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Tucker Neel

Tucker Neel
Assistant Professor
Teaches In
MFA Graphic Design

MFA, Otis College of Art and Design BA (Art History and Visual Arts), Occidental College.


Tucker Neel’s multidisciplinary practice investigates how incomplete histories, design norms, and modes of display cultivate ideology and allegiance. He has exhibited work in traditional venues such as Samuel Freeman gallery and The MAK Center for Art & Architecture, as well as numerous public sites, domestically and internationally. His crowd-sourced, peripatetic curatorial works seek to democratize art experiences, engaging an expansive and global audience in questions of shared experience, memory, and communication.


Otis Faculty Development Grants: Spring 2016, Fall 2013

OARS Faculty Research Grant: 2015-16

Professional Accomplishments/Exhibitions:  

He has exhibited work at Commissary Arts, Samuel Freeman, Bonnelli Contemporary, Control Room, D-Block Projects, LA Freewaves, and well as in various site-specific exhibitions in public spaces.


His work has been reviewed in publications such as the The L.A. Times, L.A. City Beat newspaper, The Tennessean, Art Week, The Nashville Scene,, and on

Clients/Employment History:  

Artist, freelance writer, and independent curator.

Founder and Director, 323 Projects.

As a curator he has organized exhibitions for The Regent Galleries, the Bolsky Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design, Highways Gallery in Santa Monica, and GATE Projects in Glendale, CA.