Our Story

Owned by Michael and Elizabeth Lynberg, Gallery-by-the-Sea Carmel opened in 2013 and has become a favorite of many people who have fallen in love with this remarkable part of the world. Sharing the beauty of the California coastline through Michael’s artwork, the gallery has become one of the area’s most popular art galleries and one of the “Top Things to Do” as rated by reviewers on TripAdvisor.

"We do our best to create a fun and welcoming experience, and consider our clients to be the heroes of the story. If you are on a quest to add beauty and inspiration to your home and office, we are here to be your helpful guides. Our goal is to add to your cherished memories of Carmel."

A California native, Michael is an acclaimed landscape and seascape photographer who uses some of the same tools and post-production techniques as matte painters and concept artists at today’s movie studios. His dramatic and impressionistic works of art are collected by art lovers and around the world.

Gallery-by-the-Sea Carmel also features gorgeous paintings and fine-art photography by best-in-class local artists. Among its many treasures, you will find spectacular artwork of Pebble Beach, Spyglass Hill, Spanish Bay and other local golf courses, and a growing selection of unique and alluring abstract and contemporary art.