Antiques Road Trip presenter Natasha Raskin Sharp has become hugely popular thanks to her time on the show – but far from presenting, she has a close relationship with her famous father. Here are all the details…
Natasha Raskin Sharp is a familiar face thanks to his stint on popular daytime shows such as the BBC Journey on the road of antiquities and Bargain hunting. But it’s not just Natasha who is becoming famous for her work in the art and auction industry; his father, Philip, is also well known.
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The pair clearly have a sweet bond with Natasha who has previously spoken of her father’s influence on their career, and she is often their biggest cheerleader. Find out more about their sweet relationship below…
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Who is Natasha Raskin Sharp’s father?
Philip Raskin is a renowned Scottish artist, known for his work on landscapes and seascapes. His incredible work has been featured in exhibitions and sold around the world. He keeps a relatively low profile, but Natasha often references his work on his social media to his Instagram and Twitter followers.
Philip, 75, was born in Glasgow and studied at the Glasgow School of Art in the 1960s. His career didn’t just focus on art, however. Before succeeding in the art world, he ran a restaurant for 20 years alongside Natasha’s mother.
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Natasha participates in Bargain Hunt and Antiques Road Trip
What did Natasha Raskin Sharp say about her father?
Natasha previously said her father was the reason she ended up pursuing a career in auctioning. But it seems his parents have always been an inspiration to the TV presenter, with Natasha having once said HELLO! how she first thought she would end up working in hospitality.
The 35-year-old said: “I thought I was going to follow in my parents’ footsteps. My parents were restaurateurs for 20 years and I just assumed I would either continue to run their restaurant or to do something in the hospitality industry myself, but when I was about 15 […] my parents have decided to abandon their restaurant.”
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Natasha is her dad’s greatest cheerleader
It was then that Natasha began studying art in Glasgow and soon after attended her first auction with her father. “It hadn’t occurred to me to work in the auction world,” said the Bargain hunting said the star.
“If it hadn’t been for my dad, I wouldn’t have known you could do such exciting things or auction contemporary art, which I continue to do to this day. so a lot to thank him for and I remember very, very clearly a real highlight,” she added.
Did Natasha Raskin Sharp share photos of her dad?
Natasha shared a number of photos with his dad in recent months to promote his works, in particular his paintings which have been auctioned to help raise funds for those affected by the conflict in Ukraine.
Natasha often shared updates about her dad’s work on social media
Posting a picture of Philip standing by his easel in April, Natasha wrote: “This is my dad, Philip (love this picture of him!) One of his paintings, ‘Time and Tide’ (lot 7) is in the upcoming charity auction “Art For Ukraine” 100% of proceeds from this painting will be donated to the Association of Ukrainians in Britain Click the link in bio to find out…or just swipe right !”
Most recently, in June, Natasha and her father were pictured at the Strathaven Hotel holding another of Philip’s incredible pieces, saying the auction was holding another sale of his work due to popular demand .
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