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.

Shinyaev Nikolay
Elista, Russia
Gretsky Irina & Yriy
St.Petersburg, Russia
Kuvin Anatoly
Vladimir, Russia
Polozov Aleksandr
St.Petersburg, Russia
Terehov Viktor
Elista, Russia
Kuznetsov Alexei
St.Petersburg, Russia
Frantsuzov  Boris
Vladimir, Russia
Shahumyan Haghtanak
Yerevan, Armenia
Syarov Vladimir
Yalta, Russia
Vasilyeva Irina
St.Petersburg, Russia
Ergaliev Farid
Ufa, Russia
Shapovalov Sergey
Lvov, Ukraine
Lastochkin Sergey
St.Petersburg, Russia
Smirnov Viktor
Vladimir, Russia
Tkachev Mikhail
St.Petersburg, Russia
Anikeev Mihail
Vladimir, Russia