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Dennis, the final journey

Dennis, the final journey

March 9, 2017 | self portrait | 2 Comments

Things have been quiet here at FigurativeArtist as we have been dealing with the illness of my wonderful husband Dennis, whose huge support allowed us to grow this website and offer support to our amazing network of artists. Being an artist, an observer, a curator, a documenter has helped me create a thing of beauty…

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Agnieszka Nienartowicz, lush figurative painting from Poland

Agnieszka Nienartowicz, lush figurative painting from Poland

Agnieszka Nienartowicz, born in 1991 in Jelenia Góra, Poland. Studied Painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk, Poland, and in 2016 she received her diploma. Her main interest is human and that what is around him. Trying to penetrate his world, she tries to catch the intimacy and self-mystery in a simple situations,…

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Derek R. Audette, fine art nude photography

Derek R. Audette, fine art nude photography

February 15, 2017 | nude painting, photography | No Comments

Derek R. Audette is a Canadian artist based in Ottawa, Ontario, working in a variety of mediums including photography, painting, mixed media, musical composition and various forms of conceptual art. He has also published two books of poetry — one of which, entitled A Condition of Experience, was selected for, and currently resides in, the…

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Judy Volkmann, big, bold & brushy faces

Judy Volkmann, big, bold & brushy faces

Faces of Humanity My artwork depicts humanity, and how physical, emotional and societal influences shape us into who we are. The figures and portraits represented are often in states of being reflective, engaged, celebratory, or confrontational. In my process of painting the figures, my aim is to capture movement, and the physical characteristics and psychological…

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Nicole Cooper, energetic brushwork, vivid colors, layers of painted flesh

Nicole Cooper, energetic brushwork, vivid colors, layers of painted flesh

February 8, 2017 | figurative painting | No Comments

In my life-sized figurative paintings, I use energetic brushwork, vivid colors, and layers of painted flesh to explore humanity as a living, growing force. Through my work I see the boundaries of where we begin and end as fluid. We connect on a cellular level, on the scale of human perception, and on a larger…

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Warren Criswell, narratives in paint & print

Warren Criswell, narratives in paint & print

February 4, 2017 | figurative painting | No Comments

I was a loner as a kid, an only child, the kind that grow up to be serial killers, bank robbers or artists. I wasn’t interested in killing but tried robbery, stole a watch in the 3rd grade but got caught and took up art. They haven’t caught me at that yet. In my oil…

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