Binkley Commissioned for Sculpture for BC Children’s Hospital

Written by Michael Binkley, March 11, 2017

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I have been commissioned to create a sculpture for the new Teck Acute Care Centre at BC Children’s Hospital. In the Spring of 2016, I entered an open call competition for public art sculpture for the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation’s […]

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Binkley Commissioned to Create Bald Eagle Sculpture

Written by Michael Binkley, March 9, 2017

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I was commissioned to create a special sculpture that was to be a presentation gift. Patrons Jim and Barbara approached me to create a sculpture that was to be a gift from Jim’s late mother, Isabelle to their son-in-law, […]

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Wrap-Up for Soapstone Carving Workshop

Written by Michael Binkley, March 7, 2017

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I was asked by the North Vancouver Community Arts Council to lead a soapstone carving workshop for beginners. We were very happy to have Melanie, Darrell, Don, Colleen and Charlotte join me for three consecutive Tuesday evenings in February.

We […]

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Binkley to Teach Introductory Soapstone Workshop in February

Written by Michael Binkley, January 9, 2017

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I have agreed to teach a soapstone carving workshop through the North Vancouver Community Arts Council (NVCAC) in February 2017.

The workshop is open to adults and youth and will run Tuesday evenings, Feb. 7, 14 & 21 from 7 – 9pm […]

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Another Binkley Out to Sea

Written by Michael Binkley, November 17, 2016

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My abstract sculpture, “Angel” carved from Carrara white marble has found a home on the newest vessel of Regent Seven Seas Cruises. The Regent Seven Seas Explorer was christened on July 13, 2016 in Monaco by her highness, Charlene, Princess […]

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Binkley Commissioned to Create FANS 2016 Awards

Written by Michael Binkley, October 27, 2016

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I have been commissioned to create the FANS 2016 recognition awards and they are pictured above.

FANS is the Fund for the Arts on the North Shore of Vancouver, BC, Canada. Each year, the annual awards gala “recognizes and honours distinguished North Shore artists, […]

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Binkley Owl Flies to Prince Edward Island

Written by Michael Binkley, October 24, 2016

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I am pleased to announce that my sculpture, “Stately Owl” has found the home of acupuncturist, Daniel Schulman in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Daniel contacted me via email, saying he loved the piece and wanted it to complete a vignette he was […]

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Shuswap School of Carving 2016 – Wrap-up

Written by Michael Binkley, September 28, 2016

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I lead another stone carving workshop at the Shuswap School of Carving and Arts in Sorrento, BC last week. The Shuswap Carvers Society runs the School, each year held at the Sorrento Centre […]

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Another Binkley Bird ArtBombed

Written by Michael Binkley, September 26, 2016

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I have another of my abstract bird sculptures on the auction block at ArtBomb tomorrow, photo above and more at the ArtBomb site.

This one is carved from a variety of white marble, called venato fantastico that is quarried in the […]

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Binkley teaches at BC Carving School for the Arts 2016

Written by Michael Binkley, September 18, 2016

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I will be leading a stone carving class this coming week at the BC Carving School for the Arts in Sorrento, BC. I’ve packed my portable studio and have about 1,200 pounds of limestone and Carrara marble blocks for the class participants loaded […]

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