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.

Mokrov Nikolai
Vladimir, Russia
Berdyshev Igor
Moscow, Russia
Volyk Pavel
Poltava, Ukraine
Astaltsev Viktor
Moscow, Russia
Gabunia Mikhail
Tbilisi, Georgia
Milokumov Sergey
Yalta, Russia
Potlov Vladimir
Moscow, Russia
Terehov Viktor
Elista, Russia
Pentyuh Vladimir
Penza, Russia
Shapovalov Sergey
Lvov, Ukraine
Bychkov Victor
Vladimir, Russia
Klyukin Oleg
Noginsk, Russia
Kuznetsov Alexei
St.Petersburg, Russia
Gorensky Gennady
Moscow, Russia
Poletayev Mikhail
Moscow, Russia
Papko  Valentin
Krasnodar, Russia