Bio, CV and Links
Schwartz earned a Master of Fine Arts in Photography from Pratt Institute and her photographs are held in the collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Museum of Modern Art, The Smithsonian American Museum of Art, Washington, D.C., The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, The Chrysler Museum of Art, The Bibliotheque Nationale, France and The Museum Folkwang, Germany.
The Aperture Foundation published Schwartz’s third monograph, Amelia’s World, edited by Tim Barber. Images from this series were exhibited in Various Photographs, an installation curated by Barber for the New York Photo Festival and 100 Portraits—100 Photographers, a digital exhibition of current portraiture.
Two earlier monographs of Schwartz’s photographs are: LIKE US: Primate Portraits, 1993 and Dog Watching, 1995. Aperture offers two of Schwartz’s photographs in their Limited Edition Photographs.
Schwartz’s photographs have appeared in Sunday The New York Times Magazine, O Magazine, FADER, Juxtapoz , The Los Angeles Times, Interview, PDN, Stern / Germany, Marie Clair (China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Mexico), and H Magazine / Spain, Bang Art / Italy and Liberation / France
She has worked on assignment for Life and Sports Illustrated Magazines. Schwartz’s photographs are included in over forty books, including HIJACKED, a survey of photographers from Australia and the USA. Work from the Primate Series was featured in two editions of The Aperture Foundation and The Chrysler Museum of Art publication; Photography Speaks: 150 Photographers on Their Art, 2004 and The Play of the Unmentionable, an installation by Joseph Kosuth, At The Brooklyn Museum / New Press, 1992.
She received two New Jersey Council on the Arts Fellowships was a one of the ten short- finalist at the Hyeres 2010 Photography Festival in France.
Schwartz was a guest speaker and presented the Amelia series at The National Geographic Annual Seminar and gave a Master Talk at LOOK3, Charlottesville Festival of the Photograph, both in 2012.
Representation by The CLAMPART GALLERY, NYC