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Artist in various media, teacher, born Liverpool. Attended Willesden School of Art, 1952–5, then Royal College of Art, 1955–8, where he gained a silver medal for mural painting. In 1958 he won a travelling scholarship to France, in 1960 a Norwegian Government Scholarship, in 1962 and Icelandic Government Scholarship, in 1973 a Gulbenkian Award and in 1976 a grant from the Norwegian government to visit Norway. He was head of painting at Maidstone College of Art, 1969–71, later becoming head of the department of art at Roehampton Institute of Higher Education. Grant showed at Roland, Browse & Delbanco; Crane Kalman Gallery; Gillian Jason Gallery and elsewhere and was a member of the Society of Landscape Painters. He was the subject of a Look, Stranger programme for BBC Television, which featured his 1971 open-air sculpture at Shaw Theatre based on Joan of Arc.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)

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