Artist of the moment……Trenton Doyle Hancock

 

Trenton Doyle Hancock is an African-American artist born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in the year 1974. Hancock is a collage artist, printmaker,  painter who works in very contemporary and illustrative style. Many works by the artist are done with acrylics on paper.

Price range information: Works range from $10,000 to $100,000.

Hancock is renowned for his illustrations of creatures he invented called “Mounds.” These are make believe creatures that he features in much of his illustrative works.

For his artistic education Trenton Hancock attended Texas A & M University earning a B.F.A. Hancock went on to the Tyler School of Art located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he earned an M.F.A.

In this clip a wonderful interview with Hancock and the public television series Art21:

Hancock has been a recipient of a grant from the Joan Mitchell Foundation.

Here we visit a show at the Seattle Art Museum featuring the work of Trenton Doyle Hancock:

The artist is based out of Houston, Texas.

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