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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


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

2010 - present
2010 - present
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