Eugene Agafonov (1879-1955) - Ukrainian painter. He was born in Kharkiv. He graduated from the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts (1907). Member of the Society of Kharkiv Artists (1905-1907). He worked in the "Art Shop" (1918-1919). He emigrated to the United States (early 1920s). Participant of numerous group and personal exhibitions and projects. The artist's works are stored in the collections of Ukraine, USA, Canada, Russia. He lived and worked in New York.