Artists / Honored artist

Meritorious Artist, Zasluzhenny artist, also translated as Merited Artist, Deserved Artist or Distinguished Artist or Honorary Artist is an honorary title in the Soviet Union, Russian Federation, Union republics, and Autonomous republics, also in some other Eastern bloc states, as well as in a number of post-Soviet states.
The title is awarded by a national government to painters for exceptional achievements in arts.

Polozov Aleksandr
St.Petersburg, Russia
Pozdeev Sergei
Feodosia, Russia
Suvorova Kira
St.Petersburg, Russia
Smirnov Viktor
Vladimir, Russia
Kuznetsov Alexei
St.Petersburg, Russia
Saitov Ernst
St.Petersburg, Russia
Fedoseev Alexander
Cheboksary, Russia
Pentyuh Vladimir
Penza, Russia
Panov Eduard
Moscow, Russia
Rumyantsev Sergey
Kostroma, Russia
Proshkin Vladimir
St.Petersburg, Russia
Volyk Pavel
Poltava, Ukraine
Baytsaeva Ludmila
Vladikavkaz, Russia
Kochukov Nikolay
St.Petersburg, Russia
Berdyshev Igor
Moscow, Russia
Poletayev Mikhail
Moscow, Russia