BIOGRAPHY

Sam Mathers grew up in Raglan, New Zealand. He Has traveled and lived all over the world working as a full time artist.
Sam held his first solo exhibition in Raglan in 2011 where he was spotted by Antonio Navas, Saatchi & Saatchi’s Art Director who commissioned him to paint a mural for the ad agency’s foyer, which was completed in 2011. His career as a full time artist had begun. Since then Sam has exhibited in numerous group art shows worldwide. 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

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 Duncan & Ebbett Volvo showroom, Hamilton, NZ
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

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 The Other Art Fair, Sydney, Australia
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

ACHIEVEMENTS

2019 Molly Morpeth Canaday Award Finalist
2002 Johnson Scholarship for Art, Hamilton, NZ

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