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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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FROM THE BLOG

Chippie Kennedy, figurative nude sculpture
November 13, 2019| figurative sculpture

Chippie Kennedy’s work is driven by her fascination with the presentation...

Geoffrey Laurence, Painting is about looking not speaking
November 6, 2019| figurative painting

I was born in Patterson, New Jersey not long after the...

John Kelly, using traditional techniques for modern sensibility
October 26, 2019| figurative painting

I was born in Paris, where I live now, and grew...

Betsy Podlach, sensuous figurative abstract expressionism

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


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