Cedric Vanderlinden is the owner and director of Underculture Contemporary. He is a veteran fine artist with over 20 years in the field, a score of successful exhibitions, and solid academic grounding, including years spent lecturing at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.

He is also a business entrepreneur with more than a decade of experience as an operations manager, salesperson and director, and is single-mindedly driven and passionate about elevating the awareness and appreciation of contemporary fine arts in Nelson Mandela Bay and the Eastern Cape.