After 40 Years, A Perfect Score!

West Vancouver Recreation Centre

I’ve just received my 170th consecutive job application rejection. Over the past 40 years, I’ve submitted to 170 municipal open call public art competitions and I’ve been rejected from all of them. […]

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A New Studio Wasn’t Built in a Day

I’m feeling that what started on September 1, 2019 as a huge empty space has quickly shrunk in size! In early September, a crane truck took two loads of heavy raw stone and my equipment from storage to the studio and I’ve been ferrying smaller items in my truck each time […]

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The Burghers of Calais…In Calais

michael binkley sculptor stone sculpture burghers of calais france bronze rodin

Auguste Rodin is a sculptor whose work I’ve long admired, so it was moving for me to witness his sculpture, “The Burghers of Calais” while Michelle and I visited the city.  I’ve always wanted to see this edition of the sculpture, so […]

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Binkley Visits Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain

michael binkley sculptor stone sculpture guggenheim bilbao spain

I have always wanted to visit the Guggenheim Bilbao Museum, Spain and I finally realized this goal with a visit on February 10, 2019. I have read about the architecture of the Museum and seen a few photographs of it, but I was startled […]

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