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.

Volyk Pavel
Poltava, Ukraine
Solodov Vsevolod
Tver, Russia
Gabunia Mikhail
Tbilisi, Georgia
Gretsky Irina & Yriy
St.Petersburg, Russia
Frantsuzov  Boris
Vladimir, Russia
Nepyanov Victor
Penza, Russia
Syarov Vladimir
Yalta, Russia
Shinyaev Nikolay
Elista, Russia