Gerasimova graduated from the Leningrad Choreography School (1977), Vera Mukhina Higher School of Art and Design (1983).
In 1983-1993 Gerasimova worked at the Plant of Applied Arts (Borisov, Minsk region, Belarusian SSR), designed about 300 exclusive models. From 1995, she was a teacher. From 1999, Gerasimova headed the Department of Fine Arts of Voronezh State Pedagogical University. Since 1987 she has been participating in regional, zonal, republican, international exhibitions. The personal exhibitions were held in Prague (1988), Minsk (1990), Voronezh (1995, 2005).