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Brad Tucker

Biography to Display: 

1952 Born New York, New York



1976 BA English, Atlantic Christian College, Wilson, North Carolina 

1980 Pottery Production, Montgomery Technical College, Troy, North Carolina  

1982 Penland School of Crafts, Penland, North Carolina 



1980-1982 Apprenticeship, Cedar Creek Pottery, Sid and Pat Oakley, Creedmoor, North Carolina 



1982 Owner and operator Brad Tucker Pottery 



Brad Tucker is known for functional wheel thrown stoneware pottery fired in a gas kiln with ash glazes. Tucker’s work reflects traditional North Carolina forms. 


Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

American Museum of Ceramic Art, AMOCA, Pomona, California

Louisburg College, Louisburg, North Carolina 

North Carolina Museum of History, Raleigh, North Carolina 

North Carolina Pottery Center, Seagrove, North Carolina 

Odyssey Center for Ceramic Art, Asheville, North Carolina 



Bibliography to Display: 

Ceramics Monthly (September 1993,1986). 

Cushing, Val and Chris Rich. The Ceramic Design Book: A Gallery of Contemporary Work. Asheville, NC: Lark, 1998. 

Davis, Don. Wheel-Thrown Ceramics: Altering, Trimming, Adding, Finishing. Asheville, NC: Lark Books, 2017. 

Hopper, Robin. Functional Pottery: Form and Aesthetic in Pots of Purpose. Radnor, PA: Chilton Book Co., 1988 and 2000.  


Artist's Studio: Brad Tucker Pottery




Center for Craft This research was supported by a Craft Research Fund Grant from the Center For Craft
AMOCA American Museum of Ceramic Art American Museum of Ceramic Art


Typical Marks
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
American Museum of Ceramic Art, AMOCA, 2004.2.9.ab, gift of American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP
American Museum of Ceramic Art, AMOCA, 2004.2.9.ab, gift of American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP

Citation: Clark, Donald. "The Marks Project." Last modified February 9, 2021.