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.

Volyk Pavel
Poltava, Ukraine
Kapelko Vladimir
Moscow, Russia
Vasilyeva Irina
St.Petersburg, Russia
Polozov Aleksandr
St.Petersburg, Russia
Kochukov Nikolay
St.Petersburg, Russia
Ergaliev Farid
Ufa, Russia
Rumyantsev Sergey
Kostroma, Russia
Terehov Viktor
Elista, Russia
Grishin Gennady
Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Papko  Valentin
Krasnodar, Russia
Bychkov Victor
Vladimir, Russia
Venkova Iya
St.Petersburg, Russia
Panov Eduard
Moscow, Russia
Traugot Valeriy
St.Petersburg, Russia
Gorensky Gennady
Moscow, Russia
Anikeev Mihail
Vladimir, Russia