About the Gallery


Who We Are

ryan james fine arts founded in 2011, by Ryan James, is a contemporary gallery representing a roster of 15 artists working in the style of modern, abstract, and conceptual arts. Joined by Jessica Kravitz, in 2014, these partners cultivate a gallery program that fosters the careers of known and emerging artists alike. Our focus is to work with artists that adhere to an ideal set of principles and disciplines while building a unified body of work.

Community Board Appointments 

Bellevue Arts Museum Board of Trustees 

City Of Kirkland Cultural Arts Commission

Greater Kirkland Chamber Board of Directors

The Little Black Dress Party Board of Directors


2021 The Best of 425 Art Gallery Award 

-425 Magazine 


2020 Best Community Volunteer 

-Kirkland Reporter Best of Kirkland 


2020 The Best of 425 Art Gallery Award 

-425 Magazine 


2019 The Best of 425 Art Gallery Award 

-425 Magazine


2018 The Best of 425 Art Gallery Award 

-425 Magazine


2018 Appointed Board President 

Greater Kirkland Chamber of Commerce 

2017-2019 Appointed Commission Chair 

City of Kirkland Cultural Arts Commission


2017 Merrily Dicks Arts & Culture Award

-Greater Kirkland Chamber of Commerce


2016 A. Duane Lund Member of the Year Award 

-Greater Kirkland Chamber of Commerce 

2015 Outstanding Volunteer Award 

-Kirkland Downtown Association 


2014 Mayor's CACHET Finalist 

-City of Kirkland Cultural Arts Commission


2013 Eastside Small Business

of the Year Finalist

-Eastside Business Awards



Now offering Art Money

Art Money makes owning art easy and affordable. Payments are spread over 10 monthly installments. After paying a minimum 10% deposit, you can take your artwork home and pay the remaining balance over 9 months, interest-free.

With Art Money an artwork that costs $5,000 is only $500 a month over 10 payments (your first payment is your deposit). 

Art Money helps you enjoy art, support local artists and galleries and contributes to the long-term sustainability of local art and culture.