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.

Terehov Viktor
Elista, Russia
Volyk Pavel
Poltava, Ukraine
Mokrov Nikolai
Vladimir, Russia
Fedorov Alexander
Cheboksary, Russia
Berdyshev Igor
Moscow, Russia
Kuznetsov Alexei
St.Petersburg, Russia
Anikeev Mihail
Vladimir, Russia
Traugot Valeriy
St.Petersburg, Russia
Mariev Alexander
Kostroma, Russia
Nepyanov Victor
Penza, Russia
Shahumyan Haghtanak
Yerevan, Armenia
Gorensky Gennady
Moscow, Russia
Grishin Gennady
Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Polozov Aleksandr
St.Petersburg, Russia
Rumyantsev Sergey
Kostroma, Russia
Kochukov Nikolay
St.Petersburg, Russia