About us

The gallery owner, Emebet Korn, combines her experiences in design, art, and philanthropy to curate esthetically pleasing, conceptually stimulating, and socially engaging exhibitions. Emebet frequently attends major industry events such as international art fairs, gallery conferences, and art forums to stay current in the art market. Her passion and commitment to creative expression and her desire to build meaningful relationships are the foundation for supporting her clients’ needs.

Desta Gallery is a contemporary art gallery located in the heart of downtown Mill Valley, California, featuring emerging, mid-career and established artists. The gallery hosts artist receptions, art-related conversations, poetry readings, and speaking engagements highlighting socially relevant themes. Desta Gallery strives to connect collectors, artists, and communities in an atmosphere that inspires creativity, reflection, and awareness. Also, the speaking engagements serve as a vehicle to fundraise for selected non-profit organizations.

Desta Gallery welcomes the opportunity to work with both new and established collectors to help build their art collections. In addition to the gallery’s inventory, the gallery offers consulting services to assist clients in the sourcing and acquisition process of contemporary artworks. The gallery also has an online presence and supports clients worldwide, and offers interest-free financing. We are available to answer any questions. Please don’t hesitate to contact us.