Still active after more than 30 years in the art scene, Lionel Lofton Arts continues to grow and accepts commissions for offices and homes. You can view current works including figurative acrylic painting, at the website Portfolio page. 

Biography

Lionel Lofton

Thelma Harris Art Gallery, Two-Man Art Exhibition: Kevin Kole and Lionel Lofton 
Nov. 2017-Dec. 2017 Oakland, CA

"This Postman Collects," Art Exhibition The Rapture of Kerry and C. Betty Davis
Clark Atlanta University Art Galleries. Atlanta, GA January 17-July 1, 2016.

White Linen Night 2015- Color II. Art Exhibition August 28, 2015 to 
September 3, 2015.

Black Heritage Through Visual Rhythms Juried Art Show. 
Dayton, Ohio January 2015

The Gallery At Actors Theatre of Louisville 20th Annual Art Exhibition 
January 7- February 16, 2014 Louisville, Ky.

African American Treasures from the Kinsey Collections 
Art Exhibition October 26, 2014. Houston Tx. 


Houston Museum of African American Culture
Gallery At Actors: 19th Annual African American Art Exhibition 
January 8 - February 17, 2013. Louisville, Ky.


2005 National Black Arts Festival, 
Atlanta, GA

2004 Visions II, African American Museum, 
Hempstead, New York

2004 The Vision From Within:, 
The APEX Museum, 
Atlanta, GA

2004 National Black Arts Festival, 
Atlanta, GA

2004 Thelma Harris Art Gallery, 
Oakland, California

2004 The University Museum, 
University of Delaware (Paul Jones Collection)

2004 The University Museum, 
Texas Southern University, 
Houston, TX

2003 Group Show, The Museum of Fine Arts, 
Houston, TX

2003 National Black Arts Festival, 
Atlanta, GA

2003 "Visions From Within:
New Images From the Historically Black Colleges and Universities." 
The Black Academy of Arts and Letters, 
Dallas, Texas.

2003 Citywide African American Artist Exhibition,
The Museum of Fine Arts, 
Houston, TX.

2003 "Recent Works" Ebony Fine Arts Gallery, 
Dallas, TX.

2002 National Black Arts Festival, 
Atlanta, Georgia

2002 Kathleen Coleman Art Gallery, 
Houston, Texas

2002 African American Museum,
Sankofa-Art Auction
Dallas, Texas

2002 Bayou Art Festival, 
Houston, Texas

2001 Citywide African American Artist Exhibition 2001 
Houston, TX.

2000 Bayou Art Festival Houston, TX.

1999 “Recent Work”, Ebony Fine Arts Gallery, 
Dallas, TX.
“Black History Month”, 
The Harmon and Harriet Kelly Collection Art Exhibition, 
San Antonio, TX.
“Painting and Print” October Gallery, 
Philadelphia, PA.


1998 “Reflection of Our Soul”,
Irving Arts Center,
Irving, TX.

1997 “First Annual Citywide African Artist Exhibition”, 
Houston, TX.

1996 “From Whence We Come”,
MC Anthony Art Gallery, 
Ft. Worth, TX.
“Annual Art Exhibition”, 
MC Anthony Art Gallery, 
Ft. Worth, TX.

1995 Imprints Traveling Exhibition of Works by Texas Print Makers.
Museum of Science and Industry Juried Art Exhibit, 
Chicago, ILL.

1994 Group Show, Art League of Houston, 
Houston, TX.
Group Show, La Chic Art, Civic and Social Club, 
Orange, TX.

1993 Black Creativity Juried Art Exhibition, 
Museum of Science and Industry, 
Chicago, ILL.
Southwest Black Art Exhibition, 
Museum of African Life and Culture, 
Dallas, TX.
Fourteen African-America Artists’ Visual Experience, 
The Ya Ya Art Gallery, 
New Orleans, Louisiana.

1992 Art Exhibition, 
Artistic Expression,
Atlanta, GA.
Race and Ethic Studies, 
Texas A&M University, 
College Station, TX.

1991 “Painting” Jo’s Limited Edition. Art Gallery, 
Detroit, Mich.
“Prints”, X-Pression Art Gallery,
Indianapolis, Ind.
Kalamazoo Black Fine Art Competition ’91, Kalamazoo Institute of Art, 
Kalamazoo, Mich.

1990 Art Stravaganza Juried Exhibition,
Chattanooga, Tenn.

1989 “Exhibition of Paintings”, Black Heritage Gallery, 
Houston, TX.

1988 Forerunner and Newcomers, 
An Exhibition of Houston’s Leading African American
Artist, University of Houston
Clear Lake, Houston, TX.
Exhibition of Painting, Multicultural Center, 
Corpus Christi, TX.
Exhibition of Painting, Prairie View A&M University, Martin Luther King Art Gallery, 
Prairie View, TX. Exhibition of Painting, Diverse Works, 
Houston, TX.
Nooks and Crannies, Treebeards, 
Houston, TX.
Exhibition of Painting, Speed Art Museum, 
Louisville, KY.
Exhibition of Painting, Alabama State University, 
Montgomery, Ala.
Exhibition of Painting, O’Kane Gallery, University of Downtown, 
Houston, TX.
Exhibition of Painting, The Black Art Alliance, Carver Museum, 
Austin, TX.

1987 Exhibition of Painting, 
Barnes-Blackmon Galleries, Houston, TX.

1985 Drawing Conclusion, 
Art League of Houston, Houston, TX.
Regional Black Artist Exhibit, 
L.B.J. Building, Austin, TX.
Pieces of Heritage, 
City Hall, Houston, TX.
Faculty, Student, Alumni Exhibit, 
El Centro Community College, Dallas, TX.

1984 Exhibition of Paintings, 
Houston Public Library, Houston, TX.
Southwest Black Art Exhibition, 
Museum of African American Life and Culture, 
Bishop College, Dallas, TX.
1980 Exhibition of Paintings, 
Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX.