GRANT, Vivien M

1939 - ?

Born in Surrey in 1939, daughter of Gerald O. G. Grant (14 December 1903-1966), a surveyor's clerk, and his wife Freda née Davey (13 April 1905-1985), who married at Risbridge, Suffolk in 1932 and in 1939 were living at 10 Court Road, Caterham, Surrey. As Vivien Grant, she married at Redhill, Surrey in 1963, David J. Lishman, and are the parents of Marian Lishman [q.v.]. Vivien Grant has been painting for a number of years with her favourite medium being pastels but also expanding to watercolour and oils. She paints not only floral and wildlife subjects but also beach scenes. As Vivien Grant she has exhibited regularly at 'Art on the Prom' at Felixstowe since 2011, usually with daughter Marian and exhibits from their gallery on Bent Hill, Felixstowe from her studio at 18 Barnfield, Capel St Mary, Ipswich.