Langland works on the clay version of "Kenyan Dancer".
Tuck Langland is dedicated to art and the teaching of art. A retired
Professor of Sculpture from the South Bend campus of Indiana University
(where he taught from 1971 to 2003), Tuck designed and built the
school’s sculpture studio from scratch, including the foundry.
During this time, his interest in creating and casting bronze sculpture
is a teacher, but the American art world also knows him well as
a sculptor whose works are in collections, museums, and public plazas
across the U.S. and Europe. Tuck has also worked internationally
with sculptors, such as Francis Nnaggenda of Uganda, with whom he
created "Mother with Baana". Tuck works cooperatively
with individuals and committees to provide artwork that satisfies
the client’s needs while maintaining fine art standards.
The author of two acclaimed books on sculpture, Tuck’s most
recent book, "From Clay to Bronze", published by Watson
Guptill, New York, is a best-seller in multiple sales mediums. He
is also busy at work on his third book, which will focus on techniques
of portrait sculpture. Tuck Langland is an award-winning master
of portraiture and the human figure.
is a member of the National Academy of Art and a Fellow of the National
Sculpture Society, in which he also serves as the current Vice President.
In addition, Tuck teaches workshops at the Loveland Fine Arts Academy
in Loveland, CO, the Scottsdale Artists School in Scottsdale, AZ,
and the Center of American Sculpture at Brookgreen Gardens, Pawleys
Island, SC, as a Kenan Master Sculptor. Tuck has exhibited in England,
Scotland, Wales, and Italy, and lectured about art in Africa, India,
and England. Collections on four continents include Tuck Langland’s
Tuck Langland (center) is surrounded by his works at the Center
for American Sculpture at Brookgreen Gardens. Photograph shown in
the "Brookgreen Journal", Volume XXXIII, Number 2, November