CANADIAN ARTIST DALE TUCKER
Dale Tucker was born in England in 1947 and was brought to Canada the following year where she grew up in Hamilton, Ontario. In 1956 the school art inspector entered one of her paintings in an international art competition. She won first place and on his insistence, was sent to study with internationally renowned artist, Juanita Le Barre Symington.
Always, a fan of westerns, at age 12, she sent a portrait of her favourite stars, Trigger and Bullet, to Roy Rogers as a gift. He loved it and invited her to the ranch. After that orders began pouring in from the rich, the famous and her friends, corporations and business leaders. Dale became a child celebrity of sorts. Tiring of the constant pressure of shows and travel she entered the world of commercial art at the age of 25. Now retired to the peace and charm of Flinton, Ontario, she has finally returned to her first love of fine art with a passion.
Her works can be found in the collections of Roy Rogers, Ronald Regan, Roddy McDowall, Former Vice Premier, Robert Welch, The Royal Gallery, London England, Sir Henry Burgoyn, The St. Catherines Standard, Stelco, The Hamilton Spectator, Toronto Telegram and many more.