Michael Binkley Embarks on a Year Abroad

Written by Michael Binkley, May 31, 2018

It has been a long-time dream for Michelle and I to live and work abroad for a year, and we are finally executing the plan. We have said goodbye to our cozy home in North Vancouver, BC,  Canada and are on our way to the UK and Europe.

My blog will shift a little […]

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CNC Robot at Work on Binkley Public Art Sculptures

Written by Michael Binkley, May 1, 2018

I can finally show you how 60% of my public art sculpture project for Vancity Savings Credit Union was done. For the period of production of the two granite sculptures, I was under a Non-Disclosure Agreement with Vancity, as they wanted the project to be a surprise when they were installed. Titled “Perception/Perspective”, […]

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Binkley Unveils His Vancity Savings Credit Union Sculpture Commission

Written by Michael Binkley, April 27, 2018

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On Sunday morning, April 22, 2018, I installed and unveiled my public art sculptures, titled “Perspective/Perception” in front of the Vancity Savings Credit Union in Chinatown, Vancouver, BC, Canada at the corner of Main and Keefer Streets. After months of […]

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Back to Epiphany – a Sculptor’s Return to His Moment of Inspiration

Written by Michael Binkley, April 15, 2018

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It is official. We now own our brand new studio and gallery space in Squamish, BC, Canada. After over a year of the build process we now have the keys. But I will not be moving into this space just yet. I know you […]

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Binkley’s Vancity Savings Public Art Sculpture Nearing Completion

Written by Michael Binkley, April 4, 2018

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My latest pubic art sculpture commission is nearing completion and these are detail shots of some parts of the sculptures. I’m carving two artworks in grey granite that will grace the entryway to one of Vancity Savings Credit Union’s […]

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LeSoleil Evening with Michael Binkley a Success

Written by Michael Binkley, March 13, 2018

 

LeSoleil Fine Art Gallery hosted an event for me, “An Evening with Vancouver Sculpture Artist Michael Binkley” on Thursday, March 8, 2018. Despite down pouring rain, a wonderful group of admirers turned out in attendance.

This was a opportunity for me to introduce the Gallery to my patrons and for me to be introduced to the […]

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Binkley’s Vancity Commission in Granite is Progressing

Written by Michael Binkley, March 9, 2018

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My latest public art commission for one of Vancity Savings Credit Union’s new branches in Vancouver, BC, Canada is progressing nicely. I have introduced an assistant to help me with the carving of this granite sculpture commission, and the assistant is […]

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An Evening with Michael Binkley

Written by Michael Binkley, February 27, 2018

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I am pleased to announce that I have partnered with LeSoleil Fine Art Gallery in downtown Vancouver, Canada and they are carrying a great collection of my sculptures. To celebrate this new relationship, LeSoleil is hosting an evening at their Gallery so you can reconnect with me and meet their staff.

“An […]

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3D Print in Bronzed Steel Arrives

Written by Michael Binkley, February 21, 2018

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My tiny abstract female torso sculpture that I designed in ZBrush has successfully been printed in bronzed steel. The sculpture arrived in the mail and was made at Shapeways in New York, NY, USA. I sent them my virtual file and using their 3D […]

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Binkley Tries 3D Printed Bronzed Steel Sculpture

Written by Michael Binkley, February 6, 2018

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I’ve sculpted another virtual sculpture in ZBrush – this time an abstract female torso (above). I’m trying a new medium to realize a real sculpture in 3D printed bronzed steel.

After creating this sculpture virtually, I’ve sent the file to Shapeways, a 3D […]

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