Lionel Aggett Biography
Lionel was born in 1938 in Widdon Down on the edge of Dartmoor, Devon. He was educated at Exeter School and Kingston School of Art and Architecture, whilst there he was awarded two study scholarships to Venice and Rome. He was elected a member of the Royal Institute of British Architects in 1967 and while practising won six architectural awards. Painting had always been his first love and in 1991 he gave up architecture to devote himself to painting full time.