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.

Kochukov Nikolay
St.Petersburg, Russia
Proshkin Vladimir
St.Petersburg, Russia
Kuznetsov Alexei
St.Petersburg, Russia
Syarov Vladimir
Yalta, Russia
Shapovalov Sergey
Lvov, Ukraine
Mariev Alexander
Kostroma, Russia
Fedoseev Alexander
Cheboksary, Russia
Matushevsky Jury
Vladimir, Russia
Kukushkin Oleg
St.Petersburg, Russia
Smirnov Viktor
Vladimir, Russia
Gabunia Mikhail
Tbilisi, Georgia
Kuvin Anatoly
Vladimir, Russia
Shirokova Inna
Kirov, Russia
Baytsaeva Ludmila
Vladikavkaz, Russia
Milokumov Sergey
Yalta, Russia
Shahumyan Haghtanak
Yerevan, Armenia