Shirley Jean Tucker has received numerous awards during a lifetime committed to the visual and performing arts.
- 1960 Best Supporting Actress Award, ANNE FRANK, Western Canada Festival. The Production represented Medicine Hat/Western Canada at the Dominion Drama Festival in Toronto.
- 1988 Best Director, Set Design, Best Costumes, Runner up for Best Production, GWENDOLYN. Regional / Provincial Finals.
- 1992 Best Costumes, STARDUST, B.C. Regional Finals.
- 2003 Best Theatre Season Brochure/Poster Award, Provincial Finals.
- 2004 YOUR LOVING, KIND AND TRUE, JACK BOY, a drama, received the Special Adjudicator’s award of Merit. The production also won Best Supporting Actor, Best New Actor, and Back Stage award, at the Regional Drama Festival.
- WINNER of HERITAGE BOOK AWARD to publish THE GREAT TRANSCONTINENTAL HIKE OF 1921.
- RECIPIENT of $19,000 ArtsNow Catalyst Program 2010 Legacies Now Grant to Produce SOWING SEEDS IN DANNY for Shuswap Summer Theatre.
- BC Interior Film and Television Society
- BC Institute of Film Professionals
- Playwrights Union of Canada Full Member/ Active member of the Women’s Caucus
- Playwrights Theatre Centre, Vancouver, B.C.
- Shuswap Theatre, B.C.
- Theatre BC
- Federation of B.C. Writers
- The Writers’ Union of Canada