JUN 27, 2014 - JUL 27, 2014 “A man who advocates aesthetic effort and deprecates social effort is not likely to be understood by a class to which social effort has become a stale matter” -Thomas Hardy, "Return of the Native"
NOV 30, 2013 - DEC 20, 2013 Stephen Pardy + Sandra Márcia
OCT 19, 2013 - NOV 1, 2013 Portraits and figures from the Cassady/McCourt collection. Common Sense is pleased to invite visual art enthusiasts from Edmonton and around the world to attend the opening reception for “Looking Back: Portraits and Figures from the Cassady McCourt Collection” from 2 – 4 pm on Saturday, October 19th. Featuring … Continue reading Looking Back
JUN 7, 2013 - JUN 28, 2013 I first met Mitchel Smith in 1982, shortly after he had graduated from the fine arts program at the University of Alberta. He was making abstract paintings which were quite good at that early stage, but what I remember most from that meeting was being impressed by his … Continue reading Mitchel Smith: Faktura
NOV 30, 2012 - DEC 15, 2012 Common Sense proudly announces the opening of “Coloring Book,” a solo exhibition of new sculptures by American artist Walter Early. A recent transplant to Edmonton, Walter Early is originally from Kentucky. He developed an interest in sculpture while attending the University of Kentucky, where he received his BFA. … Continue reading Walter Early: Coloring Book
NOV 2, 2012 - NOV 24, 2012 Charles Grabinsky + Neil McClelland + Robert Dmytruk + Patrick Jacob + David Shkolny Common Sense happily announces the opening of “Conversations,” a group exhibition of pictures and sculptures by western Canadian artists Charles Grabinsky, Neil McClelland, Robert Dmytruk, Patrick Jacob, and David Shkolny. The five artists represented … Continue reading Conversations
OCT 5, 2012 - OCT 27, 2012 Common Sense invites you to attend “How Deep My Pleasure,” a solo exhibition of recent paintings and drawings by Boston- based artist and art writer Franklin Einspruch. Einspruch’s work concentrates on the figure, which he depicts with an economical line and evocative hues using mixtures of watercolour, gouache, … Continue reading Franklin Einspruch: How Deep My Pleasure