Bella Mesa

ART IN THE GARDEN: MAY 21 IN LA MESA

 

May 18, 2010 (La Mesa) – Enjoy Art in the Garden this Friday from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at Gio Bistro Wine Bar. O’Dunn Fine Art and Bella Mesa Galleries will showcase artwork for sale, offering special pricing for art garden visitors. Also enjoy free wine-tasting, appetizers, and visiting with local artists and gallery owners.

 


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BELLA MESA GALLERY OPENS, BRINGS NATIONAL-CALIBER ARTISTS TO LA MESA’S DOWNTOWN VILLAGE

By Leon Thompson
Photos by Leon Thompson, Takayuki Higuchi, and Miriam Raftery

October 29, 2009 (La Mesa) – “In the ‘30s, La Mesa was an artists’ and film-makers destination,”  Gabriel “Gabe” Giordano, co-owner of the new Bella Mesa Gallery at 8080 La Mesa Blvd., said at a grand opening party  on October 10th. “Tonight, one has the feeling it is about to be revived.”

 

Guests included Joshua Rose, editor of American Art Collector magazine. Rose came from Arizona to cover the opening of Bella Mesa, which features national-caliber artists.  Most notable is Sean Diediker, who was recently commissioned to create a portrait of Barack Obama  presented as an inauguration gift to the President by his campaign staff and Vice President Joseph Biden.


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