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49 Downtown House, 8 x 10 inches, oil on panel. going to be. But my father, being a child of the Depression, when I told him I was going to be an artist he asked if I was going to get a job with the New York Times, next to the poets.” He spent the bulk of his career travelling to art shows up and down the East Coast, attending a real-world course in what he calls “Art Show 101.” During this time, Wexler pri-marily made beautiful beach scenes and picturesque landscapes that would appeal to a distinctly American sense of nostalgia. This style was at least partially cultivated. “When I first set out to do this, I wanted to be relevant to any people in America,” he says. “It had to be universal.” Armed with youthful bravery and passion for painting, with his supportive wife by his side, Wexler achieved some renown as a watercolorist. He credits this in large part to his late wife and business partner, Myrna. is your financial advisor a fiduciary?  Scott D. carl, cFP® receive professional financial advice without the product pitch.  www.greenlaneadvisors.com • (910) 632-0884 EvEning and Saturday appointmEntS availablE contact us to schedule a free consultation www.wrightsvillebeachmagazine.com WBM


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