Experience & Credits

Designer Sculptures for "Collections 85", CA  "Austin Productions Inc, NY and "Jaru", LA
Award Winner Daumier Sculpture Award, Armand Hammer Museum, 1993.
Poster Designer "There'll Always Be a Brentwood", published by Brentwood Art Guild.
"The Tree of Life
"published by Posters, Paris France
Instructor "Art Appreciation", Brentwood Unified Science Magnet School.
Restorer Antique dolls for Tony Duquett's "Our  Lady Queen of Angels", Museum of Science and Industry, Los Angeles.
Designer "Hermes" fine silk scarves, Paris.
Window Designer for "Le Printemps" 
department store,Paris, France.
Author and Illustrator "Poutou et Pitchoun", published by Dessain et Torla, Paris.
Illustrations for children's magazines
(Pomme d'Api), Livre Disques for Philips and LP Record covers for Barclay.
Designer Le Printemps Store, Paris
Restorer Le Louvre Museum Paintings and 
Frescoes, in l'Atelier Boyer & Vidal,
Paris, France.

Education

LEFT PART RIGHT PART
1962-64 Les Arts Décoratifs, Paris, FRANCE
1961-62 Les Beaux Arts, Rabat, MOROCCO
1960 Graduated from Lycée, Rabat, MOROCCO

"One Woman Show" 1mn 37s
  Creative Arts Center Gallery, Burbank.


"Doors" 3mn16s
  Creative Arts Center Gallery, Burbank.


Solo Exhibitions

2016 Napa Gallery, One Woman Show, Karin Swildens "OF HOUSES AND HORSES",
CSUCI (California State University of Channel Islands)
March 2016, Camarillo CA
2015 Hamilton Gallery, One Woman Show, Karin Swildens "HEAD COUNT" Sculptures, Oil paintings, Water Color, Wall sculptures, Jan 2015, Santa Monica CA
2013 Hamilton Galleries, "Karin Swildens FRONT and BACK" Sculptures and drawings, Santa Monica, CA 
2013 Del Mano Gallery, "Karin Swildens-Finding Joy and Humor in Life" Online SOLO Exhibition June 2013, Los Angeles, CA
2012 Les Jolis Tresors Gallery,"Enchanted Wonderland", Long Beach, CA
Bisque Fired Clay sculptures aka "DOORS"
2007 Midvale Court, HOME/STUDIO show
Los Angeles, CA.
"Animal, Human, Spirit"
Clay and Bronze Sculptures.
2005 Creative Arts Center Gallery, Burbank, CA.
"One Woman Show" 74 Clay sculptures and 14 Pen & Ink Drawings.
2001 Gasp Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"Tactility" Clay and Bronze Sculptures
and Pen & Ink Drawings
1999 Artscape Gallery, Long Beach, CA.
"Of Women And Horses"
Clay and Bronze Sculptures
1996 L'Alliance Francaise de Los Angeles. The French Alliance of Los Angeles Cultural Center, CA.
"Retrospective Exhibition",
Clay Sculptures
1994 Venus Blue, West Hollywood, CA
"Erotic Art Show", Clay Sculptures

1991 Band B Gallery, Venice, CA
Pen & Ink Drawings
1984 Neiman Marcus Gift Gallery,Beverly 
Hills, CA.
"Invitational Show", Clay Sculptures.
1983 Brand Library Gallery, Glendale, CA
Wood and Clay Sculptures
1977 Gallerie Prema, Lochem, HOLLAND. Drawings and Paintings
1976 Gallerie Bric A Brac, Haarlem, HOLLAND.
Drawings and Paintings

Group Exhibitions

Sept 2016 Simone Maudhui's garden Show,
"10th annual Art in the Garden"
Los Angeles, CA
June 2016 McGroarty Arts Center, "Teapot themed show" Tujunga, CA
2013 French Consul's Residence, "Amitie Expo" Beverly Hills, CA
2013 McGroarty Arts Center "10th Annual Ceramic Exhibition, All Cup 2"
Tujunga, CA
2012 McGroarty Arts Center "9th Annual Ceramics Invitational, Tujunga, CA
2012 Simone's Garden Art Show, Santa Monica,
"7 artists"
2012 Les Jolis Tresors, Long Beach, 
"Enchanted Wonderland"
2012 Tribe &Folk Art Gallery, Studio City, CA
"40 Sculptures"
Lee & Lee Gallery, Downtown LA, CA
Perceptions and Perspectives"
McGroarty Arts Center, Tujunga, CA
"9th Annual Ceramics Invitational"
Les Jolis Tresors Gallery, Long Beach,
 CA. "Enchanted Wonderland"
2011 Les Jolis Tresors, Long Beach, CA
"Petites Passions"
Del Mano Gallery, "Hot Tea 2" West Los Angeles, CA 
2010 Les Jolis Tresors, Long Beach, CA
"Fascination"
2009 Topanga Canyon Gallery, Topanga, 
CA. " Juried Open"
2008 Creative Arts Center Gallery, Burbank, CA."Windows and Doors"
 a 3 women show
2007 Fallbrook Art Center, Fallbrook,CA
"The Art of the Equine"
2006 Back in Hancock Gardens, Hancock, CA
"Amitie Expo"
2004 French Consulat Residence, Beverly Hills, CA. " Amitie Expo"
2003 Creative Arts Center Gallery, Burbank, CA. "Ceramics"
2002 Millard Sheets Gallery, Pomona, CA
"Carved, Chiseled, Cast: Figurative 
Sculpture"
2001 Life Styles, Las Vegas, NV
4X4 The Studio Comes to the Gallery"
2000 Artscape Gallery, Long Beach, CA
"Erotic: Redeeming the Definition"
1999 Parham Gallery, West Los Angeles, CA
"International Erotic Teapot Show"
1998 Trios Gallery, Solana Beach, CA
"Timeless Moments in Three Dimensions"
1997 Fallbrook Art Center, Fallbrook, CA
"Invitational Sculptures Show"
1996 Wignall Museum Gallery, Rancho Cucamonga and Los Angeles, CA
"Exploring a Movement: Feminist Visions
 in Clay Exhibition.
Desmond Gallery, Hollywood, CA
"Sixth Annual Sensual & Erotic Art Exhibition
1995 Art Dimensions Gallery, Century Plaza, Los Angeles, CA
"Clay EGGS"
Desmond Gallery, Hollywood, CA
"Fifth Annual Erotic Art Show"
Clay Sculptures
1993 "Westwood Celebration", Los Angeles, CA, Clay Sculptures
1991 MOA Gallery, West Hollywood, CA
Clay Sculptures
1990 The Sculpture Garden, Venice, CA
"Two Women Show"
Wood Sculptures,
Stephen & Garret Gallery,
Southhamptom, NY
Clay sculptures
1988 Gorman Fine Arts, Santa Monica, CA.
"Erotica" 
 Clay Sculptures
1987 Fine Arts Gallery, Cerritos College, Norwalk, CA.
"Ceramic Invitational"
1983 Joslyn Center of the Arts, Torrance, CA.
"Two Woman Show"
Wood Sculptures