Sculpture from Scotland.
About the Artist.
Jim Tucker was born in Geneva, Switzerland, to English parents and has
lived in Scotland for over 25 years. A research scientist by profession,
he has been interested in wood carving and sculpture for over 20 years.
Although without formal art training, he has studied wood carving under
H. Weigang (who was for many years in charge of carving restoration at
the Residenz, Munich, Germany) and under Zigi Sapietis, the Latvian sculptor
working in Edinburgh. He has undertaken commissions, and exhibited in several
exhibitions in Scotland. He is a member of the Scottish Artists and Artists
Craftsmen (SAAC) and the Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop.
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Last Updated: 20 August 1997