Charley's Childhood

                  Charley Harper grew up on his family's farm in Frenchton, West Virginia where he developed an appreciation for both wildlife and nature's beauty. His experiences and upbringing greatly influenced his vision and style throughout his prolific career. Asked when he decided to become an artist he answered, "When I discovered that I could draw better than anybody else in the fourth grade."  


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