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Clive Tucker Ceramics

Exhibitions & Publications
Public Art

Recycling Truck Panel. Called Compost Happens this wrap was created from an original painting by Clive. The painting was digitized and enlarged to 13 ft wide x 6.5 ft high to fit the truck. The project was commissioned by the City of Port Moody in 2011.

Shoreline Bridge Post Panels. Called Hidden Encounters these six panels (two each) depict an Osprey, a Chocolate Lily, and a Sitka Spruce tree. The panels are inset into the Shoreline Bridge posts along the Shoreline Trail in Rocky Point Park, Port Moody. The project was commissioned by the City of Port Moody in 2008.

Selected Shows

Celebrate Craft!

September through November 9, 2013. The show celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Craft Council of British Columbia by featuring work by 13 innovative BC artists. The ACT, Maple Ridge Art Centre & Theatre, BC.

Evocativa Curiosa

February 7 through March 5 2013. A show featuring six ceramic artists exploring the issues of erotica. BC Gallery of Ceramics, Granville Island, Vancouver, BC. Visit the BC Gallery of Ceramics for pictures of the work and the show’s opening.

FingerPlay, BC in a Box

March 2008 through March 2009. A travelling ceramics exhibit modelled after the Orton Cone Box show. The only criteria was that the work be representative of the artist's style and fit into a box no larger than 6 cubic inches. Tucker's piece was entitled Break Out of the Box. Put on by the Potters Guild of British Columbia.

Da Yu Xiao Hu 3: Third International Small Teapot Competition and Show

February to March 2008. Two teapots were featured: Tea for One, which garnered an honourable mention and was featured on the show's invitation. Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, California.

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

May 2006 through April 2007. As part of a group show about transportation Tucker exhibited four sculptural pieces: A Twist of the Knob, Beetlemania II, Lost Horizons and The Seventh Wave at the Anchorage Museum, Anchorage Alaska, USA.

A Sting in the Tail

September 2006. Solo installation of a selection of Tucker's ceramic bees. BC Gallery of Ceramics, Granville Island, Vancouver, BC.

Sipping Only What Is Sweet

June through September 2005. Solo installation of 34 ceramic bees each 20 inches long in the garden setting of the courtyard gallery at the Burlington Art Centre, Burlington, Ontario.

Genius Loci

June – Sept 2003. By invitation. 10th Anniversary. Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, ON.

Artropolis 2003

May 2003. Juried show. CBC Building, Vancouver, BC.

Arts 2002

July 2002. Juried show. Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC. (2nd place in 3D category for Great Summer Getaway)

Travels in colour

May 2002. First showing of ten original sculputres using minivans. Seymour Art Gallery, North Vancouver, BC.

Tea at my Table

June 2000. Solo show of sculptural teapots with bases and cups, BC Gallery of Ceramics, Vancouver, BC.

Selected Publications

500 Teapots vol. 2. Lark Books, publication August 2013.

500 Ceramic Sculptures. Lark Books, 2009.

500 Animals in Clay, Contemporary Expressions of the Animal Form. Lark Books, 2006.

Fusion Magazine: The Ontario Clay and Glass Association, "Sipping Only What is Sweet," by Jonathan Smith. Winter edition 2005, Vol. 29, No.1.

The Spectator, "A Show with a Sting in its Tail" by Regina Haggo, August 13, 2005.

Making Marks, by Robin Hopper. Full page photo of work Rainbow Cookie Jar, 2004.

Ceramics Monthly. “Dusting off the Mold,” Chris Conroy. November 2001.Up

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