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.

Shahumyan Haghtanak
Yerevan, Armenia
Terehov Viktor
Elista, Russia
Kochukov Nikolay
St.Petersburg, Russia
Sergienko Anatoly
St.Petersburg, Russia
Efeykina Adele
St.Petersburg, Russia
Saitov Ernst
St.Petersburg, Russia
Timofeev Alexander
Rostov-on-Don, Russia
Klyukin Oleg
Noginsk, Russia
Bychkov Victor
Kovrov, Russia
Nagornov Vladimir
Cheboksary, Russia
Kuznetsov Alexei
St.Petersburg, Russia
Baytsaeva Ludmila
Vladikavkaz, Russia
Harshak Alexander
St.Petersburg, Russia
Volyk Pavel
Poltava, Ukraine
Polozov Aleksandr
St.Petersburg, Russia
Shinyaev Nikolay
Elista, Russia