Jilda Schwartz is a graduate of Art Center College of Design. She has worked as an art director and illustrator in film, television and print, and has taught painting, drawing and mixed media at private and public schools in the Los Angeles area. For the last twenty-five years, her focus has been sculpting in clay and painting. She currently divides her time between her West Los Angeles gallery and sculpting and painting in her Palm Springs studio. Her work has been exhibited in galleries and museums and can be found in private collections throughout the world.