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
Yaroslavtsev Anatoly
Reutov, Russia
Grechishkin Pavel
Stavropol, Russia
Smirnov Viktor
Vladimir, Russia
Rumyantsev Sergey
Kostroma, Russia
Gabunia Mikhail
Tbilisi, Georgia
Shapovalov Sergey
Lvov, Ukraine
Fedoseev Alexander
Cheboksary, Russia
Nabiulin Alexander
Kirov, Russia
Mokrov Nikolai
Vladimir, Russia
Kochukov Nikolay
St.Petersburg, Russia
Nepyanov Victor
Penza, Russia
Efeykina Adele
St.Petersburg, Russia
Shirokova Inna
Kirov, Russia
Saitov Ernst
St.Petersburg, Russia
Matushevsky Jury
Vladimir, Russia