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Starting the Year off Right

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

2011 was a happy year for us at the Handler Studio. As December drew to a close, Murry decided to donate a recently finished large acrylic painting of Caribou, seen from a great distance silhouetted against the dark horizon, to an animal rescue farm in Oregon. His cousin is a principal in a non-profit venture, […]

Duke Eye Center Exhibit

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

January 6 through March. Duke Eye Center will exhibit the Attitudes Series of prints, along with Daybreak and a pair of acrylic paintings, Nod to Thelonius. The Duke Eye Center Connector Gallery, between the Wadsworth bldg. and Arie Bldg., is open Mon. through Fri. 7AM-6PM and free to the public. 2351 Erwin Rd., Durham.

Winter 2011-2012 News

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

Holiday Greetings and best wishes for a wonderful New Year! After a glorious and busy fall, The Handlers are in full winter mode. We’re looking forward to a number of shows already scheduled for 2012,  where we hope to see you. Before we tell you about those, here’s a brief recap of our Autumn activities. […]

Mythica Series

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

The sensitive paintings in the Mythica series, with their dream-like and ethereal quality, evoke images of goddesses and muses from ancient tales. The major work in this series was purchased by a collector for his Chapel Hill, NC home. Having recently accepted a long-term teaching position in the Far East, he rented his home and […]

Social Commentary Solo Show Reception

Saturday, November 5th, 2011

Murry Handler’s Social Commentary/Political Theme exhibition was the focus of a   public reception on Oct. 21. An interested crowd of visitors viewed the works and read the commentary with interest, while enjoying wine and hors d’oeuvres compliments of the Durham Art Guild. The show continues through Nov. 13. Visit the web-link to read more. […]

Juried Black and White Show

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

FrAnk, the sophisticated Art Collective in Chapel Hill is presenting a Black & White show with the juried artists limited to only black and white palettes. This is, as many of you already know, Murry’s preferred approach and his forte. It will be fun to see a gallery filled with so many artists creative approach […]

Durham Art Guild Members Show

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

In spite of the record heat, Murry Handler will be busily exhibiting in two group shows in the triangle area and preparing for two solo shows in Sept. Durham Art Guild is presenting its Annual Members Show. For this year’s event Murry has produced a new acrylic painting called Andromeda. It’s part of the series […]

Spring 2011 News

Saturday, June 4th, 2011

April – May News & Notes Art of the Auction at the NC Museum of Art Over 500 artists from across N.C. and surrounding states submitted works to a distinguished panel of jurors who then selected the 100 or so pieces to be auctioned off as a benefit for the N.C. Museum of Art Foundation. […]

FrAnk Art Gallery Gala

Saturday, April 30th, 2011

There was a large and very happy crowd in Chapel Hill, celebrating the First Anniversary of the Frank Art Gallery on Franklin St. Off the Wall was the event, where each ticket holder was able to select his choice of art donated by participating artists. For $200 a ticket, guests were able to select from, […]

Earth Action Month

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

Earth Action Month is being celebrated in Chapel Hill with a number of art-related events. To recognize the importance of conservation and care of our environment, Chapel Hill Town Hall is displaying ‘Beyond Earth’, Handler’s wry social commentary on man’s disregard for our planet. The five section acrylic painting at 6′ x 10′ makes a […]

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