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.

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…

Oil Tank Farm

Janet Culbertson Greensburg, PA, 1933 Oil Tank Farm: Oil, mixed media, pastel, Hoyt National Art Show Purchase Award 1995 Born in Greensburg, PA, in 1933, Janet Culbertson is a pioneering eco-feminist artist. She attended Carnegie Mellon University and earned her Master’s Degree at NYU. She had her first solo exhibit…

Dawn in the Woods

Wolf Kahn Stuttgart, Germany,  1927-2020 Dawn in the Woods, 2006 Pastel on paper, 2007 purchase from Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC Born in Stuttgart, Germany, in 1927, Wolf Kahn immigrated to the United States by way of England in 1940. In 1945, he graduated from the High School of Music…

Ailey Dance

Thaddeus Mosley New Castle, PA  1926 Ailey Dance: wood, Permanent Collection Fund Purchase, 1993 Thaddeus “Thad” Mosley is a self-taught African American sculptor. Earning a living throughout his adult life as a postal worker in Pittsburgh – so that he could support his family by day and work as a sculptor…

Closed Form

Toshiko Takaezu Hawaii, 1922-2011 Closed Form: Stoneware, Permanent Collection Fund Purchase, 1982 Toshiko Takaezu (1922-2011) was one of the twentieth century’s greatest abstract artists. Gifted with prodigious drive and vision, she combined inspirations from her own cultural background with currents from contemporary painting and sculpture, arriving at a unique expressionist…

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