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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Carole Belliveau, strongly rooted in renaissance religious iconic art with gold leaf

My Inspiration is grounded in the spirit of the natural world....

Miguel del Rey, depicting the nude body and its infinite expressive ability
July 14, 2018| figurative sculpture

Miguel Del-Rey Vergara is a Spanish sculptor and figurative artist. Born...

Marilyn Wylder, nude figure drawing & printmaking
July 11, 2018| nude painting

An expatriate New Yorker, Marilyn Wylder now lives and works in...

Wikje Schoon, figurative stone sculpture from Netherlands
June 20, 2018| figurative sculpture

The sculptures made by Wikje seem realistic at first glance, but...

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