A New Studio Wasn’t Built in a Day

Written by Michael Binkley, November 13, 2019

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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Moving into a New Studio and Gallery Space

Written by Michael Binkley, September 5, 2019

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I’m finally moving into my new studio and gallery in Squamish, BC, Canada. Its been a convoluted journey since my exit from my old location in 2017. Michelle and I purchased a new-build light industrial unit and after many delays, it was […]

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The Burghers of Calais…In Calais

Written by Michael Binkley, May 14, 2019

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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 Adds Two Pieces to International Sculpture Collection

Written by Michael Binkley, April 17, 2019

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I wrote previously of my experience as Artist in Residence in Andalusia, Spain. Here are still photos of “Macael Maiden” (above, a 5 foot tall torso) and “Emergence” (below, a 5 foot long horse emerging from a […]

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Binkley Visits Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain

Written by Michael Binkley, February 15, 2019

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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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Binkley Completes His Andalusian Residency

Written by Michael Binkley, February 11, 2019

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I have completed my Artist in Residency at the Kitty Harri Sculpture Garden in Andalusia, Spain. It has been a wonderful experience and I produced two large sculptures for the permanent international art collection which I hope will […]

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Binkley Nearing Completion of Andalusian Residency

Written by Michael Binkley, January 16, 2019

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I have been enjoying my residency at the Kitty Harri Sculpture Garden in Andalusia, Spain.

I have been tasked wth carving two sculptures for the Garden’s permanent public art collection. My first piece, executed during the month of December, 2018 is a classical […]

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Binkley is Artist in Residence in Andalusia

Written by Michael Binkley, December 16, 2018

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I have begun my two month residency at the Kitty Harri Sculpture Garden on a shoulder of the mountain above Otivar, Spain in the Andalusia region and just inland from Almuñecar on the Costa del Sol. This magical space was founded at the turn of […]

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Binkley Experimenting with Adobe Draw

Written by Michael Binkley, November 19, 2018

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Michelle and I have a month of travel between our two months working in studio in Italy and my Artist in Residency in Otivar, Spain. To keep my “finger in the pie” so to speak, I’ve discovered an app for my […]

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Binkley Visits Museo di Gigi Guadagnucci

Written by Michael Binkley, November 7, 2018

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How have I not heard of the incredible sculptor, Gigi Guadagnucci before? Nicolas Bertoux suggested we visit the only museum in Versilia dedicated to a single artist at Villa della Rinchiostra, owned by the Malaspina family, in Massa, Italy. Guadagnucci was a good […]

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