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.

Proshkin Vladimir
St.Petersburg, Russia
Nepyanov Victor
Penza, Russia
Berdyshev Igor
Moscow, Russia
Gretsky Irina & Yriy
St.Petersburg, Russia
Gabunia Mikhail
Tbilisi, Georgia
Poletayev Mikhail
Moscow, Russia
Bychkov Victor
Vladimir, Russia
Kochukov Nikolay
St.Petersburg, Russia
Papko  Valentin
Krasnodar, Russia
Suvorova Kira
St.Petersburg, Russia
Lavrinenko Ruslan
Saratov, Russia
Saitov Ernst
St.Petersburg, Russia
Telegin Vladimir
Vladimir, Russia
Sergienko Anatoly
St.Petersburg, Russia
Syarov Vladimir
Yalta, Russia
Polozov Aleksandr
St.Petersburg, Russia