The Menil Collection

Artist Talk: Trenton Doyle Hancock in conversation with Senior Curator Michelle White

Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019 – Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019

07:00 PM – 08:00 PM

Trenton Doyle Hancock SCAD portrait (2011)

Trenton Doyle Hancock. Photo courtesy of Savannah College of Art and Design

Trenton Doyle Hancock and Senior Curator Michelle White discuss the artist’s unique approach to storytelling through drawing on the occasion of the Menil’s presentation of the recently acquired group of drawings by Hancock, Epidemic! Presents: Step and Screw! in Contemporary Focus: Trenton Doyle Hancock.

This program is free and open to everyone.

About Trenton Doyle Hancock
Trenton Doyle Hancock’s drawings and paintings pull from his own personal experience, comics, superheroes, and pop culture references, creating a mix of characters and plots demonstrating universal concepts of light and dark, good and evil, and the grey in between. Trenton was raised in Paris, Texas, earned his BFA from Texas A&M and currently lives and works in Houston. His artwork is in permanent collections including the Dallas Museum of Art, TX; the Menil Collection, Houston, TX; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY. In 2019, Hancock will open his largest exhibition to date at MASS MoCA, MA.


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