Born in Palekh. Hereditary painter, daughter of L. A. and M. I. Surkov. Member of the Union of artists of the RSFSR in 1989. In 1971-1976 studied at the Palekh art school. Teacher - N.F.Vikhrev. In 1976-1989 he worked at the Palekh art-production workshops.
Themes of works: folklore, genre scenes. Participant of exhibitions since 1984. Works by T. L. Surkova are stored in museums: the State Museum of Palekh art, the Ivanovo regional art Museum.