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.

Gabunia Mikhail
Tbilisi, Georgia
Telegin Vladimir
Vladimir, Russia
Pentyuh Vladimir
Penza, Russia
Mariev Alexander
Kostroma, Russia
Venkova Iya
St.Petersburg, Russia
Balakshin Evgeniy
Saransk, Russia
Poletayev Mikhail
Moscow, Russia
Proshkin Vladimir
St.Petersburg, Russia
Shahumyan Haghtanak
Yerevan, Armenia
Tkachev Mikhail
St.Petersburg, Russia
Shinyaev Nikolay
Elista, Russia
Pozdeev Sergei
Feodosia, Russia
Nagornov Vladimir
Cheboksary, Russia
Frantsuzov  Boris
Vladimir, Russia
Astaltsev Viktor
Moscow, Russia
Kuvin Anatoly
Vladimir, Russia