Houston artist Trenton Doyle Hancock has been named winner of the Greenfield Prize, awarded to a natinally recognized artist whose work is undergoing significant changes. Along with the money, the award comes with a two-year residency at the Hermitage Artist Retreat in Sarasota, FL, where Hancock will create new work.
Hancock was selected from a short list of finalists including Nicole Eisenman, Maureen Gallace, and Byron Kim by a panel of jurors including CAMH head curator, Valerie Cassel Oliver; Dan Cameron, chief curator of the Orange County Museum of Art; and James Rondeau, curator of the department of contemporary art at The Art Institute of Chicago.
Hancock will perform a re-creation of his 1998 grad-school performance piece, “Off-Colored,” as part of the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston’s exhibit “Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art.” on Thursday, January 31 at 6:30 pm.
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