Zhurov Evgeny Pavlovich was born on July 9, 1957, in the city of Don Tula region. In 1980 he graduated from the Moscow Art Institute «In Memory of 1905», and in 1992 he graduated from the Moscow State Academic Art Institute named after V.I. Surikov, easel painting workshop of professor V.N. Zabelin. He teaches drawing at the faculty of painting. Associate Professor of the Moscow State Academic Art Institute named after V.I. Surikov. Member of the Commission on Temple Art, Honored Artist of Russia.