Matt Hoyt
A close-up of a handmade sculpture resembling a bone formation or other organic material. The sculpture is resting on a gray shelf installed directly to the wall.

Untitled, 2012-2019 Various putties, styrene, acrylic and tempera paint 5 ½ × 8 × 4 in.

A handmade abstract sculpture resembling a kind of artifactual relic or some combination of archaic materials. The object is resting on a gray shelf attached to a white wall.

Untitled, 2011-2021 Various putties, air dry clay, plastic, metal, acrylic and tempera paint 11 ¼ × 15 × 9 in.

A handmade abstract sculpture resembling a kind of artifactual relic or some combination of archaic materials. The object is resting on a gray shelf attached to a white wall.

Untitled, 2013-2020 Various putties, Aqua-Resin, acrylic and tempera paint 5 ½ × 6 × 6 in.

On a white wall a painting depicting a grid of crisscrossing lines generating many rectangles, and triangles. The dominant colors are hues of blue, maroon, and green. The frame is painted a hue of green.

Untitled, 2021 Tempera on illustration board, acrylic on wood frame 18 ¾ × 18 ¾ × 1 ⅜ in.

In a large gallery space, three square paintings depicting a grid of crisscrossing lines in various colors. Spaced evenly between the paintings are small, abstract sculptures resembling fossils or other combinations of organic material installed on small gray shelves slightly lower than the paintings.

Note to You, 2021 (Installation view) Bureau, New York

A small handmade abstract sculpture resembling a kind of fossil or combination of archaic materials. In center is a round form rendered in a pale blue. The object is resting on a tan shelf attached to a white wall.

Internal Order, 2008-2019 Epoxy based putties, plastic, epoxy resin, polymer clay, metal, pastel, acrylic and oil paint 4 ⅞ × 6 ½ × 3 ½ inches

A small abstract sculpture resembling a prehistoric tool or instrument. The object is pointy and thin at both ends with a round bulbous form at its center. The object is dark blue, green, and gray and resting on a shelf with a tan base attached to a white wall.

Trigger, 2008-2019 Epoxy based putties, epoxy resin, plastic, clay, pastel, acrylic and oil paint 3 × 8 ½ × 2 ½ inches

A small abstract sculpture resembling a kind of fossil, bone, or combination of found organic materials. The object is primarily gray and resting on a shelf with a tan base attached to a white wall.

Bump On a Log, 2007-2019 Epoxy based putties, epoxy resin, polymer clay, tempera and acrylic paint 1 ¼ × 4 ¼ × 1 ¼ inches

A small abstract sculpture resembling a kind of prehistoric instrument or piece of jewelry. The object is primarily blue and gray and resting on a shelf with a tan base attached to a white wall.

Room Tone, 2006-2019 Epoxy based putties, polymer clay, acrylic and tempera paint 1 × 1 × 1 inches

A small abstract sculpture resembling a kind of fossil, shell, bone formation, or combination of organic materials. The object is primarily gray and tan and resting on a shelf with a tan base attached to a white wall.

Volume, Heat, Light, 2013-2019 Epoxy based putties, plastic, plastic wood, acrylic paint 6 ¼ × 3 ½ × 4 inches

In a gallery space, numerous miniature abstract sculptures are hung evenly spaced apart on small shelves installed directly to the wall. In the center of the room is a freestanding diagonal wall with a doorway or passage cut into it. In the center of the frame is a larger abstract sculpture resting on top of a plinth.

Six Winds, 2019 (Installation view) Bureau, New York

An abstract sculpture resembling a fossil, shell, bone formation, or combination of organic materials. The object is primarily green and gray resting on a shelf with a tan base.

Ibidum, 2016-2019 Epoxy based putties, epoxy resin, tempera and acrylic paint 10 × 6 × 16 inches

On a wooden table, an abstract sculpture in gray resembling a twisting organic form, shell, or bone.

Untitled, 2017-2018 Polyurethane, various putties 7.5 × 23 × 7.5 inches

On a wooden table, a small abstract sculpture resembling an organic form, shell, or bone. The piece is gray with pinkish accents.

Untitled, 2015-2018 PVC, auto body filler, various putties 4.25 × 10.5 × 5.25 inches

On a black table, an abstract sculpture in gray resembling a pointy shell or bone formation.

Solar Filaments, 2013-2017 Various putties, mono filament string, epoxy resin, tempera and spray paint 6 × 8 × 8 inches

On a black surface, an abstract sculpture in gray resembling a bone form.

Equilibrium, 2015-2017 Various Putties 4 × 7.5 × 6 inches

On a black surface, an abstract sculpture with multiple points resembling a star formation. There are several holes in the center with green accents.

Star Formation, 2015-2016 Various putties, plastic 3.25 x 4 x 4 inches

On a black surface, numerous miniature abstract sculptures are even spaced in a grid formation. The objects resemble shells or bone fragments.

Untitled (Group 157 - Unite), 2014-2017 20 component objects comprised of some or all of the following: various putties, tempera and spray paint Dimensions variable

In several glass vitrines with windows on either side, numerous miniature abstract sculptures are arranged in varying groups.

Recent Past, 2010 - 2016, 2016 (Installation view) Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo

Star Shell, 2016 Various putties 2 x 2.5 x 5 inches

Conch, 2015-2016 Various putties, tempera and spray paint 4.5 x 9 x 5 inches

In two glass vitrines, several miniature abstract sculptures are arranged with varying amounts of space between the objects.

Recent Past, 2010 - 2016, 2016 (Installation view) Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo

Three abstract sculptures resembling organic material in the formation of multi-pointed stars resting on a dark gray plinth. A white wall is in the background.

Untitled (Group 131 - Stella), 2013 - 2014 MDF and polyurethane support containing 3 component objects comprised of some or all of the following: Various putties, tempera paint 2.75 x 15.75 x 4 inches

Three miniature, abstract sculptures resembling bone forms or other organic matter resting on top of a pink-tinted plinth with a white wall behind them partially in view.

Untitled (Group 106 - Once), 2006 - 2014 MDF and polyurethane support containing 3 component objects comprised of some or all of the following: Various putties, clay, Krazy glue, pastel, tempera and spray paint 1.75 x 5 x 5.5 inches

In a gallery space, four miniature arrangements of abstract sculptures are placed on small colorful plinths spaced evenly apart on a green-tinted table.

It's Always Nice to Meet You, 2014 (Installation view) Bureau New York

Three miniature sculptures resembling objects found in nature placed on top of a yellow-tinted plinth.

Untitled (Group 123 - Convex / Concave Forms), 2006 - 2014 MDF and polyurethane support containing 3 component objects comprised of some or all of the following: Various putties, polymer clay and tempera paint 1.75 x 9.5 x 7 inches

Two miniature sculptures resembling organic matter found in nature. One is sculpted in the formation of a multi-pointed star. The objects are resting on top of a blue-tinted plinth with a white wall partially visible behind them.

Untitled (Group 110 - Pull / Line Pull / Line), 2013 - 2014 MDF and polyurethane support containing 2 component objects comprised of various putties 3.25 x 8 x 7 inches

Two handmade sculptures resembling chestnuts resting on top of an orange-tinted plinth with a white wall behind them partially in view.

Untitled (Group 113 - Shag Bark Chestnuts), 2014 MDF and polyurethane support containing 2 component objects comprised of some or all of the following: Various putties, epoxy and polyurethane 2.5 x 6.25 x 4.25 inches

On blue-tinted shelf attached to a white wall, various miniature abstract sculptures and unevenly spaced apart. The objects resemble tools, shell or bone forms

Untitled (Group 89), 2008 - 2012 Wooden shelf with acrylic support containing 15 component objects comprised of some or all of the following: Various putties, clay, polymer clay, paper clay, plastic, wire, monophilament string, plasti dip, acrylic, tempera and spray paint 2 x 14 x 11.75 inches

Image of a sculpture by Matt Hoyt showing five objects on a gray and white shelf. These objects appear to look like rocks.

Untitled (Group 87), 2007 - 2012 Wooden shelf with acrylic support containing 5 component objects comprised of some or all of the following: Various putties, wire, clay, polymer clay, paper clay, acrylic, tempera and spray paint 1 x 14 x 6.5 inches

In a large exhibition space in a museum, numerous wall mounted shelves are hung in aline with sculptures on top of them. To the left and right of the sculptures are artworks in black frames.

The Whitney Biennial, 2012 (Installation view) The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

On brown wall-mounted shelf, several miniature abstract sculptures resembling bones or rocks.

Untitled (Group 66), 2010 - 2011 Wooden shelf with mat board support containing 5 constructions comprised of some or all of the following: Clay, polymer clay, paper clay, plaster, various putties, resin, pastel, gel glue, wood glue, plastic, oil, acrylic and tempera paint 4 x 18 x 11.5 inches

On brown wall-mounted shelf, several miniature abstract sculptures resembling rocks or other organic material.

Untitled (Group 68) , 2009 - 2011 Wooden shelf with mat board support containing 4 constructions comprised of some or all of the following: Clay, polymer clay, various putties, resin, pastel, monofilament wire, plasti dip, glue, acrylic and tempera paint 1 x 16.25 x 9 inches

On brown wall-mounted shelf, two abstract sculptures resembling shards of stone or jewels.

Untitled (Group 87), 2007 - 2012 Wooden shelf with acrylic support containing 5 component objects comprised of some or all of the following: Various putties, wire, clay, polymer clay, paper clay, acrylic, tempera and spray paint 1 x 14 x 6.5 inches

An orange wall-mounted shelf attached to a white wall. Spaced evenly apart are miniature sculptures resembling bone forms or rocks.

Untitled (Group 28), 2006 - 2011 Wooden shelf with ABS and styrene support containing 5 component objects comprised of some or all of the following: Clay, various putties, resin, plastic, metal, pastel, oil, acrylic and tempera paint 4.5 x 18 x 5 inches

In a gallery space, numerous small white shelves are installed throughout the room with multiple small objects resting on top of them.

2006 - 2011, 2012 (Installation view) Bureau, New York

In a gallery space, a shelf is installed at the center of a wall, housing numerous handmade objects.

Untitled (Group 20), 2011 Wooden shelf With ABS support containing 4 component objects comprised of some or all of the following: Plaster, aqua resin, putty, plasti-dip, plastic, oil, acrylic and tempera paint 1 x 7 x 7 inches

In a gallery space, a shelf is installed at the center of a wall, housing numerous handmade objects.

Untitled (Group 24), 2007 - 2011 Wooden shelf with ABS support containing 6 component objects comprised of some or all of the following: Clay, polymer clay, various putties, plasti-dip, oil, acrylic and tempera paint 0.75 x 8.25 x 4.5 inches

On two wall-mounted shelves, numerous miniature sculptures resembling ancient tools, rocks, shells, or bones, mounted to a white wall.

Untitled, 2008-2011 Mixed media 18 x 24 x 12 inches

A brown wall-mounted shelf containing numerous miniature abstract sculptures resembling tools, shells, bones, or other organic material mounted to a white wall.

Untitled, 2009-2010 Cardboard or MDF supports, wooden shelf (optional), and 20 objects composed of some or all of the following materials: Air dry clay, polymer clay, paper clay, resin, glue, acrylic, oil, and tempera paint, matte medium, various industrial putties, synthetic hair, metal, various plastics, liquid electrical tape, pastels 12 x 24 x 13 inches