Tucker Contemporary Art works with collectors and institutions interested in acquiring, exhibiting and promoting emerging contemporary artists. This eclectic mix of artists challenge class, culture, gender and racial boundaries that define the global contemporary art world today.
Roger C. Tucker III, Director
Leveraging extensive experience in fine art, marketing and education, Roger advances the careers of African American and other underrepresented artists. These artists are academically trained or outside the mainstream. Roger is a recognized art industry influencer, using social media and live events to advocate for a more inclusive art community that embraces the unique voices of diverse artists.
As an art educator, Roger spent fifteen years harnessing the artistic talents of students, resulting in admission to top-tier U.S. universities and art colleges.
Roger was CEO of Tucker Hilliard Marketing Communications (THMC), an award-winning global multimedia agency. THMC helped clients reach expanding niche markets—multicultural, senior, urban and youth. Clients included: AT&T, HBO, Coca-Cola, Citibank, The Newark Museum, Bristol Myers Squibb, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Educational Testing Service (ETS), New Jersey Transit, PSEG and Time Inc.
Roger has curated, and exhibited his own artwork at The Cooper Union, The Jersey City Museum, Canvas Paper and Stone Gallery (NYC), Art In The Atrium, (Morristown, NJ) and Brooklyn Fireproof Gallery (Williamsburg, NY). See EXHIBITION tab for TCA artists shows.
An academically trained artist, he has a BFA from The Cooper Union, an MS from Pratt Institute and holds an Art Business Professional Certificate from New York University.
Roger has served on the board of trustees of The Cooper Union and is currently the Board President of GlassRoots, an arts and education nonprofit (Newark, NJ.) He is a member of the Education Advisory Committee, Montclair Art Museum (Montclair, NJ.)