Submissions Sought for New Castle YMCA Mural

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – Arts & Education at the Hoyt is accepting proposals for a new mural on a wall at the YMCA in downtown New Castle through April 1. The mural will be unveiled Sept. 8 during the annual Arts on the Riverwalk festival.

Proposals must include a cover letter, resume, concept drawings, work samples, bid amount and references. They can be submitted to Hoyt Executive Director Kimberly Koller-Jones at 124 E. Leasure Ave. New Castle, Pa., 16101. Complete guidelines can be found here.

The mural should build on the YMCA’s tenets of healthy living – nutrition, exercise, sleep, stress reduction and fun – as well as Lawrence County’s recreation offerings.

The project has a maximum budget of $15,000 and artists are responsible for site preparation, supplies, travel expenses and other associated costs. Lodging may be provided at the Hoyt’s guest house.

For more information, contact the Hoyt at 724 652 2882 or visit

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