(late 20th century)
James Mateer was active/lived in Ohio. James Mateer is known for focused nature, landscape, portrait.
Biography James Mateer
James Mateer earned an art degree in art illustration from the Cleveland Institute of Art and a BA and MA in art education from Case Western Reserve University. Mateer worked as a high school art teacher and an adjunct professor of art at Baldwin-Wallace College near Cleveland, Ohio.
After a career of working with a variety of art media Mateer found colored pencils to perfectly suit his way of working. Mateer creates highly detailed focused studies of natural patterns such as bees in a honeycomb or an ear of corn on a stalk. Mateer also draws portraits and landscapes.
James Mateer is a signature member of the Colored Pencil Society of America.
Source: Art in America, December 2002