2020 4th Biennial

Visual Impressions Juried Show 

The Purpose

Held every other year, ryan james fine arts utilizes Visual Impressions

to source new artists working in the fields of Modern, Abstract, Conceptual

 to represent in the WA area. 

Exhibition October-November

ryan james Belltown capsule location

2207 2nd Ave Seattle 98121

Jury Panel

Kerry Itami- 2020 VI Curator

Patricia Cameron- Art Consultant,

Founder Patricia Cameron Gallery

Milan Heger- Artist,

Principal Heger Architects

Ryan James- Gallery Director,

Founder ryan james fine arts

Karin Kidder- Board of Trustees, 

Bellevue Arts Museum

Jessica Lambert- Arts Non-Profit Director,

Founder VALA Arts

Dawn Laurant- Art Appraiser,

Principal Laurant Fine Arts Appraisal 

Rand Perez- Corporate Art Curator, Nytec Inc. 

Nancy Whittaker- Gallery Director, Museo Gallery


First Place Cassandra Locke

Curator's Award Christine Romanell

Tsuga Framing Peoples' Choice Hannah Seki

Emerging Artist Grant Jibril Emanuel

RJFA Placement: Kellie Becker,

Cammy Davis, Janice Taylor, Paul Young

Past Award Winners

2018: Curated by Kimberly Balla

1st Place Gianna DiBartolomeo

2nd Place Lynette Charters

3rd Place Seya Kim

RJFA Placement Jeffrey Glossip,

Nino Yuniardi,


2016: Curated by Charlotte Dean

1st Place Grace Lim

2nd Place Qin Tan

3rd Place Claire B Jones

Director Award Courtney Odell

RJFA Placement Kimberly Balla

Laura Viola Preciado, Rebecca Woodhouse

2014: Curated by George Tuton

1st Place Adriana Quezado

2nd Place Jeemin Kim

3rd Place Katlyn Hubner

NW Framing Peoples' Choice Adam Yaw

Woodmark Award Janene Pierce