Calls for Artists

Solo Show

Whether you are interested in applying for a solo exhibition at Arts & Education at the Hoyt or in gaining exposure through our offsite location, please take a minute to review the following guidelines before applying. Eligibility While not necessarily limited to artists age 21+ from the Mid-Atlantic region, preference is given to proposals stemming from Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware and Washington D.C under the following conditions: Applying to Arts & Education at the Hoyt: Selection for exhibition on our main campus is competitive. Artists are typically established and have prior exhibition experience. You must be able to demonstrate mature talent with a consistent body of work. While most media will be considered, video and installation are discouraged due to the historic nature of the facilities. Applying to The Confluence: The Confluence is a popular community gathering space featuring a cafe, stage, free…

Members-Only Show

All current Hoyt Artist Members are invited to participate in the 1st Annual Hoyt Artist Member Exhibition! No Entry fees. Open to Hoyt Members only. Due to the COVID-19 closures, the exhibition has been rescheduled. See below for new dates and deadlines. Registration Details Open to Hoyt Artist Members only All works will be accepted (no need to submit photos) Up to two works per artist. You can register for the show online in advance using the button below or simply bring your work with the printed prospectus to the Hoyt on August 1. Register for the Show Download Prospectus  Become an Artist Member Dates To Remember Deadline for Entries: by August 1, 2020 at the Hoyt Pick up works: October 17, 2020 at the Hoyt Public Reception: TBD Exhibition Dates: August 11 – October 15, 2020 @ The Confluence Guidelines ELIGIBILITY: All current Hoyt Artist Members are invited to…

Community Opportunities

It’s In the Details: This annual competition held by Lawrence County Partners in Preservation highlights these features while raising funds to preserve our historical landmarks for future generations to enjoy.

Lawrence County Art Show: From state parks and Amish farmlands to ethnic foods, festivals and fireworks, the Annual Lawrence County Art Show invites artists to capture the people, places and events that make our region unique!

ArtWorksHere

Inspired by the Federal Art Project’s response to providing relief for artists following the Great Depression, Arts and Education at the Hoyt is dedicating its 2020-21 Public Art Fund budget to the creation of local art by local artists in public spaces throughout Lawrence County.  Proposals for projects – both big and small – are being sought from Lawrence County artists through June 15 and might include sculpture, murals, mosaics, paintings and more. Awards will be announced in July. The maximum award is likely not to exceed $2500. Projects must be completed by June 30, 2021 Eligibility Requirements Artists must reside in Lawrence County The location you choose must be a public space in Lawrence County. Permission from the property owner must be obtained, in writing, by the artist. Works can include, but are not limited to, murals, sculpture, mosaic, and paintings. Developing your Proposal Choose your subject: The subject…

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