Tucker Smith: A Celebration of Nature

Apr 9, 2021 - Aug 22, 2021

Tucker Smith: A Celebration of Nature and accompanying catalogue present a retrospective of the work of American artist Tucker Smith. Featuring more than 75 original oils, this exhibition is a true survey of the painter's life’s work, with pieces ranging from his early years as a professional artist to his most recent paintings. This exhibit will present the breadth of subject matter he has tackled, including western wildlife, camp and cowboy scenes, as well as stunning landscapes.

Organized by the National Museum of Wildlife Art of the United States and guest-curated by B. Byron Price, Director of Charles M. Russell Center for the Study of Art of the American West, University of Oklahoma.

This exhibition is made possible at the National Sporting Library & Museum through the generosity of The Manuel & Mary Johnson Foundation.

Exhibition Touring Schedule:

June 15, 2020 - August 23, 2020
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Jackson Hole, WY

October 2, 2020 – January 3, 2021
National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum
Oklahoma City, OK

April 9, 2021 – August 22, 2021
National Sporting Library & Museum
Middleburg, VA

September 11, 2021 – January 2, 2022
Booth Western Art Museum
Cartersville, GA


Image: Moose Falls Y.N.P., 2014, oil on canvas, 30 x 40 inches, Purchased from the estate of Tony Greene with funds generously provided by Susan and John Jackson, Joffa, Kavar and Bill Kerr, Frank Sands, Maggie and Dick Scarlett, Rosella Thorne, and Georgene Tozzi, National Museum of Wildlife Art.

Photographic presentation of the vistas and views that inspire Tucker Smith

Tucker Smith (American, b. 1940)
Moose Falls, 2014
30 x 40 inches

Tucker Smith (American, b. 1940)
Moose Falls, 2014
30 x 40 inches