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Barclay Tucker


Phone: 802-626-6487

Work Experience

Freelance Illustrator/Designer

June 1996–Present 

  • Top selling bow tie designer

  • Children’s book illustrator

  • Graphic designer

  • Small business identity systems and logos


Northern Vermont University – Lyndon

​2001 - present

Professor, Visual Arts: September 2001–Present

  • Advise students and supervise interns.

  • Developed Animation/Illustration BFA.

  • Assisted in instituting and transitioning into the new Visual Arts Department.  

  • Manage Visual Arts Department Social Media sites. 

  • Organize and host Annual High School Design Competition.


Department Chair, Visual Arts. 

Fall 2002 –Spring 2005, Fall 2008–Spring 2011, 

Fall 2016 –Spring 2019

  • Organized full and part-time faculty class schedules.

  • Hired and reviewed part-time instructors.

  • Chaired search committees for full-time tenure track positions.

  • Developed and reviewed department outcomes and assessments.

  • Prepared information for program reviews and accreditation visits. 

  • Maintained department budget. 

  • Designed and implemented illustration concentration.

  • Oversaw creation of BFA in Design and other curricular changes. 

  • Managed department doubling in size.



Illustrations with a subtle quirky humor for a wide range of clients, including children’s picture books. 

  • Onsite sketching.

  • Drawing.

  • Digital painting.


Graphic Designer

  • Adobe Creative Suite.

  • Branding

  • Page Layout


Vermont Animation Festival

Beau Ties LTD. of Vermont
Hebert and Sons
Clyde River Outfitters
Good Sound Publishing
Vermont Children’s Theater
4-H Curriculum
Mobile Medical
Lyndon Holiday Festival Of Choirs
CrossTalk: The Journal of Defense 
Franklin Covey
Shipley Associates
HEC Reading Horizons

2010 - present
2010 - present

MFA, Illustration

University of Hartford, Hartford Art School


MA, Illustration

Syracuse University, ISDP Program

August 2001

BFA, Painting Drawing Emphasis

University of Utah

June 1997

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