About

BIO
Sam Mathers grew up in Raglan, New Zealand. He Has traveled and lived all over the world working as a full time artist.
Sam has been exhibiting work since 2004. While living in London Sam worked for Sotheby’s moving fine art. This job influenced Sam a great deal, as he was constantly handling works by the greatest Artists to ever live. After returning to New Zealand Sam held his first solo exhibition in Raglan. He went on to hold a second, solo exhibition at Mobile Art Gallery in Auckland. Then he was commissioned by Saatchi & Saatchi to paint a mural in their Parnell office’s. Sam then went on to paint a mural for The Media Design School in Auckland. This led to another commissioned mural in San Diego in 2012 for New School of Architecture and Design (NSAD). Since then Sam has exhibited in numerous group art shows throughout New Zealand. Sam’s Art is now sought after by serious Art collectors in New Zealand and international collectors.
Sam continues with his exhibitions in New Zealand and works on personal and commercial commissioned Art works in New Zealand and around the world.

Education

2005  BMA, Media Arts, Hamilton, NZ

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2015
That’s Gold, Soul Gallery, Hamilton NZ
2015
A Few Stray Bottle Caps, The Third Eye – Tuatara Temple Of Taste, Wellington NZ
2014
  All They Know How To Say Is Moooooo, Soul Gallery, Hamilton NZ
2014  Sam Mathers, David Lloyd Gallery, Hamilton NZ
2013  Rural & Sea Views, Soul Gallery, Hamilton NZ
2012  Been & Gone, Mobile Art Gallery, Auckland NZ
2011  Where Have You Been? Blacksand, Raglan NZ

Selected Group Exhibitions
2016
Colours Art Launch, Sapphire Room, Ponsonby, Auckland NZ
2016
Kings College, Auckland NZ
2016
VEFA, Vauxhall School, Auckland NZ
2015
MAC Creative Directions Art Fair, Mairangi Arts Centre, Auckland NZ
2015
ROPS Art Auction, Royal Oak, Auckland NZ
2015
Kohia Exhibition, Kohia Terrace School Exhibition, Auckland NZ
2014 Kohia Exhibition, Kohia Terrace School Exhibition, Auckland NZ
2014 Baradene Art Show, Baradene Auditorium, Auckland NZ
2014 ROPS Art Auction, Royal Oak, Auckland NZ
2014 VEFA, Vauxhall School, Auckland NZ
2013 Art Fusions, Carmel College, Auckland NZ
2013 ROPS Art Auction, Royal Oak, Auckland NZ
2013 NZ ART Show, ASB Bank Arena, Wellington NZ
2013 NZ ART Show Launch, Museum Art Hotel, Wellington NZ
2013  Baradene Art show, Baradene Auditorium, Auckland NZ
2012  200 x 200mm, Parnell Gallery, Auckland NZ
2012  Southwell Creative Ties, Southwell School, Hamilton NZ
2012 ROPS Art Auction, Royal Oak, Auckland NZ
2011 Chace Charity Art Auction, Mt Maunganui NZ
2011  Nautical, Draw Inc Gallery, Hamilton, NZ
2006  Southwell Invitational Exhibition, Hamilton, NZ
2005  Southwell Invitational Exhibition, Hamilton, NZ
2004  Southwell Invitational Exhibition, Hamilton, NZ

Selected Commissions
2016
MAGO MUNDI Benetton World Art, Kiwi Consciousness collection, Treviso, Italy
2012
Mural, New School of Architecture and Design (NSAD), San Diego CA
2011 Mural, Sattchi & Sattchi, Auckland NZ
2011 Mural, Media Design School, Auckland NZ

Awards

2002 Johnson Scholarship for Art, Hamilton, NZ