Timeline

1935
Born in Cairo, Egypt (to English parents)
1937
Family returns to England
1955–1958
Studies at Oxford University, England
1959–1960
Studies at Central School of Art and Design and at St. Martin's School of Art, London
1962–1966
Teaches at Goldsmith's College, London
1968–1970
Receives Gregory Fellowship in Sculpture, Leeds University
1963–1974
Teaches at St. Martin's School of Art, London
1976
Teaches at University of West Ontario, Canada
1977
Teaches at Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, Canada
1978
Teaches at New York Studio School of Painting and Sculpture, New York
1980–1981
Receives Guggenheim Fellowship
1978–1982
Teaches at Columbia University, New York
1986
Becomes American citizen
1986
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship
1991
Receives Sculpture Center Award for Distinction in Sculpture
1993
Appointed Co-Chairman of the Art Department of Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
1995
Receives Rodin-Moore Memorial Prize, Second Fujisankei Biennale, Hakone Open-Air Museum, Japan
1996
Receives commission for large-scale sculpture for Bilbao, Spain
1999
Receives award from New York Studio School, New York
Currently lives and works in Massachusetts

Exhibitions

2012
Monotypes and Sculpture, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2009
William Tucker, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2007
British Visions: Modern and Contemporary Sculpture and Words on Paper, William H. Van Evey Gallery and Edward M. Smith Gallery, Davidson, North Carolina
2007
Small Bodies, McKee Gallery, New York
2006
"Six Bronzes”, Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River, NY (installation)
2006
William Tucker: Drawings and Projects, Marist College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY
2006
Against the Grain: Contemporary Art from the Edward R. Broida Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
2006
William Tucker: Drawings and Projects, Marist College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY (solo)
2006
William Tucker: Horses, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA
2005
William Tucker: Recent Sculpture, McKee Gallery, New York
2005
William Tucker: Maia, Studies for the Sculpture in Bilbao, MacClaren Art Center, Barrie, Ontario, Canada
2004
The 179th Annual: An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, National Academy Museum, New York
2004
Around the World in Forty Years, ART in Embassies Program, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C.
2004
William Tucker: Recent Sculpture, McKee Gallery, New York (solo)
2004
William Tucker: Maia, Studies for the Sculpture in Bilbao, MacClaren Art Center, Barrie, Ontario, Canada (solo)
2004
William Tucker: Sculpture & Drawings, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco
2003
Drawings by William Tucker, Arts on the Point, Healey Library Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Boston
2002
Sculpture, Robert Steele Gallery, New York, NY
2002
Tra-la-la: British Sculpture in the Sixties, Duveen Galleries, Tate Britain, London
2002
William Tucker: New Sculpture, McKee Gallery, New York (solo)
2002
William Tucker on State Street, Santa Barbara's State of the Art Gallery
2002
Installation, State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
2002
William Tucker: New Sculpture, McKee Gallery, New York
2002
William Tucker: Drawings, New York Studio School, New York
2001
The Sleep of Reason, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2001
William Tucker, Tate Gallery, Liverpool
2001
William Tucker, Bothy Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, UK (catalogue)
2000
The Sleep of Reason, Bethel College, St.Paul, MN
2000
The Sleep of Reason, The Olson Gallery, Bethal College, St. Paul, MN
1999
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco
1999
McKee Gallery, New York
1999
William Tucker: Drawings and Sculpture, Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina
1997
Retrospective, Yorkshire Sculpture Park England
1996
McKee Gallery, New York (solo)
1996
American Academy Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, American Academy of Painting and Sculpture NYC
1995
"Critical Mass", Yale University School of Art; The MAC New Haven, CT; Dallas, TX
1995
"Body as Metaphor", Proctor Art Center, Bard College Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
1995
"Six Sculptures", Organized by South Bank Centre Traveling exhibition
1995
McKee Gallery NYC
1995
"Sculpture Space: Celebrating 20 Years", Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute Utica, NY
1994
American Academy Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, American Academy of Arts and Letters NYC
1994
"Art Partners", Gallery at Park West Kingston, NY
1994
"The Essential Gesture", Newport Harbor Art Museum Newport Beach, CA
1994
McKee Gallery NYC
1993
"Artist in Residence", Amherst College Amherst, MA
1993
"The Philosophers, Sculpture and Drawings 1989-1992", Maak Gallery London, England
1993
Adelphi University Center Gallery Garden City, Long Island, NY
1993
"Hyper Cathexis: Layers of Experience", Stux Gallery; Robert Morrison Gallery NYC
1992–1993
"28th Annual Exhibition of Art on Paper", Weatherspoon Art Gallery University of North Carolina at Greensboro
1992
"Ancient Sources: Contemporary Forms", Abington Art Center Jenkintown, PA
1992
Williams Center for the Arts Lafayette College Art Gallery, Easton, PA
1992
McKee Gallery NYC
1991
David McKee Gallery NYC
1989
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco (solo)
1989
McKee Gallery, New York (solo)
1989
William Tucker, The Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami, FL
1988
William Tucker: The American Decade 1978-1988, Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, NY
1987
Gods: Five Recent Sculptures, Tate Gallery, London
1987
Pamela Auchincloss Gallery (solo)
1987
Annely Juda Gallery, London (solo)
1987
McKee Gallery, New York (solo)
1985
McKee Gallery, New York (solo)
1985
Neuberger Museum, SUNY, Purchase, NY
1985
Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, Santa Barbara (solo)
1984
David McKee Gallery, New York (solo)
1984
L'Isola Gallery (solo)
1982
Robert Elkon Gallery (solo)
1982
Bernard Jacobson Gallery, Los Angeles (solo)
1981
L'Isola Gallery, Rome, Italy (solo)
1980
David Reids Gallery, Sydney, Australia (solo)
1980
Robert Elkon Gallery (solo)
1980
Powell Street Gallery, Melbourne, Australia (solo)
1979
Robert Elkon Gallery (solo)
1977
Robert Elkon Gallery (solo)
1976
Galerie Wintersberger, Cologne, West Germany (solo)
1974
Hester Van Royen Gallery, London (solo)
1973
Waddington Galleries, London (solo)
1973
Hamburg Kunstverein, Museum Bochum, West Germany
1973
Arts Council, Serpentine Gallery, London
1972
XXXVI Venice Biennale, Italy
1970
Kasmin Gallery (solo)
1969
Kasmin Gallery (solo)
1969
Leeds City Art Gallery (Gregory Fellow Exhibition)
1968
Robert Elkon Gallery, New York (solo)
1966
Kasmin Gallery, London (solo)
1965
Richard Feigen Gallery, New York (solo)
1965
Rowan Gallery, London (solo)
1963
Rowan Gallery, London (solo)
1962
Grabowski Gallery, London (solo)

Public Collections

Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, NY
Peter Stuyvesant Foundation, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England
Tate Gallery, London
University of California at Los Angeles
University of North Carolina , Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Hakone Open-Air Museum, Japan
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
Leicester Education Authority, England
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
Martin Z. Margulies Sculpture Park, Florida International University, Miami, FL
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
Rijksmuseum Kroller-Muller, Otterlo, Holland
Aberdeen Art Gallery, Scotland
Arkansas Art Center, AK
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Arts Council of Great Britain, London
British Council, London
British Museum, London
City of Bilbao, Spain
Contemporary Art Society, London
Florida International University, Miami, FL
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York