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

by Bill Davenport April 9, 2013

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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