Steven Townsend is a self taught artist who was born in Colne, Lancashire, in 1955. Townsend began to paint when he was 27, during a time of redundancy and illness. He felt the urge to copy a picture of a kingfisher, and to his surprise, he found he could do it with ease. Wikipedia*
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Steven Townsend has four videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2011 House Committee as a Brigadier General for the U.S. Army. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2016 with an average of 536 views per program.