Paul Grendon

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South African artist and photographer

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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.

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

Last updated : 01-Nov-2016

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