Binkley Unveils Granite Banana Slug Public Art Sculpture

Written by Michael Binkley, November 8, 2017

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I was commissioned to create a sculpture for the new BC Children’s Hospital TACC facility as part of the  Children’s Healing Experience Project. The San Diego design firm of Aesthetics Inc. was hired to oversee the creation […]

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Binkley Uses CNC Machine to Carve a ZBrush File

Written by Michael Binkley, October 6, 2017

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The next step for me on my virtual sculpting path is to have a CNC robot carve one of my 3D ZBrush compositions. My friend and colleague, Carl Nelson invited me to send him one of my virtual sculptures […]

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Binkley Successfully Completes Orca Commission

Written by Michael Binkley, August 15, 2017

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I have completed a commission for an orca whale sculpture for a new collector in Portland, OR, USA. The sculpture is 16″H x 16″W x 8″D, carved from Italian portoro macchia marble and mounted on a glass base.

Normally, a sculpture of […]

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Binkley Making Progress with ZBrush Program

Written by Michael Binkley, July 20, 2017

I’ve been teaching myself ZBrush, a virtual sculpting program on my computer. I’m finding it very challenging, as the program is extremely powerful, which translates to a steep learning curve!

I posted some of my doodles a while back, but now I’ve created three files that I have had made into 3D prints. These are plastic sculptures […]

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Binkley will Mentor at NWSSA Suttle Lake Syposium

Written by Michael Binkley, July 17, 2017


I have been invited to the Northwest Stone Sculptors Association Suttle Lake Symposium in Oregon this summer to be a mentor on the field for a few days. I will also give a presentation on my discoveries in the 3D virtual world of ZBrush. This year’s Symposium will run Aug. 20 […]

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Binkley Small Painting on ArtBomb Today

Written by Michael Binkley, June 21, 2017

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I have a small painting on the auction block today on ArtBomb. It’s a little 8″ x 8″ acrylic on canvas of a male nude with arms crossed over his head, done in 2013.

If you haven’t followed my art career, […]

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Binkley Commission for Orca Sculpture

Written by Michael Binkley, June 13, 2017

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I received a commission to create another leaping orca sculpture to be executed from the lovely portoro macchia marble from La Spezia, Italy.

A film director contacted me, as he was interested in the orca sculpture that I recently sold but was […]

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Binkley’s New Studio & Gallery Takes Shape

Written by Michael Binkley,

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My new digs of studio and gallery in Squamish, BC, Canada is taking shape. My realtor and I made a site visit a few weeks ago and found the footings and foundations were finished.

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Binkley at Art in the Garden 2017

Written by Michael Binkley, May 27, 2017

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I will be exhibiting five sculptures in this year’s Art in the Garden event produced by the North Vancouver Community Arts Council.

I’ll be showing at the garden of sculptor Tary Majidi, 2155 Nelson Ave., West Vancouver from 12pm – 5 […]

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Binkley Studio – End of an Era, Part Two

Written by Michael Binkley, April 30, 2017

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As I said in “Part One,” Michelle and I have been producing and marketing my original fine art stone sculptures from our lovely 600 sf. gallery in Moodyville, North Vancouver, Canada for the past 32 years. With a bit of […]

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