Soviet painter, graphic artist, poster artist. Member of the USSR Academy of Arts. Grigory Alekseevich Tomenko was born on November 16, 1915 in with. Big Rogozyanka, now Kharkiv region. Member of the Great Patriotic War. He graduated from Kharkov Art College (1934-38) and Kharkov Art Institute (1938-42), where he studied under M. Fedorov, S. Prokhorov, O. Khvostenko-Khvostov. Member of the Kharkov branch of the Union of Artists of Ukraine since 1942. Tomenko G.A. – participant of republican, all-Union and international exhibitions since 1946. Personal exhibitions of the artist: Kharkov – 1959,1965,1975, 1986; Odessa – 1959; Lviv – 1966; Kiev – 1968; Zolochiv (Kharkov region) – 1990 year. Tomenko Grigory Alekseevich taught at the Kharkov State Art Institute. In 1949 he was appointed to the post of associate professor. People’s Artist of Ukraine since 1966. He died on October 24, 1994 in Kharkov. Products G.A. Tomenko is stored in museums, galleries and private collections in Ukraine and abroad.