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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Life drawing with Adobe Sketch painting app
December 6, 2017| life drawing

Download the free Adobe Sketch painting app and take some time...

Margaretta Gilboy, a life in art
November 30, 2017| figurative painting

Sunset, Myself Margaretta Gilboy passed on in 2017. Gallery Artists Annual...

Pilar López Báez, paintings of childhood memories
November 4, 2017| figurative painting

STATEMENT I am very interested in memory. Our memories are our...

Ginny Merett, collage mix of delight, shenanigans & tension
November 2, 2017| mixed media art

Ginny Merett is a multimedia artist. Her work is a charismatic...

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