculpture sales website in the world with 30,000 hits a day.
- “Meticulous Pilgrim: The Craftsmanship of Tony Mayo” A Solo Exhibition at The Reach Gallery Museum, Abbotsford BC.
- The Explorers Club Canadian Chapter Monthly Newsletter featured my art.
- Featured as “Special Guest Artist” on ATHEZOC0 (At The Zenith of Communication) South Bend, Indiana.
- Invited to join Globalization ICAS (International Contemporary Art & Sculpture).
- Regis Center for Art, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Piece accepted and displayed in the “Mail Art Exhibition”
- Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Regis Center for Art, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Five photographs accepted for juried art show, “Allen Downs: Life and Work”
- The Reach Gallery Museum, Abbotsford, BC. Sculpture “Jonah and the Great Whale” accepted for Juried Grand Opening Exhibition. Voted “People’s Choice”