She is currently senior researcher of photography in Department of Russian Art of XX c. in State Research Institute of Art History of Russian Academy of Fine Arts (since 2007). She is a member of AIS (associated member of AICA) since 1993 and member of Oracle since 2002.
She is member of international editorial boards of the magazines European Photography (Germany), Fotografia Kwartalnik (Poland) and IMAGO (Slovakia); her texts (about 200 numbers) were published in magazines FOTO&video, ZOOM (Russia); Aperture (USA); PHOTO (France); Multimedia art (Poland); Eyemazing (Netherlands). She has written texts for several books and albums on Russian and foreign photography. Dr. Tchmyreva is assistant professor (docent) at the Department of Art Book Design at Moscow State University of Printing Arts (since 1999). She has organized several exhibitions of Russian old and contemporary photography, contemporary arts for museums, centers for photography and contemporary arts and for festivals of photography, also for FotoFest in Houston.
She was co-founder and art-director of 1st edition of PANDUS contemporary art festival in Moscow (2007) and art-director of International festival of photography PhotoVisa in Krasnodar, Russia www.photovisa.ru (since 2008). She is one of three Russian curators of the main program of FotoFest 2012 in Houston, USA.