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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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Alan Feltus, Awakenings: Becoming an Artist

by Alan Feltus Why do certain people decide to become artists?...

Claudia Olds Goldie, gorgeous ceramic figurative sculpture

  Claudia Olds Goldie has had numerous solo exhibitions in the...

Patrick Earl Hammie, Parent Portraits

Parent Portraits Portraits of Carolyn and Ervin Hammie, 2019, oil on...

Linda Friedman Schmidt in the Every Woman Biennial

Linda Friedman Schmidt – I am very excited to be included...

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