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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Archil Pichkhadze, painting is the act of looking
August 11, 2018| figurative painting

MAKING A PAINTING I am in love with the visual world....

Katha Rossein, figurative archival dye sublimation on metal

Studying Fine Arts at NYU during the late 1960’s was a...

Renee Rouillier, magic & power of long forgotten fables and folklore

ARTIST STATEMENT “My work is greatly influenced by the art of...

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

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

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