(1910 - 1974)
Elton Bennett was active/lived in Washington. Elton Bennett is known for graphics-marine-wildlife sketches.
Biography Elton Bennett
The following was adapted from a texxt by the artist's daughter Barbara Bennett-Parsons at www.eltonbennett.com:
Elton Bennett's lifelong dream always was to be an artist.
He grew up in Hoquiam in the Grays Harbor region of the Washington
Coast, where mill work, fishing and dredging are common occupations,
and Bennett himself knew many years of firsthand experience at
them. The pursuit of art was not encouraged by the people around
Elton Bennett started and stopped more than once in his plans to be an
artist. For nearly 20 years, his only formal training in art
consisted of a single year at Washington State University at Pullman in
1927 when he was 17 years old.
In 1946, Bennet
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