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.
Artwork by Jackie Terrett
This month’s exhibition is shared by artists
Jackie Terrett and Jacqui Smithson.
Jackie Terrett is a full-time figurative artist/painter, working in a
wide variety of media. She has exhibited nationally, including in
London, and has work in private collections in the UK and abroad.
Jackie spends her time between rural Leicester and North Wales. Much
of her inspiration is gained from observing the effects the passage of
time has on the landscapes which are familiar to her. Interests in the
Celtic and early Christian traditions influence her multimedia works,
along with more personal references, including elements of self
For more information visit Jackie’s website (see link below).
Jacqui Smithson is a mixed media artist working from her home
in Kenilworth. She is inspired by the beautiful British coastline and
many of her acrylic seascapes are based on areas of South Wales and
Alongside her painting Jacqui makes felt which she then embellishes
with silks, stitch and all manner of threads to produce intricate
‘felt paintings’. She runs felt-making workshops in
Kenilworth which are ever popular and great fun. Email
for details of classes.
Jacqui will be exhibiting as part of Warwickshire open studios in the
summer where you will be able to view a new body of her work.
She is also the exhibition seceretary for the Coventry and
Warwickshire Society of Artists. They will be holding their annual art
exhibition in May/June 2014 at Gallery 150 in Leamington Spa as well
as continuing their successful exhibitions here at the Loft Theatre.
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