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Gus Shafer

Address: Shafer Gallery 245 NE 30 Rd.
Great Bend, KS 67530
Telephone Number: 620.792.9342


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Leonard Enos "Gus" Shafer was born in Barton County, Kansas on January 23, 1907.  He attended grade school in a one-room frame schoolhouse near his farm home southwest of Hoisington.  He graduated from Hoisington High School in 1925.
As an adult he spent 38 years as a commercial artist.  He cast his first bronze sculpture in 1966.  He cast more than 150 different sculptures over a 9-year period. He is well known for his paintings and sculptures.
Many of his works can be seen at the Shafer Gallery at Barton Community College, 245 NE 30 Rd., just south of Hoisington off Highway 281.  Summer hours Monday - Thursday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday by appointment for groups.
Gus Shafer

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Karen Baldyga, Chamber of Commerce
123 N Main
Hoisington, KS 67544
Phone: 620.653.4311
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