Hoyt Regional Juried Exhibition

Deadline: January 25

Artists are invited to submit electronic entries for the 47th Hoyt Regional Juried Exhibition. Tyler Cann, Curator of Contemporary Art & Head of Exhibitions, Columbus Museum of Art, will select works and award winners for the exhibition.

Dates to Remember

Deadline for Entries: Postmark- January 25, 2020
Notification of Acceptance: February 22nd
Delivery of accepted works: By March 14th
Pick up works: June 13th
Public Reception: April 4, 2-4 pm|
Exhibition Dates: March 31 - June 11, 2020


1st place - $600
2nd place - $400
3rd place - $200 
Up to six merit awards: $50 each.

How to Apply

  • Apply Online by clicking the “Apply Button” below

  • By Mail: Download Prospectus and return with CD containing images of your work

    • JPEG file only, cannot exceed 2MB.

    • Each image file on the CD must be titled with corresponding entry number indicated. Label the CD in marker including your name, entry number and title of work in the sequence they appear on CD. Mail CD, Entry/ Notification Card and fee to: Arts & Education at the Hoyt, 124 East Leasure Avenue, New Castle, PA 16101.


♦ Entries are limited to artists 18+ living within 250 miles of New Castle, PA 16101

♦ All media will be considered with the following exceptions: No video or installations.

♦ Works must be original and completed within the last three years and not previously shown at the Hoyt.

♦ Work cannot exceed 48 inches in any direction or 150 pounds in weight.

♦ All work must be professionally prepared for display 2D pieces must be framed & wired: paper works protected by glass or plexiglass. Special display instructions should be clearly noted.

♦ Arts & Education at the Hoyt has final authority to define what constitutes an acceptable entry. Works may be declined if they are not adequately prepared for display, considered unsafe, or appear to be different from the entry emailed or CD.


$35.00 for up to three entries ($25.00 for Hoyt Members) and $10.00 for each additional entry. Entry fees may be paid online or made payable to Arts & Education at the Hoyt and mailed to Arts & Education at the Hoyt, Regional Juried Exhibition, 124 East Leasure Ave., New Castle, PA 16101. (entry fee is non-refundable)


Juror's notification will be sent by February 22nd.


Accepted works must be received at the Hoyt by March 14th. Artists are responsible for delivery and pick up of all works. Return shipping instructions must be included for works shipped. Work can be picked up in person on June 13th. Shipped works by June 20th.


Sales are encouraged. A commission of 30% will be charged on all sales resulting from the exhibition, please price accordingly. Checks are issued within 30 days of the exhibition's close. All works not for sale must be clearly marked NFS.

About the Juror

Tyler Cann

Tyler Cann

Tyler Cann joined the Columbus Museum of Art in February 2013 and is responsible for CMA’s overall exhibition pro-gram, as well as acquisitions, exhibitions, publications, and programs involving post-war and contemporary art. He has curated or co-curated nearly twenty exhibitions in Columbus, and has recently taken on curatorial responsibility for the Pizzuti Collection of the Columbus Museum of Art in the city’s Short North District. For CMA’s permanent collection, Cann has led the acquisition of works by artists such as Kevin Beasley, Victoria Gitman, Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt, Josiah McElheny, Trevor Paglen, and Susan Philipsz, among others. Previously, Cann held curatorial positions at Ikon Gallery in Birmingham, United Kingdom, and the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery in New Zealand. He holds art history degrees from the University of California, Berkeley and Harvard University. Cann’s current projects include a solo exhibition of Jim Hodges’ work at the Pizzuti Collection, and, as co-curator, the major exhibition Art after Stonewall: 1969–1989, featured at the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art and the Grey Art Gallery, New York University. The exhibition will travel to the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum of Florida International University, Miami, and open at the Columbus Museum of Art in March 2020.

Lawrence County Student Show

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Arts & Education at the Hoyt invites Lawrence County students in grades 9-12 to participate in a county-wide exhibition of student work at The Confluence art gallery, January 7 - March 12, 2020. Two and three dimensional works will be accepted and prizes awarded at the public reception on January 9th, from 5-7pm. Public, private and home-schooled students are eligible.

Deadline December 14, 2019

Download prospectus

Dates to Remember

Show Dates: January 7 - March 12 , 2020|
Public Reception: Thursday, January 9th, from 5 - 7 pm @ the Confluence!
Drop Off: by December 14 , 2019 at the Hoyt
Pick Up: March 14 – 21 at the Hoyt


Eligibility: Open to public, private and home-schooled Lawrence County High School students in grades 9-12.

Presentation: Two dimensional works should be mounted on black poster board or similar material leaving a one inch border around the four sides of the image. Series, groupings or multiples forming a single entry should be clearly numbered. Please limit submissions to 3 per student!

Entry Tags: Two entry tags must be completed for each work. One should be affixed to the back or bottom of the piece and the other submitted to the Hoyt in an envelope indicating the school district and teacher. Please type or print clearly - the information will be used to identify work during the show. Forms may be photocopied as needed.

Delivery: Delivered to the Hoyt by December 14, 2019. Tags attached to the back of works and second set in separate envelope.

Awards: Awards for the most outstanding works will be presented at the public reception on March 22, from 5-7 pm at the Confluence! Friends and family are welcome to attend!