Gobble’s colorful life


Local artist and Carnegie Historical Museum curator Mark Shafer, who was one of several artists selected to contribute to the Lee T. Gobble, “Mr. Fairfield” commemorative bronze statue commissioned in 2015 by the Fairfield Art Association, is nearly finished with his rendering.
“I call them ‘necktiles,’” Shafer said of the 16 colorful works he painted with acrylics on cotton acid-free rag board. “It’s kind of a …