Place Art in the Bathroom – Yes, You Can!

Written by Michael Binkley, December 27, 2010

powder room displaying sculpture and paintings

A collector came by the other day to pick up a piece he had recently purchased at our Studio Show. It was a 12″ square charcoal of a nude with her back turned […]

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Photographing Sculpture

Written by Michael Binkley, December 23, 2010

photo of black sculpture and white sculpture against white background

An interesting note about photographing sculpture:

When using a contrasting background colour to the subject, the eye is initially drawn to the profile shape of the sculpture. Then the […]

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The Sculpting Process – Before and After

Written by Michael Binkley, December 20, 2010

These two photos are of a 6′ tall limestone sculpture called “Awakening”. The before picture shows where the stone has a rough drawing on it, and the finished sculpture is in the after photo. The photos […]

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Congratulations to Sculpture Winner- Sara G.!

Written by Michael Binkley, December 16, 2010

Congratulations to the winner of the sculpture draw at the Studio Show, December 2 – 5, 2010. Many people entered their names in our free draw to win this Italian marble bear.

The winner is Sara G., a second […]

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NYC the David Rubenstein Atrium

Written by Michael Binkley, December 15, 2010

During our recent NYC trip in mid-November, we happened upon the David Rubenstein Atrium at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. Running out of steam and in desperate need of an afternoon coffee, […]

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Do Architects Design for Looking Up?

Written by Michael Binkley, December 10, 2010

This shot was taken during a recent trip to NYC somewhere around 57th Street and 3rd Avenue…to be honest we were running to a dinner date, and I can’t remember where we were. We cut through this breezeway […]

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Thank You!!!!

Written by Michael Binkley, December 7, 2010

A big THANKS to all who attended this year’s “Studio Show”.

The turnout was phenomenal and the place was hopping with collectors, supporters and new faces which made for an interesting mingling of artistic energy. A special thanks to all the Binkleys who braved the highways and airports to make it to the show and help […]

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Michael Binkley’s 30 Year Anniversary Show

Written by Michael Binkley, December 2, 2010

Today is the first day of “The Studio Show”! This year we celebrate Michael’s 30 years of sculpting, with original drawings and paintings to honour his start in art as a two-dimensional artist. There will also be the […]

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Upcoming 30 Year Anniversary Sculpture Show

Written by Michael Binkley, November 30, 2010

As we prep for the upcoming sculpture show, the list of things to do grows and grows.

Michael’s last day in the studio for production was yesterday. Now he attends to the other stuff – pressure washing, window washing, lighting the show and tidying up. As I head into my last two weeks of school, my […]

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A Visit to The Noguchi Museum

Written by Michael Binkley, November 27, 2010

We visited the Noguchi Museum in NY last month during a fun getaway to the big apple. It had been a long wait to visit this Japanese-American’s sculptures in situ – one visit left us staring at a […]

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