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.

Matushevsky Jury
Vladimir, Russia
Shirokova Inna
Kirov, Russia
Sidorenko Sergey
Moscow, Russia
Kuznetsov Alexei
St.Petersburg, Russia
Syarov Vladimir
Yalta, Russia
Grishin Gennady
Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Fedoseev Alexander
Cheboksary, Russia
Mariev Alexander
Kostroma, Russia