Thesis in the CVC - made, name unknown. The training took place in the graphical Department. Awarded the title of graphic artist.
(1900, Rostov – 1985, Leningrad)
Soviet graphic artist illustrations, honored art worker of the RSFSR, corresponding member of the USSR Academy of arts, Professor of the Leningrad Institute of painting, sculpture and architecture. I. E. Repin.
Visited scenic Studio A. I. Zvonkina (1883 – 1937), professional artist
and excellent teacher, pupil Korovin at the Stroganov school.
Since 1925, studying at the Higher state art-technical Institute
in Leningrad, first at the faculty of painting in Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin, and then
graphic from Mitrokhin, Konashevich, Kruglikova, Shillingovsky.
Upon graduation, "first rooms" cooperates with numerous publishers.
Epifanov – participant of international exhibitions in France, Czechoslovakia, Greece, Turkey, Denmark, Norway, Finland. In the USSR in 1932 – 1940 took place on the 9th of collective exhibitions, which was presented by the wizard.
In 1941 – 1945 years the artist works in the "Fighting pencil", working on the design and creation of the exposition of the Military medical Museum.
An important part of the creative heritage Epifanova are his field of work, executed with brush, pen, pencil, sometimes slightly embellished watercolor.
In the postwar years Epifanov returns to the art of illustration. The album of prints "Leningrad. The city" (1953) assigns him the glory "singer of old Petersburg".