Born in the town of Belozersk, Vologda region. In 1978-1983 he studied at the Palekh art school. Teacher - B. M. Nemtinov. In 1983-1989 he worked at the Palekh art-production workshops. Themes of works: folklore, genre scenes. Participant of exhibitions since 1995. The work of O. A. Terentyeva (Makarova) are stored in the Russian Museum of decorative-applied and folk art.