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Evgeniya Sharp was born in the Far East of Russia in 1974. She started to draw before she started to walk and won her first regional Infant Drawing Competition at age of five. Creativity always was a huge part of her life. From an early age she was exploring different media and various crafts. Albert Einstein once said: If I can’t picture it, I can’t understand it. And she was doing her best to understand the world through her watercolor, pencils, wood or metal craving, etc.
Her first commissioning job was during High school years when the principal gave her a great opportunity to create the new posters and portraits for the history room. Trying to combine her creative side and a hunger for science she joined a Technical-Building University where she studied the basics of architecture, technical drawings along with other various sciences. In 1996 she graduated as environmental engineer, nevertheless art always was in her heart.
Although mainly self-taught, she was very lucky to have a few very talented people in her life which helped her express herself, each in a different way. Her father first of all, her Decorative Studio teacher and her friend air brush artist Anthony Desira amongst many others. Works of Dali, JMW Turner, Willem Haenraets were also a big influence on her art.
At the moment she is living and working with her husband in Reading town, England and concentrating mainly on interpretations in oil, pastel and charcoal depicting the human figure.
My website : www.filgin.com


  • Age: 40
  • Joined: August 2009

Journal

My first Exhibition in Reading, UK

Hello everyone. / I am really sorry wasn’t around much in a last few month. Thank you so much for all your comments and support even during my absence. / All my hard work is slowly starting to pay off. March 17th I had a private opening of my first exhibition in UK A Feast For The Eyes / It is not too big and I invited other very talented artist to join me for this exhibition. But the ov…
Posted about 3 years – 6 comments

Work overload :(

Dear All, / I am so sorry I wasn’t much online lately! I had a few crazy weeks and hope to sort it all out soon. Just wanted to say thank you for all your support and comments! / All the best as always! / Jen
Posted over 3 years – 2 comments

Thank you so much everyone!!!

…. I don’t really know how to thank you every one, for your support inspirational and kind words! And just for accepting me for whom I am. I had a very difficult few years, hardly been painting, but you all brought me back to life! Officially I joined RB in August 2009, but I was brave enough to put my first work online only this January. Welcoming and all responses were unbelievable, but t…
Posted almost 4 years – 4 comments