Primarily a representational artist, Mr. Tucker works in watercolor, oil, acrylic, and pen & ink. Drawn to both the city and the country, Mr. Tucker seeks to interpret his visual and emotional response to the Tennessee River Valley as well as to the people and places he finds during his rambles about Chattanooga and during his travels.
Mr. Tucker studied art at the University of Georgia with Lamar Dodd, David Paul, and Mike Torlen. He did further study at the Atlanta College of Art and at the Callanwolde Art Center with Karen Stinnett. Upon graduation from the University of Georgia, he worked as a freelance commercial artist. Much of his later career was spent with the Atlanta Journal and Constitution. His work has been represented by galleries in Atlanta, GA, Greenville, SC, and Helen, GA. He currently exhibits with In-Town Gallery in Chattanooga, TN ;and with Locals In Sewanee, TN.
2014 “Figuratively Speaking…” a joint show with the sculptor, Maria Willison, at the Northshore Gallery of Contemporary Art, Chattanooga, TN.
2016 “River and Shore” a joint show with abstract painter, Renel Plouffe at Reflections Gallery, Chattanooga, TN.
2017 “Scenes of the City” a solo show at In-Town Gallery, Chattanooga, TN
Mr. Tucker moved to the Cumberland Plateau near Sewanee in 2000 where he currently resides with his wife, Deborah, and is ably assisted by two dogs and a cat.
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