born in Moscow in 1960. She graduated from Fedorov Moscow State University
of Printing Arts, The Faculty of Graphical Arts in 1986. During 80’s
and 90’s she has designed series of books in etching technique for the
following publishing houses: "Raduga", "Progress",
"Molodaya Gvardiya". From 1991 Olga Pluzhnikova is a member
of the Moscow Union of Artists. Her first solo show took place in 1992.
During 1994–2004 she has studied at the Graduate School of Fine Arts
in Kiel, Germany and has worked in Paris (France), in Lubeck and Hamburg
At present she lives and works in Moscow. She has mastered variety of genres, techniques and different materials: oil on canvas, on papyrus, on wood, on paper; graphic etchings with aquatint, Livre D'Artiste.
Olga’s works are in the MOMA (Moscow, Russia), Museum of Dinan (France,
Bretagne), Hall of Fame of Quentin Mayor’s Office (France, Bretagne),
Landscape Museum (Russia, Ples), private collections in the USA, Great
Britain, Europe, China, South Korea and Russia.
Since 1989 till 2003 she has taken part in many group and personal exhibitions in Russia, Germany, France, South Korea, the USA.
2000-2003 – Solo show "Winter Journey" at The Manege Gallery, ST'ART, ART PARIS, Moscow;
Solo show, International Arts Campus, Cite, Paris.
2003 – Multimedia art-project (music, painting, video)
with the pianist Boris Berezovskiy "Pictures from Exhibition"
by Modest Musorgsky, National Centre Chan-Kai-Shi, Taipei, Taiwan.
2004 – "Pictures from Exhibition". Moscow International Performing Arts Center, Moscow;
Solo show “Wanderer”, Gallery 48, Dinan, France;
Solo show, Belle Ile, France;
Solo exhibitions, Lubeck, Germany;
"Book of an Artist", Group exhibition at the National Center
of Contemporary Arts, Moscow.
2005 – Russian consulate in Gothenburg, Sweden;
"The world of painting", Moscow.
2006 – «Tres loin de Paris», Art-Manege, Moscow;
"Classmates", Moscow House of Nationalities, Moscow;
Solo show “Inside-Outside at the editorial office of ”Nashe Naslediye” magazine, Moscow;
Art-project "Bretagne", Art-Manege, Moscow;
Solo show at the residence of the Ambassador for the European Union , Moscow.
2007 – "Artefact", New Manege, Moscow.
2009 – Solo exhibition in Zurich, Switzerland.
2010 – «Inside – Outside: Olga Pluzhnikova-Orlova’s famous notebooks", The Solyanka State Gallery, Moscow, Russia;
«Inside – Outside: Olga Pluzhnikova-Orlova’s famous notebooks", EXPO-88, Moscow, Russia;
Duo exhibition “Russia – France: Sutyagin – Pluzhnikova” – “Pushkin House”, London, Great Britain;
Solo show at the Gallery “Les”, Moscow, Russia.
2011-2012 – Art project "Grand French Journey", EXPO-88, Moscow, Russia;
"Paris is always with me”, Gallery “Kovcheg” Moscow , Russia.
2013 – Art-project "The First book", Tsaritsyno Museum, Moscow, Russia;
Art-project "Marques”, Cervantes Institute, Moscow, Russia.