Lighthouse Point: Eugene Garin 24"x36" Oil on canvas (1922–1994) born in Odessa, Ukraine, (under USSR at the time). He inspired many of today's great seascapists through his tremendous talent and imagination. Garin was best known for his rendition of the transparent wave. His paintings hang in many major collections throughout Canada, England, South America, South Africa, Japan, Mexico and Russia. Admired by art critics and his contemporaries, Garin is assured a place in history.