Paul Grendon

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South African artist and photographer

First name: 
Paul
Last name: 
Grendon
Date of birth: 
1954
Location of birth: 
Cape Town, Western Cape (then Cape Province), South Africa

“I am interested in making large-scale paintings that can be used in public places with imagery that is totally accessible to everyone.”

Paul Grendon was born in Cape Town, in the Western Cape. He received a Diploma in Fine Art from the Michaelis School of Fine Art at the University of Cape Town in 1982.

After leaving UCT, Grendon became a member of Afrapix and later worked as a freelance photographer and exhibition curator.


References:
• Sue Williamson. (1989). Resistance and Art in South Africa. Cape Town: David Philip.
• “Struggle Photography” [online] Available at: answers.com [Accessed 20 April 2009]

Last updated : 01-Nov-2016

This article was produced for South African History Online on 17-Feb-2011

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