Harry Bonath

Washington St. Seattle 1965

watercolor 30x22

Harry Bonath (b.1903 - d.1976)
  1955 SPGA Founder
  1958 SPGA Charter Member
  First-ever SPGA President (1955-second half)

Was also a President of the Seattle Art Directors Society, and of the Puget Sound Group of Northwest Painters. Seattle's residents during the 1940's, 50's and 60's were very familar with Harry's work, as he was a regular cover illustrator for The Seattle Times Sunday Magazine. In addition to his high-profile work as the Northwest's premier commercial artist of the 1940's and 50's, he was also well-known for his fine art. His exhibitions were shown at the Seattle Art Museum, the Frye Art Museum, and several national American Watercolor Society exhibitions including New York, Sacramento, and San Francisco.