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Sam Mateer RUA

Born in Belfast in 1951, Sam Mateer attended the Northern Ireland College of Art, York Street, Belfast graduating with a Diploma in Art and Design (Fine Art) in 1974 and with an Arty Teachers Diploma in 1975.


In 1988 he founded the Pastel Society of Ireland and has given many lectures and demonstrations throughout Ireland on Pastel Painting.  


Sam Mateer's paintings are found in the collections of Marks & Spencer PLC, Department of Finance & Personnel, Belfast City Council and many corporate and private collections throughout Ireland, Britain, USA, Canada and Australia.

cattle Grazing, Co. Donegal Doorway to the Bog Down in the Bog, Achill