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Michael's Gallery

Michael's Gallery

For over 50 years, Michael Ibey has been a major force within the art and framing industry. Inspired by his family's art business, he began designing and building one-of-a-kind frames as a teenager. Since then, he has built a thriving career doing framing designs, art commissioning, buying and publishing for Michael's Gallery.
Early in his career, Michael was a pioneer in the framing and printing world. Michael had major success selling art and framing throughout the United States.

In the 80's, Michael's gallery commissioned extraordinary painter Robert Lyn Nelson, who is celebrated for his marine paintings and "Two Worlds" style, to paint his first, widely successful diptych called Hanalei Nani. With this diptych, Michael created a new form of printing referred to as "mixed media serigraph"; this technique blends serigraphy colors to a lithograph.

Since the late 90's, Michael has been acquiring an eclectic array of works by acclaimed artists such as Kimm Byers, RC Gorman, Eyvind Earle, Jorn Fox, John Genis, Hans Skalagard, Breck Rothage, Maria, Aldo Luongo, Barbara Owens, Orlando Agudelo-Botero, Itzchak Tarkay and more. His collections are sought after and sold to auctioneers, cruise lines, retail galleries and private collectors.

An influencer to his core, Michael has been a leader in shaping the industry over the years with his innovative approach! Today, Michael is the owner of Michael's Gallery in Costa Mesa, CA where he is helping clients find unique art from his eclectic collection to enhance and add expression to their businesses and homes.

Bidder Reviews for Michael's Gallery (35)

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Virginia City, MT

Dec 09, 2022
Great Service
Easy payment process, reasonable fees and prompt delivery. Thanks!
Maxfield Parrish "Daybreak" Lithograph on Paper

Tekamah, NE

Dec 07, 2022
Excellent experience
Couldn't have asked for the items to be packed any better
Frank McCarthy "When Omens Turn Bad" Signed Lithograph

Denver, CO

Nov 15, 2022
you won't be disappointed
i had great delivery and commutation
Pablo Picasso Plate Signed Lithograph on Arches

Coventry, RI

Nov 09, 2022
You will be HAPPY!
Item was exactly as advertised and I appreciated the foil lined styrofoam insulation for climate control, have not seen that used before. I highly recommend Michael's Gallery.
Fred Bonn "Steaming South to Carson City" Signed Litho

Las Vegas, NV

Nov 01, 2022
Michael's Gallery was easy to deal with after the auction
After the auction, I asked if a local relative could pick up the item. I gave Micheal's their name and my brother-in-law picked up the painting with absolute ease. Thank you Micheal's Gallery!
Ralph Hulett (Unknown) Signed Original Watercolor

Camden, SC

Oct 16, 2022
Excellent experience
My items were shipped quickly and were securely packaged. Pleased with entire experience.
Jacob Richard Landscape Original Oil on Board Signed

Poughkeepsie, NY

Oct 16, 2022
Great professional service, smooth transaction
Great experience!
George R. R. Martin "A Game of Thrones (The Illustrated Edition)" Signed

Ann Arbor, MI

Sep 27, 2022
Professional service at every step
Item was just as described. Communication with the auction house was prompt and clear; payment was simple; and in house packaging and shipping was handled professionally. Delivery was safe (I was very pleased with the packaging) and prompt. I am happy to recommend Michael's Gallery based on my experience, and would not hesitate to bid and buy from them again.
Michel Delacroix "Aux Deux Magots" Singed Litho

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