Ilona Szwarc Poland/US, b. 1984

Ilona Szwarc (b. 1984) is an artist who works in photography, sculpture, and performance. She received an MFA in Photography from Yale University and a BFA from the School of Visual Arts in NYC.  She explores themes of identity, transformation, and the dopplegänger - an inquiry rooted in her immigrant experience.  Recent solo exhibitions include Make Room (2019) and AALA Gallery (2018) in Los Angeles; and Fort Institute of Photography, Warsaw (2017). Recently, her work was included in group shows at Nathalie Karg Gallery, New York City; and Nicodim Gallery, Regen Projects, and Shulamit Nazarian Gallery in Los Angeles.  Born in Warsaw, Poland, she now lives and works in Los Angeles.