Native to Czech Republic, Sharka Bosakova completed a Bachelor degree in fashion design at the University of Liberec and a Masters degree in theatre set and costume design at the Janacek Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Brno. She moved to Australia in 2002, studied at the Queesland University of Technology in Brisbane and graduated with a Masters degree in theatre/creative industries.
Sharka has been active in the design industry for over 10 years and has worked on ballet, contemporary dance, new music, opera, theatre and film productions. Her visual arts interest are in photography, painting and drawing.
In 2011, she established a self titled label, Sharka Bosakova, focusing on creating garments and small objects of adornment, made in collaboration with artists working in diverse media.