Artist focus: Clive Tucker

London lad honed his pottery skills in Scotland, Vancouver

Port Moody’s Clive Tucker grew up in London, England, and moved to Ontario in 1994 to begin a pottery business after training with ceramic artist Lotte Glob at The Far North Pottery in Scotland.

Four years later, he continued his studies at the Emily Carr University of Art + Design in Vancouver.

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After graduating and completing a residency at the Port Moody Arts Centre (PMAC), Tucker made the Tri-Cities his home: He joined the Tri-City Potters, set up Straight Up Studios, taught at PMAC and Place des Arts and exhibited regularly.

His sculptures can often be seen in the Christmas Boutique at the Coquitlam facility, which is now calling for handmade art for its annual artisan sale that runs Nov. 12 to Dec. 21.

To apply by Aug. 5, go to

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