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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Graeme Balchin, the artist’s journey & craft of painting
December 11, 2019| figurative painting

I have been diagnosed with cancer myself and the first thing...

Chris Roberts-Antieau, NEVER give up on your dream
December 7, 2019| mixed media art, textiles

Chris Roberts-Antieau – textile and mixed media artist If is one...

S. Richard Shook, painting shared experiences

B. 1955, Mason City Iowa. B.A Art and Design, Iowa State...

Consuelo Hernández, considered important contemporary Spanish artist
November 30, 2019| figurative painting

CONSUELO HERNÁNDEZ is Spanish figurative painter, in the current of realism,...

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