Technology in the Stone Sculpture Process

Written by Michael Binkley, January 12, 2021

I’ve been experimenting with creating virtual maquettes for sculpture projects, using the application ZBrush for a few years now. The above illustration shows a female nude that I sculpted virtually and had tested as a 3D print in plastic and finally a cast in steel with a bronze patina. I am interested in exploring the […]

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Binkley Part of Squamish Art Walk 2020

Written by Michael Binkley, November 3, 2020

I am pleased that our gallery, Binkley Studio Ltd. is a participating venue in the Squamish Art Walk 2020. The Art Walk runs the month of November, and is presented by the Squamish Arts Council. Our gallery will be open regular hours of Tues. – Sat. from 10am to 4pm.

As usual, I will be here […]

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Squamish Chief newspaper Welcomes Binkley

Written by Michael Binkley, July 9, 2020

What a nice welcome we received from the Squamish Chief newspaper today. Reporter Dan Falloon interviewed us last weekend and published this lovely article, Sculptor Hosting open houses in Squamish

Michelle and I are looking forward […]

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Summer Saturdays in the Studio

Written by Michael Binkley, July 2, 2020

As British Columbia, Canada cautiously re-opens to Phase 3 during the global pandemic, we invite you to pay a visit to our new gallery and studio in Squamish. Michelle and I will have the doors open to you for […]

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Gallery and Studio Officially Open

Written by Michael Binkley, May 13, 2020

We are happy to announce the official opening of our new Sculpture Gallery & Studio, in Squamish, BC, Canada. We invite you and (up to) 5 friends to join us for small group visits, booked by appointment to see the […]

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After 40 Years, A Perfect Score!

Written by Michael Binkley, March 4, 2020

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

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 finished […]

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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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