Los Angeles, CA, United States
Ilona Szwarc (American and Polish) is an artist based in New York City and Los Angeles, California.
Szwarc received an MFA in Photography from Yale University in New Haven, CT and a BFA from School of Visual Arts in New York City. She has had solo exhibitions at Foley Gallery in New York City, Claude Samuel in Paris, France and Maison de la Photographie in Lille, France. Her work has been shown in group shows internationally – in London, Bilbao, Warsaw, Chicago and New York. Szwarc has been awarded Richard Benson Prize for Excellence in Photography, Arnold Newman Prize for New Directions in Photographic Portraiture, World Press Photo 2013. In 2014, she received Alice Kimball Traveling Fellowship from Yale University. Szwarc’s photographs have been featured in numerous publications worldwide including The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, TIME, The UK Sunday Times Magazine, The Telegraph Magazine.
2015 - Richard Benson Prize for Excellence in Photography, 2014 - Arnold Newman Prize, 2014 - Alice Kimball English Traveling Fellowship, 2014 - PDN's 30: New and Emerging Photographers to Watch, 2013 - World Press Photo, Observed Portraits, 2013 - Magenta Flash Forward Emerging Photographer, 2012 - PDN Annual
- Still life