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.

Kuvin Anatoly
Vladimir, Russia
Kukushkin Oleg
St.Petersburg, Russia
Astaltsev Viktor
Moscow, Russia
Shahumyan Haghtanak
Yerevan, Armenia
Vystropov Andrej
Volgograd, Russia
Ergaliev Farid
Ufa, Russia
Yaroslavtsev Anatoly
Reutov, Russia
Fedoseev Alexander
Cheboksary, Russia
Terehov Viktor
Elista, Russia