Portrait Of An Artist

frances new smFrances Kendall is a contemporary realist whose painting is characterized by vivid color and translucent light.

Kendall paints portraits, landscapes and wildlife. She works in oil on canvas and her large portraits often include exquisitely detailed interiors.

Born and raised in Kenya, and since then living in South Africa, Kendall finds herself drawn repeatedly to the images and iconography of Africa. She seeks to create beauty and in doing so to give pleasure.

Story of an Author

A lively account of Frances’s adventures back-packing through Africa in 1972 has recently been published as a Kindle eBook on Amazon.

Her earlier books include the best seller South Africa: the Solution co-authored with her husband Leon Louw and published in 1986.