Born: 1965, West Covina, CA
Lives and works in Austin, TX
1991 B.F.A. Studio Art, Painting/Drawing,
University of North Texas, Denton, TX
2008 MFA Sculpture
Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
2015 Decent Recent Pieces, Re Gallery, Dallas, Texas
Wobbles, Inman Gallery, Houston, Texas
2013 Hand Models, Extras, and Stunt Doubles, Houston Contemporary Art Fair,
Inman Gallery, Houston, TX
TV Dinner Commercial Break, Old Jail Art Center, Albany, TX
Paintings are People, El Centro College, Dallas, TX
2012 Pressing News, Inman Gallery, Houston, Texas
2011 Ten Records on Video, CAMH, Houston, Texas
(In partnership with Texas Biennial 2011)
2009 Tijuana Brass, Inman Gallery, Houston, Texas
2008 Opportunity Knocks, Art Palace, Austin, Texas
2005 Night and Day, Inman Gallery, Houston, Texas
2004 Brad Tucker, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Art House Presents: Brad Tucker, Art House, Austin, TX
BadFace, performance at Art House on April 30th, 2004
2003 Present Future, ARTissima 10, Turin, Italy
Long Distance Lovers, Inman Gallery, Houston, TX
2002 Brad Tucker, Boom, Chicago, IL
Singles, The Suburban, Chicago, IL
Flip Flop, Lombard-Freid Fine Art, New York, NY
The Verge: Brad Tucker, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND
Brad Tucker, Ray Gun, Valencia, Spain
2001 Drum Solos, Inman Gallery, Houston, TX
2000 Brad Tucker, Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, TX
2015 Like Another, How's Howard?, Boston, MA.
2014 About Like So: The Influence of Painting, Franklin Street Works, Stamford, CT.
2013 Texas Biennial, UNTITLED Art Fair, Miami, Fl
Texas Biennial Invitational, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX
Texas Biennial, Bluestar Contemporary, San Antonio, TX
Just then, and Again, The UNO St. Claude Art Gallery, Universtity of NewOrleans, New Orleans, LA
Curated by Patrick Reynolds
Cross Talk: Sterling Allen and Brad Tucker, Circuit 12 Contemporary, Dallas, TX
Curated by Nathan Green
2012 XYZ: The Geometric Impulse in Abstract Art, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA.
Curated by Emily Joyce and Jessica Halonen
Art on the Green, AMOA/Arthouse, Austin, TX
Sonic Architectonic, Visual Arts Building, University of Texas Dallas, Dallas, TX
Curated by Lorraine Tady
The Mobile Archive, The Israeli Center for Digital Art, Holon, Israel
(traveling video archive)
2011 Texas Biennial 2011, multiple venues in Austin, San Antonio, and Houston, TX
Curated by Virginia Rutledge.
2010 Three Propositions and a Musical Scenario, 2525 Wiesenberger St., Fort Worth, TX
Curated by Noah Simblist and SubText Projects
2009 More Mergers and Acquisitions, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA
Curated by Stuart Horodner
The Fuzzy Set, LAX ART, Los Angeles, CA
The Collected Works, Inman Gallery, Houston, TX
2008 Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts 2008 MFA Thesis Exhibition,
Bard College Exhibition Center, Red Hook, NY
Material Culture, Center for Visual Research, TCU, Fort Worth, TX
Curated by Frances Colpitt
Probably, Inman Gallery, Houston, TX
2007 Selections from the Texas Biennial, Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio, TX
Texas Biennial, Site 1808, Austin, TX
Juror’s Choice Award
2006 Fresh, Liz Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
2005 Bill Davenport, Francesca Fuchs, Brad Tucker, Ibid Gallery, London, England
Curated by John Slyce
Conversational Lag, Volume Gallery, New York City, NY
Color Line Pattern, Austin Museum of Art, Austin, TX
TWANG, McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX
Curated by Sean Horton
ArtLA, Inman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2004 Rock, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Abundance, Space 51, Cultural Arts Council of Houston and Harris County, Houston, TX
Brothers, Fresh Up Club, Austin, TX
TWANG, Southeast Museum of Art, Beaumont, TX
Curated by Sean Horton
Treble, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY
Curated by Regine Basha
Altoids Curiously Strong Collection, ArtHouse, Austin, TX
I Heart Texas, Alston Skirt Gallery, Boston, MA
Curated by Sean Horton
2003 Brad Tucker & Todd Hebert, Sala Diaz, San Antonio, TX
Come Forward: Emerging Artists from Texas, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Beyond the Academy: Encouraging New Talent From Texas, Arthouse, Austin, TX
Hanging, Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, TX
The Potent Line, Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, TX
2002 Hard Core, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, TX
LISTE '02, Lombard-Fried Fine Arts, Basel, Switzerland
Blip, Contemporary Art Museum, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Cuated by Sharon Engelstein and Aaron Parazette
Friends and Family, Lombard-Freid Fine Art, New York, NY
2001 Off The Wall, Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago
Core Exhibition 2001, Glassell School Of Art, Museum Of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX (catalogue with reproductions)
Armory Show, Inman Gallery and Lombard Freid Fine Art, New York, NY
Art Chicago 2001, Inman Gallery, Chicago, IL
2000 Some New Minds, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY
Thrifting, Lombard-Freid Fine Art, New York, NY
Curated by Kerry Inman
Meat Market Art Fair, Inman Gallery, New York, NY
Stempo, Homeroom, Munich, Germany (two-person exhibition with Stephen Fritsch),
Curated by Courtenay Smith
Group Show, Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, TX
Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, Inman Gallery, Houston, TX
Francesca Fuchs, Katrina Moorhead, Ludwig Schwarz, Brad Tucker,
Inman Gallery, Houston, TX
Curated by Bill Davenport
Art Chicago 2000, Inman Gallery, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
HiJinx, Arlington Museum of Art and University of Texas at Dallas, Arlington and Dallas, TX
Curators: Joan Davidow, John Pomara, Sean Slattery, catalog
Core Show, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
1999 Fire Sale 2000, Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, TX
1998 Jeff Elrod, Mark Flood, Brad Tucker, Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, TX
We Know Where You Live, Nancy Littlejohn Fine Art, Houston, TX
New Works, Nancy Littlejohn Fine Art, Houston, TX
2013 Paintings are People, January 25th, El Centro College, Dallas, TX
2011 Future Proof, April 15th, Trailer Space Records, Austin, TX
Band Practice (at Graham Hudson’s Rehearsal at the Astoria),
March 5th, Arthouse, Austin, TX
2010 New Apps for Oldies, March 5th, 2525 Wiesenberger Street, Fort Worth, TX
2009 Bad Trucker Performs Banjitar, October 3rd, Inman Gallery, Houston, TX
2008 Bad Trucker Live at the Swan, July 27th, Black Swan, Tivoli, NY
Bad Trucker Material Culture, Februaty 15th, Center for Visual Research,
TCU, Fort Worth, TX
Bad Trucker Performs SoLaD, February 16th ,Art Palace, Austin, TX
2007 Bad Trucker Performs SoLaD, December 5th,
Blue Star Contemporary Center, San Antonio, TX
Bad Trucker Live at Fisher, July 12th, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Bad Trucker, Ken Little’s Hometown Rodeo, The Cove, San Antonio, TX
Bad Trucker Returns to Austin, Texas Biennial, Site 1808, Austin, TX
Three performances: March 3rd, March 16th, and April 4th
2006 Bad Trucker Bard, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Two performances in June and July
2004 Bad Face Austin, April 30th, Arthouse, Austin, TX
2003 Bad Face Houston, June 30th, House Music, 1911 Bradshaw Street, Houston, TX
2002 Beautiful Songs of the World, Come Forward: New Art in Texas,
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Tucker, Brad. Dunes at Noons. Soberscove Press, 2013.
Garza, Evan J. (editor). New American Paintings 102. The Open Studios Press, 2012.
Nig, Emily. “XTZ: The Geometric Impulse in Abstract Art”, …might be good, Issue # 199, October 26th, 2012,
Mueller, Kurt. “Geometric Impulses”, XYZ: The Geometric Impulse in Abstract Art (catalog), Torrance Art Museum, 2012.
Lima, Benjamin. “Can electronic media, in general, and the web in particular, generate a sense of place, for example one that corresponds to the concept “Dallas”?, http://dallasbiennial.org/writing/dr-ben-lima/, 2012
Zimmerman, Eric. “Brad Tucker: Pressing News”, …might be good, Issue # 188, April 20th, 2012,
Anspon, Catherine D. Texas Artists Today. Marquand Books, 2010.
Tucker, Brad. “brad/Tucker”, Can I Come Over to Your House: The First Ten Years of The Suburban, Poor Farm Press, 2009.
Simblist, Noah. “Material Culture”, Artlies # 58, Summer 2008.
Rios, Josh. “Brad Tucker: Opportunity Knocks”, …might be good, Issue # 92, February 12th, 2008,
Allen, Wren M. “Bill Davenport, Francesca Fuchs, and Brad Tucker at Ibid Projects”, Artlies, #49 Spring 2006.
Ewing, John. “Treble”, Artlies, Summer, 2004, p. 104-105.
Cox, Cristoph. “Treble”, Artforum, September, 2004, p. 262.
Smith, Roberta. “ART REVIEW; At Shows Painted With Sound, Be Prepared to See With Your Ears”, New York Times, May 21, 2004, Section E, p. 29.
Fauerso, Joey. “Brad Tucker and Todd Hebert”, Artlies, Winter 2003-2004, p.98.
Harrison, David. “Man of Letters”,
Klaasmeyer, Kelly. “Idiot Savant”, Houston Press, June 5-11, 2003, p. 49.
Johnson, Patricia C. “Downtown shows feature seascapes and urban life”, HoustonChronicle, May 24, 2003, p. 10D.
Jankauskas, Jennifer. “Come Forward: Emerging Art in Texas”, Artlies #38, Spring 2003, pp. 72-73.
Relyea, Lane, Weaver, Suzanne. Come Forward: Emerging Art in Texas, exhibition catalog, Dallas Museum of Art, February 23 – May 11, 2003.
Kutner, Janet. “DMA hooks up with young artists”, The Dallas Morning News, March 9, 2003, p. C1.
Sirmans, Franklin. “Brad Tucker, ‘Flip Flop’”, Time Out New York, Jan 31 – Feb 7, 2002.
Freeman, Rusty. “Music Never Stops, Only Listening: Visual Process and Critique in the work of Brad Tucker”, Brad Tucker: The Verge, catalog essay, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND, 2002.
Henning, Sarah. “Tuckered”, The Forum, Sunday January 27, 2002, p. C1
Newhall, Edith. “Dude, Where’s My Art?”, New York Magazine, January 21-28, 2002, p. 98
Johnson, Ken. “Brad Tucker, “Flip Flop”, The New York Times, January 18, 2002, p. B42
Davenport, Bill. “Brad Tucker at Inman Gallery, Tire Iron #15, June 21, 2001, www.glasstire.com.
Davenport, Bill. “Core Fellows 2001 at the Glassell School”, www.glasstire.com, March 6, 2001.
Hebert, Todd. “Brad Tucker at Angstrom Gallery”, Artlies, Winter 2000-2001, p. 63.
Anspon, Catherine. “10 Year Anniversary Exhibition”, Artlies, Fall 2000, pp. 102-103
Colpitt, Frances. “Space City Takes Off”, Art in America, October 2000, p. 75
Klaasmeyer, Kelly. “De-Meaning Objects”, Houston Press, June 29 – July 5, 2000, p.
Davenport, Bill. exhibition essay, Ludwig Schwarz, Brad Tucker, Katrina Moorhead,
Inman Gallery, Houston, TX, June 2 – July 1, 2000
Klaasmeyer, Kelly. “Young at Art,” Houston Press, April 13 – 19, 2000. p. 57.
Kutner, Janet. “’Hi Jinx’ targets art forms, life forms,” The Dallas Morning News, April 9, 2000
Arts section p. 1
Anspon, Catherine. “Glassell Core 2000,” houstonsidewalk.citysearch.com
Kalil, Susie. “Interviews,” Core 2000, The Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Kalil, Susie. “2000 Core,” Core 2000, The Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Johnson, Patricia. “Going Back To School,” The Houston Chronicle, August 15, 1999.
‘Zest’ pp. 12-14.
Mackey, Apama. “Featured Exhibits: Core 2000,” Exposicion Vol 3 No. 2, Houston’s Digital
Magazine for the Fine Arts
Marshal, Keith. “Coming Into Focus: Artistic Objectivity, Process, and Influence,” Core 2000,
The Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Houston Museum of Fine Art, Houston, TX
Menil Collection, Houston, TX
New Museum, New York City, NY
Plains Museum, Fargo, ND