Tucker Contemporary Art

As an art advisory Tucker Contemporary Art works with collectors and institutions interested in acquiring, exhibiting and promoting the work of emerging contemporary artists. This eclectic mix of artists challenge class, culture, gender and racial boundaries that define the global contemporary art world today. Leveraging extensive experience in fine art, marketing and education, TCA advances the careers of African American and other underrepresented artists. These artists are academically trained or outside the mainstream.

Artwork shown above: Dominant Dansby, Interlude of Constructed Ideals or Mannerisms, 2015, Pastel, Color Pencil, Graphite, Paper, Wood, 38.25 x 18 x 8.75 inches
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EXHIBITION A Retrospective Art Exhibition of Works by Donald Hilliard Jr., D.Min.
From the Pulpit to the Palette. Bishop Donald Hilliard, Jr.'s revealing retrospective exhibition presents collectors and enthusiasts with his journey into his connection between faith and wellness. This comprehensive exhibition spans nearly 20 years of art created by the renowned pastor, author and community leader. From rich monochromatic paintings to deeply layered mixed media assemblages, this exhibit promises a varied presentation that is both thought-provoking and inspirational.
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TCA 2023 Art Sightings: Part 1
(1 of 3 Parts) Highlights of what I saw in 2023. From art galleries, artist studio visits and major art fairs. It’s the work of primarily Black artists and other artists of color. From Kingston, Jamaica, to Santa Fe, New Mexico, to Newark, New Jersey, to Miami, Florida and from other places not so well known. The figure is featured prominently but abstraction is also embraced. Immersive compositions are informed by color, materiality, identity, historic and current culture.
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TCA 2023 Art Sightings: Part 2
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TCA 2023 Art Sightings: Part 3
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EXHIBITION/BOOK TALK: Ara Tucker: Book Talk & Art Exhibition
Friday, November 17th, 6:30-8:00 pm
One River School Montclair
6 Seymour Plaza, Montclair, NJ 07042
One River School of Art & Design and OUT Montclair are proud to host Ara Tucker for a conversation about her new book, How to Raise an Art Star. An exhibition of her artwork and the artwork collected by her father that inspired Ara's art practice is also featured.
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Opening Reception: Wednesday, September 27th, 6-9 pm
The Newark Museum of Art
49 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102
September 27 - October 29, 2023
The exhibition will be on view across several galleries of the Newark Museum of Art from September 27 through October 29 and will feature artist, Dominant Dansby, and remarkable a roster of 90+ visual artists from Newark and beyond.
Unique to this year’s festival will be a spotlight on the contributions of Newark-area Hip Hop pioneers, in Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Hip Hop. This initiative is organized by Newark Arts and The Newark Museum of Art to support the rich artistic and creative expression in Newark and across New Jersey.
Be sure to arrive on time for a dazzling unveiling beginning at 6 pm on the Museum’s front steps. The Museum will officially unveil a recently acquired pair of marble sculptures by renowned artist Sanford Biggers, which will grace the NMOA entrance.
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PODCAST: The "What's Newark Got To Do With It?" Podcast features interviews with artists, historians, authors, curators and other cultural thought leaders from/of Newark, NJ. The conversations delve into the cultural impact and life-long influences the Brick City has, and continues to have, on their lives and careers.
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ART TALK: Check out "IN FULL BLOOM" exhibition artist, Victor Davson's spirited conversation with art advisor, Roger C. Tucker III, at Akwaaba Art Gallery in Newark, NJ. The solitude and confinement of pandemic life led Davson to look more closely at his surroundings at home and was the impetus to start this series in 2020. A thrilling homage to the splendorous foliage and vistas of Essex County’s first ridge of the Watchung Mountains in West Orange, NJ along the Lenape Trail.
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ART TALK: Video Interview: Race. Power. Gender. Identity.
Former Montclair Art Museum Director, Lora Urbanelli and artist Margaret Rose Vendryes discuss how race, power, gender and identity are investigated in her African Diva Project paintings.
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ART Talk: Artist Willie Cole Interviewed for GlassRoots/Newark Glass Art Center Virtual Studios*
Roger C. Tucker III interviews contemporary American sculptor, printer, perceptual engineer and GlassRoots friend, Willie Cole at his studio on the GlassRoots Virtual Studios series.
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