Permanent Collection Features

Since 1965, Arts & Education at the Hoyt has collected art works from emerging and well-known artists from across the country and in our own backyard.

A Farmer’s Cottage Picardy, France

Charlotte Buell Coman 1833-1924 “A Farmer’s Cottage Picardy, France”, oil, (date unknown), A.C. Hoyt Memorial Fund Purchase Coman was nearly forty and almost totally deaf when she began painting professionally, studying first in NYC and then Europe. While in Europe she was influenced by the work of Corot and Daubigny…

Pegasus

Edward Eberle Tarentum, PA, 1944 Pegasus, 1991 porcelain 2014 Permanent Collection Purchase from the Edward Eberle Exhibition While at Edinboro University in northwest Pennsylvania, Eberle met his wife Evalyn as they both worked on their undergraduate degrees for art education. After graduating and serving in the army, Eberle married Evalyn…

In the Polder on the Maas

Willem Cornelis Rip Rotterdam, Netherlands 1856-1922 In the Polder on the Maas, watercolor Purchase by Alex Hoyt from Pascal M. Gatterdam, 501 Fifth Ave., NY, NY Willem Cornelis Rip was a Dutch painter born in 1856 in Rotterdam, Netherlands. As a student at the Akademie voor Beeldende Kunst in Rotterdam,…

Refuge

Art Werger Ridgewood, NJ, 1955 Refuge, 1996 Color etching Hoyt National Art Show Purchase Award 1997 Art Werger was born in Ridgewood, New Jersey in 1955. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1978 and a Master of Fine Arts degree from…

Old Orchard Vendor

Clyde Singer Malvern, OH 1908 – 1999 Old Orchard Vendor, 1971 oil on masonite Donation from the Estate of Juliet O. Hamilton, 1979 Clyde Singer was born in the small town of Malvern in 1908 and grew up in the rural hills of Ohio. Educated in the local public schools,…

Portrait of George Treadwell

Albert Francis King 1854-1945 Portrait of George Treadwell, oil, Gift of Patrick G. Anderson and Mrs. James O. Brown, 1989. New Castle News Founder Born in 1854, Albert Francis King was the product of Catholic parents forced to flee Germany to escape religious persecution. When they arrived in Pittsburgh, they…

Study of M. Without Glasses

Lyndia Bodnar-Balahutrak Cleveland, OH 1951 Study of M. Without Glasses, 1982 oil on canvas First National Bank of Western Pa. Purchase Award 1984 Lydia Bodnar-Balahutrak was born on May 6, 1951 in Cleveland, OH. She has a Bachelor of Science from Kent State University, and a Master of Fine Arts…

Game of Chance

Robert Motherwell Aberdeen, WA 1915-1991 Game of Chance, 1987 Aquatint, lithograph and collage 2009 permanent collection purchase from Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC Robert Motherwell was born January 24, 1915, in Aberdeen, Washington. He was awarded a fellowship to the Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles at age 11. Motherwell…

Untitled Landscape by Tom P. Barnett

Untitled Landscape by Tom P. Barnett (1870-1929), Oil. Won First Prize at the St. Louis Artist Guild Exhibition, 1925. Gift of M/M Alex Crawford Hoyt,  1970. American architect and painter Thomas P. Barnett was known professionally as Tom Barnett and Tom P. Barnett.  He turned his attentions primarily to painting later…

Easels

Dike Blair New Castle, PA 1952 Easels, 1972, pencil, Gift of the Artist, 1972 Dike Blair was born in 1952 in New Castle, Pennsylvania. He studied at the University of Colorado, Boulder; Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Maine; and the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, New York. He received…

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