About us

Established in 2014 by Emebet Korn, Desta Gallery serves as a vibrant nexus of contemporary art, inspired dialogues, and authentic connections. With a background in design, art, and philanthropy, Emebet’s multifaceted experience forms the foundation for the gallery’s curatorial programs. She actively engages with local and international artists, participates in art fairs and events worldwide to enhance the gallery’s offerings.

Located in downtown Mill Valley, California, in the San Francisco Bay area, Desta Gallery represents a roster of artists working across various disciplines who create compelling works and constantly seek innovative ways to expand their artistic practice.

The gallery takes an active role in assisting both new and seasoned collectors in expanding their personal or business collections. In addition, The gallery’s personalized consulting services assist clients in the sourcing and acquisition process of specific contemporary artwork.

Desta Gallery brings together artists, collectors, art enthusiasts, and the community at large by fostering creative expression, conversation, and connection. The gallery hosts artist receptions, art and design-related discussions, poetry readings, and speaking engagements highlighting mindful practices and socially relevant themes. These speaking engagements also serve as a vehicle to fundraise for selected non-profit organizations, reinforcing our commitment to making a meaningful impact in our community.