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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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Betsy Podlach, sensuous figurative abstract expressionism

What type of painter am I? I am a figurative painter...

Gregory Grenon, representation of pure emotion, oils on glass

I lived in Detroit, Michigan with my mother and father and...

Kathryn Jacobi, Sleepwalking through the Apocalypse
September 28, 2019| figurative painting

Sleepwalking through the Apocalypse is a group of images that initially...

Jason deCaires Taylor, underwater sculpture museums

Earthworks or Land Art In 1968, the Virginia Dwan Gallery in...

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