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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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Westcoast Figurative, 7 artists of the human form

Through a line, a gesture, human voices wake us. Seven artists...

Nils Gleyen, figurative painting the world of Haute Couture
January 11, 2017| figurative painting

Nils Gleyen is a painter drawing his inspiration from the world...

Alison DeArruda, expressive & cubistically structured style

My work features an array of subject matter and is rendered...

Raúl Campos, magic realism fusion of figurative & abstract

Artworks generally done with oil on canvas and using figurative methods...

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