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.

Anikeev Mihail
Vladimir, Russia
Nagornov Vladimir
Cheboksary, Russia
Venkova Iya
St.Petersburg, Russia
Proshkin Vladimir
St.Petersburg, Russia
Sergienko Anatoly
St.Petersburg, Russia
Shahumyan Haghtanak
Yerevan, Armenia
Timofeev Alexander
Rostov-on-Don, Russia
Rumyantsev Sergey
Kostroma, Russia
Gretsky Irina & Yriy
St.Petersburg, Russia