Kenneth Townsend 1931–1999

kenneth townsend mixed media
Still life with oil lamp
1960s, mixed media, 32 x 35cm

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Kenneth Townsend was an artist, illustrator and designed. He was based in Hastings and is known to have worked as a freelance designer for Hornsea Pottery, Chance Brothers (glass), Cuckoobird Productions (textiles) Merit (games) and James Galt & Co. Ltd (toys). He was also the art director for Pickpocket Books from 1991-1998.
He exhibited his paintings both at home and abroad and is represented in public collections in England, Scotland and Holland. He is the late brother of Dennis Townsend of Iden Pottery in Rye.