Houston Artist Trenton Doyle Hancock Wins $30,000 Greenfield Prize

Trenton Doyle Hancock SCAD portrait (2011)The Hermitage Artist Retreat along with the Greenfield Foundation have announced that Houston painter Trenton Doyle Hancock is the winner of the $30,000 Greenfield Prize, awarded this year in visual art. Hancock was selected from a small group of finalists that included Nicole Eisenman, Maureen Gallace and Byron Kim. The jury that selected Hancock included Dan Cameron, chief curator of the Orange County Museum of Art; Valerie Cassel Oliver, head curator of Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, and James Rondeau, curator of the department of contemporary art at The Art Institute of Chicago. Hancock will present a  talk on “My Life, My Work” at the Ringling Museum of Art on April 20, and get his award at the Foundation’s annual $175 a plate Greenfield Prize Dinner on Sunday, April 21, in Sarasota, FL.

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