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.

Panov Eduard
Moscow, Russia
Shapovalov Sergey
Lvov, Ukraine
Potlov Vladimir
Moscow, Russia
Yaroslavtsev Anatoly
Reutov, Russia
Gretsky Irina & Yriy
St.Petersburg, Russia
Proshkin Vladimir
St.Petersburg, Russia
Terehov Viktor
Elista, Russia
Gabunia Mikhail
Tbilisi, Georgia
Berdyshev Igor
Moscow, Russia
Papko  Valentin
Krasnodar, Russia
Bogachev Andrey
Voronezh, Russia
Emelyanov Aleksandr
Barnaul, Russia
Vystropov Andrej
Volgograd, Russia
Astaltsev Viktor
Moscow, Russia
Mokrov Nikolai
Vladimir, Russia
Balakshin Evgeniy
Saransk, Russia