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Sarasota News Leader January 25, 2013 Page 100 "Bob Greenfield's vision when he created the Greenfield Prize was to support individual artists in a way that would allow them to work unencumbered by boundaries and create meaningful work that impacts our society," Rodgers continued. "We look forward to doing whatever we can to assist Trenton in fulfilling that goal." Hancock is an American painter whose work has been featured in exhibitions since before he even received his undergraduate degree, a Bachelor of Fine Arts, from Texas A&M University in 1997, the release notes. He went on to get his Master of Fine Arts from Temple University in Philadelphia in 2000. Hancock's work has been shown in both group and solo exhibitions around the United States and overseas since 1995, the release points out. He is represented by two galleries, James Cohan in New York City and Talley Dunn in Dallas, the release adds. In addition to the Greenfield Prize, Hancock has been honored with the Joyce Alexander Wein Award from Studio Museum Harlem, the S.J. Wallace Truman Fund Prize from the National Academy Museum and the Penny McCall Foundation Award. Trenton Doyle Hancock/Contributed photo among three disciplines — visual art, drama and music; a six-week residency at the Hermitage; and a partnership with a professional arts organization to develop the work and assist in moving it forward into the American arts world, the release points out. "I count it as a great honor to be a recipient of the Greenfield Prize and the Hermitage residency," said Hancock in the release. "Lately, I've been wanting to explore some new and exciting avenues in my art. The Greenfield Prize will allow me the time, space and means For more information on the Greenfield Prize, to see these new ideas to fruition." visit For more inforThe Greenfield Prize consists of a $30,000 mation on the Hermitage Artist Retreat, visit commission of an original work of art rotated

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