Home - Contemporary Figurative Artist Gallery & Directory

One common passion – the art of the human form unites this talented group of contemporary international figurative artists. From serene and sublime portraits to quirky and surprising life studies, each artist offers their own unique style of capturing the human body for your discovery.

Creating connections – between artists & art collectors, galleries, students & art lovers.

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This is a juried & curated site. All artists appear with their permission. Each artist presents artwork of high quality in their own distinct personal voice. You will find emerging artists, mid-career and artists at the upper end of very distinguished careers. Many are highly regarded in their chosen fields of specialty.

While some do not wish to be defined only as figurative artists, the love for the human form is what unites them on this site.

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J T Winik, sfumato elements & atmospheric imagery
March 7, 2018| figurative painting

Figurative artists throughout history, from Rembrandt to Gerhard Richter were early...

Michel Angela Petersen, gloriously irreverent figurative ceramic sculpture

Like chapters in a good novel, Michel’s art career is an...

Brad Kunkle artwork Anne of Green Gables TV

Anne with an E Main Title from Imaginary Forces on Vimeo....

Rachelle LeBlanc, figurative art textiles
February 24, 2018| textiles

PINIC – 55″x54″ Hand dyed & hooked wool, cashmere on linen...

“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” Edgar Degas