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Acclaimed Hardy County artist subject of new documentary


Before becoming a self-described “West Virginian by choice,” having spent half his 85 years living and working in his home and studio atop a remote Hardy County ridgetop, nationally recognized artist Robert Singleton arrived at his West Virginian homesite by chance.

Singleton was in Washington D.C. preparing for an art exhibit when he decided to drive west in search of a location that afforded him privacy, with “no interruptions, devoid of all man made distractions,” and “space to breathe freely and search for answers.”

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