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Silkscreen art show on Shaw

One of Elton Bennett
One of Elton Bennett's silkscreens.
— image credit: Contributed photo

The Elton Bennett Estate Art Show and Sale is at the Shaw Island General Store Annex at the ferry landing, July 4, 5, 6 and 7, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily.

Bennett, who was born in 1910 and died in 1974, remains the undisputed master of the silkscreen art form.

Born on the coast of Washington, his images of the ocean, mountains, and waterways of the Pacific Northwest capture the beauty and essence of the a time gone by.

Bennett and his wife Flora died in a plane crash in 1974. His remaining original works were placed in a trust which later became the property of his daughters. The bulk of his estate originals will be donated to The Polson Museum in Hoquiam, where plans are underway to create a building dedicated to exhibiting Bennett’s work.

For more information, contact Barbara at 360-532-3235, email, or visit

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