For more than 40 years, the Loft Theatre has hosted artists
who wish to exhibit their work in the lounge areas of the
All are welcome to view the exhibitions, free of charge, when the
theatre is open to the public during the run of a Loft production.
Rio Flavelas by Lionel Bull
The Coventry and Warwickshire Society of Artists are proud to present
their group exhibition at the Loft Theatre. The show features 19
different artists using a variety of media including oils, acrylic,
pastels and textile. This month’s featured artist is Lionel
Bull from Coventry.
Lionel Bull was born in Coalville, Leicestershire and moved with his
parents at an early age to live in Longford, Coventry. He attended
Foxford School and at the age of fourteen was awarded a scholarship
for two years to the Coventry Art School. After two years with the
Royal Engineers in North Africa, he continued his apprenticeship as an
electrician and became a Freeman of the City of Coventry. Later he
joined the Coventry Art Guild, eventually becoming Chairman for a few
years, and also became a member of the Coventry and Warwickshire
Society of Artists. At present he is also a member of the Baginton Art
Previous exhibitions include: Olympia, London; Warwick Castle; Chester
Galleries; Town & Country, Stoneleigh; Herbert Art Gallery,
Coventry; Gallery 150, Leamington; and Kenilworth Festival.
Lionel enjoys painting in watercolours; his main subjects are
buildings and architecture in landscapes. His style has developed
over the years by incorporating the line of perspective into the
pictures, giving movement as rays of light and the colours in the sky
reflect on the various objects below.
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