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Lee Tucker, a New Orleans
French Quarter Artist since 1971, specializes in acrylic and watercolor paintings, sketches, fine art prints and photographs. Although a large portion of his work is of New Orleans, the French Quarter, and Louisiana, his scenic and slice-of-life representations extend beyond the shores of the United States. Lee's art is featured in galleries in England and the U.S., and incorporate and private collections worldwide.

Lee Tucker
Through innovative use of light and shadow, in many mediums, Lee Tucker has created a body of work capturing "a soul in the commonplace". Artist Lee Tucker communicates a soft, ethereal vision of the hard-edged world around him. His photographs reflect his artistic vision as seen through the eyes of a painter.

Lee Tucker was commissioned by the Louisiana Criminal Courts to provide courtroom portraits of retiring Justices. He also has many album and CD covers to his credit, including Dr. John's "On A Mardi Gras Day", and a best-of-New Orleans jazz collection, "New Orleans on Parade".

A past President of Friends of Jackson Square, he's an outspoken preservationist who works tirelessly for historically appropriate development in the French Quarter.

Artist Lee Tucker is a native of St. Louis who received his BFA at Southwest Missouri State University, and has lived in New Orleans since 1971. He and his wife share a studio in the upper Pontalba apartments overlooking Jackson Square in the French Quarter.
2003 Mayor's Arts Award Recipient
Congratulations to Lee for being a Mayor's Arts Award recipient for 2003. Sponsored by the Arts Council of New Orleans, the Mayor's Arts Awards honors six individuals and/or organizations who have made outstanding contributions to the arts in New Orleans.

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Lee Tucker