Ilona Szwarc


Ilona Szwarc is a photographer and artist based in Los Angeles, California. Szwarc received an MFA in Photography from Yale University and a BFA from School of Visual Arts.

Szwarc has been awarded the Richard Benson Prize for Excellence in Photography, the Arnold Newman Prize for New Directions in Photographic Portraiture, the World Press Photo. Most recently she was chosen as a FOAM Talent.

She has exhibited in the US and internationally, with recent exhibitions at Shulamit Nazarian and Regen Projects in Los Angeles, Danziger Gallery in New York and at the International Festival for Photography and Fashion in Hyeres, France.

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, Marie Claire, National Geographic, Surface and Nylon.

Ilona Szwarc