Born in 1962 in Moscow. Graduated from the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography and Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam. The artist has been working with different media such as oil painting, photography and video. She participated in group and solo exhibitions in Russia, Austria, Poland, Germany, Montenegro, Italy, Great Britain, France, China, USA etc. Her latest solo exhibitions took place in London (“Olga Chernysheva”, Calvert 22, 2010), Wien (“Inner Dialog”, Bank Austria Kunstforum, 2009), Moscow (Present Past in Baibakov Art Projects, framework to 3rd Moscow International Biennale of Contemporary Art), Istanbul (“Adventure Istiklal”, part of Istanbul Biennial in Yapi Kredi Kazim Taskent Art Gallery in 2009) and others. Olga Chernysheva’s works are in collection of the following museums and foundations: State Tretyakov Gallery (Moscow), Stella Art Foundation (Moscow), Moscow Museum of Modern Art, MoMA (New York), Tate Modern (London), Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (Berlin). Lives and works in Moscow.