In 2007–2011 she also served as restoration artist in the Russian Museum and Deputy Director for Restoration at PROstil Architectural Restoration Firm. She also oversaw the restoration project of the San-Galli Mansion,built in the 19th century. Majored in Art Studies at the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts, and in Socio-Cultural Service and Tourism at St. Petersburg University of Management and Economics. Maksimenko has published research dedicated to studying and restoring valuable artifacts of ancient Russian applied arts.
Artist Restorer of the 1st Category, Russian Museum .