Evgeni Chekrygin was born in 1960 in Kharkov, Ukraine. He is a graduate of the Republican Art School (1977). Evgeni studied in the Graphic Department of the Harkov Academy of Arts. Consumed by the importance of detail, realism, and the individual expression of his subjects, Chekrygin’s exceptional talent and excellence in academic standing earned him a Master of Fine Arts within five years instead of the customary six. He finished his studies at the Art Academy in 1985. He participates in regional and national art shows and exhibitions: Kiev, Moscow. Evgeni is a member of the All – Union Artist Association. His paintings could be found in museums and private collections in the Ukraine as well as Germany, France, Canada, and other countries; now, his artwork is being introduced into the United States.