Scott Tucker Sr. started his art career over 40 years ago. After attending the Cape Cod School of Art in Massachusetts, Tucker received his first major commission. At 19 years of age he was commissioned to paint a portrait of the Honorable Governor William P. Clements for the governor himself. A realism painter by trade, Tucker's career would take him to work for several major corporations and independent enterprises as both a fine artist and theme developer. Crow Holdings, The United Air Force and Lexus just to mane a few. While producing large scale mural projects for these companies Tucker also found the time to paint and sculpt fine works of art for both his enjoyment and growing lis of art patrons. These oil paintings and bronze sculptures were mostly shown and sold at several well established art galleries in both Dallas, TX and Santa Fe, NM where Tucker lived from time to time. By the end of the 90's Tucker had firmly established himself as a career artist. As the new Millennium kicked off, Tucker ventured into color direction on top of his ever growing mural productions. Dealing with aesthetic "livable art" and interior directives was a new and exciting venture for him and company. He hired a team of artisans including some of his own family to help with the ever growing demand for his expertise. Scott Tucker Sr. currently oversees all aspects of Tucker FX and is currently working on a series of life-sized bronze sculptures of the most famous jazz musicians on the planet. Besides art he has a rich passion for world history and vintage toys.
Michelle Tucker's passion for aesthetics always goes back to fashion and interiors. She is a connoisseur of beautiful things. A the young age of 17 Michelle was selected for entrance to the prestigious arts magnet school, Booker T. Washington in Dallas, TX. While there she excelled in both the study of photography and studio art. Upon being a member of the Booker T. Washingtons's first graduating class, Michelle enrolled at El Centro College where she studied and majored in fashion design. During That time Michelle also worked as a design assistant for the famous Herman Marcus Design House. After college Michelle's love of art once again led her back to the studio where she would work alongside here husband Scott Sr. for the next 20 years. Her keen sense of color and acute eye for detail makes her an invaluable asset to Tucker X. She currently works overseeing color directives and handling all the easily over-looked details that make the company's "livable art" branch so sharp. Precision tipping and textural finishes are her specialty. When not working, Michelle enjoys her two cats, visiting art museums and following the latest fashion offerings from her favorite designers.
SCOTT TUCKER II
Scott Tucker II is an artist, musician, gallerist and independent art curator. Immersed in art since birth, Scott's artistic development matured early in his life. At the age of 13 Scott began assisting his father produce large-scale mural projects when not in school. This same year he also discovered his other life long passion: playing music. Taking inspiration from the exploding alternative rick scene of the mid 90's Scott began learning how to play the electric guitar and drums. Eventually starting his first band when entering high school, Scott spent more time in the rock clubs of Deep Ellum than he did in school. His fine art education however, continued every summer working with his father as soon as school let out. Upon graduation from high school, Scott was presented the Who's Who award for outstanding achievements in the arts. Continuing his education Scott applied and was accepted to The University of North Texas Art Schoo. While at UNT he studied both art and literature while also establishing his first serious musical project: The Orange. This project would stretch out over the next decade of Scott's life as the band toured nationally, enjoyed prime billings, and secured international radio play in several countries across Europe. Also while attending college Scott was recruited and hired by Neiman Marcus staring his ling standing relationship with the company. What started off as a part-time job folding shirts in Men's Furnishings turned into a most recent painting commission for a private Stella McCartney fashion show. Neiman Marcus was always a huge supporter of Scott's artistic endeavors. After graduating form college Scott decided to pursue a career as an art gallerist and opened BLow-Up Gallery. Blow-Up gallery stared off as a roaming curatorial project in 2013 BLow-Up Gallery was the only independent art gallery to officially worked with the Nasher Sculpture Center for Houston based artist Rick Lowe's Vickery Translation Project. In 2015 Scott was them nominated for the Rising Art Star of Dallas award by FGI. Scott Tucker Jr. continues his passion to show his own artwork in both Dallas and Ne York and is staring a yet to be named new musical project. He is a livable art expert with Tucker FX and oversees mural production as well. In his limited free time he frequents rock clubs, collects vintage action figures and leather jackets.
Melissa Tucker began her artistic endeavors at an extremely young age. A classically trained musician, sculptor and portrait artist Melissa attended Texas Christian University where she excelled in her study of both music and the classics. After marching clarinet for TCU band Melissa decided to dive hear first into the work of Rock n Roll with her brother. Singing and playing various instruments for The Orange. Melissa's first show with the group was headlining The House of Blues in Dallas, TX. Melissa traveled with the group and enjoyed the bands success. During her time with The Orange Melissa also produced and sold several series of paintings for Scott Tucker Jr.'s curatorial project Blow-Up Gallery. As an artist and assistant curator Melissa's talents flourished in a relatively short span of time. She is know for her stunning portrait work, hyper realistic painting style and attention to details. Melissa currently produces sculptures, murals and fine paintings for Tucker FX. She also assists in the curation of Blow-Up Gallery. She is an active reader and patron of both opera and ballet.