Born in Palekh. Hereditary painter, daughter of A. S. Peskov. Member of the Union of artists of Russian Federation since 1992. In 1977-1982, he studied at the Palekh art school. Teacher - A. V. Gordeev. In 1982-1989 worked at the Palekh art-production workshops. In 1992 he participated in the creation of the iconostasis of the Church of Elijah the Prophet in Palekh. Died 8 Aug 1995, buried in Palekh. Themes of works: folklore, genre scenes. Participated in exhibitions since 1989. M. A. Novikova (Sand) are stored in museums: the State Museum of Palekh art, the all-Russian Museum of decorative-applied and folk art.