Trent Altman grew up in Louisville and graduated from Jeffersontown High in 1998. His interest in art began when he was introduced to painting as a hobby in 2002. He states, “Painting and exhibiting at art fairs and galleries has enhanced my life and helped me to overcome the challenges of autism.” Living independently, Trent works at Meijer’s and enjoys bluegrass music and blues music in addition to painting.
Working from his studio, Trent uses acrylics and other mixed mediums and collaborates with other artists at the Mellwood Arts and Entertainment Center in Louisville, KY. Trent considers himself a raw abstract artist – absorbed in creating art that reveals his unique outlook on the world using brilliant colors and textures.
Trent travels nationally and regionally to exhibit at juried art fairs and shows. His art is sold in fine art galleries in major cities throughout the U.S. His reproduction prints and note cards have inscriptions by his mother, published author Jackie Marquette. Trent is a juried member of the Kentucky Art Council’s Kentucky Craft Marketing/Visual Arts Program.
Works by Trent Altman can be found at Taste of Kentucky, Louisville, KY; CC’s Collections, Henderson, KY; and at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea, Berea, KY.