Gallery Drop-In Saturdays Final Weekend

Written by admin, December 16, 2015

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This is the final weekend for my Gallery Drop-In Saturdays exhibition before Christmas.

Michelle and I say a big thank you to those who have already visited. It is wonderful to see continued support for me and my work. We’ve made […]

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Michael Binkey’s Drop-in Saturdays Exhibition 2015

Written by admin, November 30, 2015

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Usually at this time of year, I host my annual Studio Show on a single weekend. But this year, I’d like to have a little change. The gallery will be open each Saturday in December before Christmas from 11am until 5pm.

I […]

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Female Derriere Marble Sculpture

Written by admin, November 12, 2015

“Behind the Curtain” is another in my exploration into the human nude underneath drapery – or in this case, behind drapery. This is a female nude from behind from shoulders to thighs that appears to have backed up into a white curtain.

It is a high relief style with the attention focused on the figurative side […]

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Binkley Sculpture Commission for a Professional Dancer

Written by admin, October 24, 2015

I was commissioned by patrons to carve a sculpture that they wanted to present to their daughter as a birthday gift. The recipient is a professional dancer and owner of the Howe Sound Dance Academy in Squamish, BC, Canada. My patrons sent me photographs of their daughter in action and their intent was to give […]

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Imperial Metals Corp. Presents Binkley Sculptures at Treaty Signing

Written by admin, October 21, 2015

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I was commissioned by Imperial Metals Corporation to create three presentation gift sculptures for their subsidiary company, Red Chris Development Company Ltd. On July 27, 2015 an Impact, Benefit & Co-Management Agreement between the Tahltan Nation and Red Chris was signed. Leaders of […]

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The Owl and the Pussycat Sculpture Commission

Written by admin, September 15, 2015

I was commissioned by a long-time supporter to create a special sculpture that he wanted to give to his wife for her milestone birthday. Alleyne Cook has been our gardening mentor for decades and he and his wife, Barbara love my work. Alleyne wished to surprise her with my rendition of the Owl and the […]

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NWSSA Symposium at Suttle Lake, Oregon, USA

Written by admin, September 2, 2015

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I attended the Northwest Stone Sculptors Association’s Oregon symposium which was held at Camp Sisters on Suttle Lake situated on the east side of the Cascade Mountain range. The location was brand new for the Assoc. this year, having had […]

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Female Nude Under Drapery Sculpture

Written by admin, August 12, 2015

Michael Binkley has sculpted a female nude under a full length veil. Titled “Adrift in Veiled Gesture,” this is another in Binkley’s exploration into marble sculpture that has the illusion of a naked figure covered by thin fabric, like linen.

Carved from bardiglio marble from Carrara, Italy, this four foot tall figurative sculpture is both erotic […]

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Deaccessioning a Binkley Marble Sculpture

Written by admin, August 4, 2015

Michelle and I deaccessioned a marble female nude sculpture in our sculpture garden. I carved the piece, titled “Enya,” in 1988 for the opening of one of my exhibitions. “Enya” is carved from calacatta marble, which is quarried at Carrara, Italy, but she began to deteriorate while outdoors in the sculpture garden and became unsalable. […]

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Maria Exhibition in Assisi, Italy

Written by admin, July 27, 2015

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Michelle and I discovered a delightful sculpture exhibition while we were visiting Assisi, Italy this spring. It was in the little church, Santa Maria della Rose, just across the street from […]

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