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c.1997

NORMAN   TUCK

Education

M.F.A. Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1972
B.F.A. University of Florida, Gainesville, 1967

 Art Related Employment

1972-86   Part-Time Gallery Worker, Art Transporter, Art Installer, NYC

1978-79   Assistant Professor of Art, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
1982-83   Visiting Director, University Gallery, Wake Forest Univ., Winston-Salem, NC.

1984-85   Artist-in-Residence, The New York Hall of Science, Queens, NY
1986-87   Visiting Assistant Professor of Art, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC.

Solo Exhibitions

2021  The Center for New Music Window Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

 

1999  Art MachinesScience Museum of Minnesota, St Paul, MI.
 

1998  Art Machines, The Discovery Center of Idaho, Boise, ID.

1996
 Art Machines, Inventure Place, Akron, OH.

1994  
Art Machines, The Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA.
         

           Art Machines, Liberty Science Center, Jersey City, NJ.

1993
 Art Machines, Technorama Museum, Winterthur, Switzerland.
           

           North Carolina Museum of Life and Science, Durham, NC.

1992  
Art Machines, City Gallery of Contemporary Art, Raleigh, NC.
         

           SciWorks, Winston-Salem, N.C.

1991-92  Mindless Mechanisms, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC.

 

1984   Art Galaxy, New York, NY.

 

1982  Fashion Moda, Bronx, NY.

 

1978  Fine Arts Gallery, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC.

 

1977  O.K. Harris Gallery, New York, NY.

 

1974  O.K. Harris Gallery, New York, NY.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2015-16  Mechanix, Phaeno Museum, Wolfsburg, Germany.

2009  
Automatas, Arte y Mechanica, Parque de las Ciencias, Granada, Spain.

2008  
Phantasie Mechanik, Phaeno Museum, Wolfsburg, Germany.

2000  
Small Objects for Light and Sound, Sonoma Mus. of Visual Art, Santa Rosa, CA.       
1999  
Fusion: Art and Science, Wake Forest University, Winston- Salem, NC.                

1997  
Electricity is Your Friend, Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
         

          Homemade Instrument Day, Lincoln Center, New York, NY.

1996  
Natural Phenomena, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA.
          
1995  
Sculpture on the Move, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY.
         
 

            Universe of Meaning, Brattleboro Museum, Brattleboro, VT.


           Sculpture on the Move, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY.

 

1993  Experimenta '93, Villa Gualino, Turin, Italy.

1992  
Navigation, The Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA.
         

           Centennial Biennial Invitational, O.K. Harris Gallery, New York, NY.  

 

1991  Art from the Exploratorium, Traveling Exhibition, New York, London, Haifa.

1988  
Clockwork, List Visual Art Center, M.I.T. Cambridge, MA.
         
 

           San Francisco Festival, The Kennedy Center, Washington, DC.

1986  
Physics, Piezo Electric Gallery, New York, NY.
         

           Two Person Exhibition, Exit Art Gallery, New York, NY.

1984  
Labor Intensive Abstraction, The Clock tower Gallery, New York, NY.
         

          Mechanisms, P.S. 1, Long Island City, NY.
         

           The Sound Art Show, The Sculpture Center, New York, NY.

1983  
Terminal New York, Brooklyn Army Terminal, Brooklyn, NY.

 

1982  Williamsburg All Fools Show, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY.

1981 
The Monumental Show, Gowanus Memorial Art Yard, Brooklyn, NY.

1979 
Sound, P.S.1, Long Island City, NY.

1978 
Contemporary Artists Series, Rutgers University Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ.

1973 
Sculpture 3, Opening of the World Trade Center, New York, NY.

1966 Group Exhibition, The Subterranean Circus, Gainesville, FL.

Collections

Pieces have been purchased for the permanent collections of:

The Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, AK. 

The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, Ann Arbor, MI. 

The Arizona Science Center, Phoenix. AZ. 

Beijing Oriental Plaza, Beijing, China. 

The Big Bang Museum, Osaka, Japan.  

The Children's Discovery Center, San Jose, CA. 

La Citta della Scienza, Napoli, Italy. 

Copernicus Science Center, Warsaw, Poland. 

Discovery Science Center, Santa Anna, CA. 

Discovery World, Milwaukee, WI. 

The Don Harrington Discovery Center, Amarillo, TX. 

Experimentanium, Moscow, Russia. 

The Experimentarium, Hellerup, Denmark. 

The Exploratorium , San Francisco, CA.  

The Explorium, Mobile, AL. 

Fundacion Tiempos Nuevos, Santiago, Chile. 

GWIZ Gulf Coast Wonder and Imagination Zone, Sarasota, FL. 

The Great Lakes Science Center, Cleveland, OH.  

Hong Kong Science Museum, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China.  

Japan Science Foundation, Tokyo, Japan. 

The McWane Center, Birmingham, AL. 

  Museo de la Ciencia, Barcelona, Spain. 

  Museo Sol Del Nino, Mexicali, Mexico. 

  The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, Albuquerque.    

  The New York Hall of Science, Queens, NY. 
 
The North Carolina Museum of Life and Science, Durham, NC. 
 
Phaeno Museum, Wolfsburg, Germany.
 
Parque de las Ciencias, Granada, Andaluci, Spain.
 
Patronato Museo Sol Del Nino A.C., Mexicali, Mexico.
 
The Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN.
 
The Science Museum of Western Virginia, Roanoke, VA.
 
Science World of British Columbia Vancouver, Canada.
 
SciQuest, The North Alabama Science Center, Huntsville, AL.
 
SciWorks, Winston-Salem, NC. 
 
SEE Science Center, Manchester, NH.
 
Science Center, Singapore.
 
Stichting Flanders Technology International, Brussels, Belgium.
 
Techniquest, Cardiff, Wales.
 
Technorama Museum, Winterthur, Switzerland.
 
Trans Studio World, Bandung, Indonesia.
 
The Whitaker Center, Harrisburg, PA.
 
Wonderlab, Bloomington, IN.
 
The Whitaker Center, Harrisburg, PA.