Ilona Szwarc is a photographer and artist living and working in Los Angeles, California. Szwarc received an MFA in Photography from Yale University and a BFA from School of Visual Arts. 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. Szwarc has been awarded Richard Benson Prize for Excellence in Photography, Arnold Newman Prize for New Directions in Photographic Portraiture, World Press Photo and most recently chosen as FOAM Talent. Her work has been exhibited both in the US and internationally, most recently in Los Angeles at Regen Projects and Shulamit Nazarian, and in New York at Danziger Gallery.