Todd Hido

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Todd Hido
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Todd Hido
Born 1968
Kent, Ohio
Nationality American
Field Photography
Website www.toddhido.com

Todd Hido (born 1968, Kent, Ohio) is an American contemporary artist and photographer. Currently based in San Francisco, much of Hido’s work involves urban and suburban housing across the U.S., of which the artist produces large, highly detailed and luminous color photographs.

"Hido's photographs reveal isolation and anonymity in contemporary suburbia. Eerily lit rooms and suddenly abandoned homes increase the effect of loneliness and loss."[1]

Hido says he is influenced by Alfred Hitchcock, Edward Hopper, Stephen Shore, Robert Adams, Walker Evans, Nan Goldin, Emmet Gowin, Larry Sultan, Alfred Stieglitz, Andreas Gursky and Rineke Dijkstra.

Education[edit]

  • 1991 B.F.A. Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts/ School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1991-1992 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island
  • 1996 M.F.A. California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, California

Publications[edit]

  • House Hunting.
  • Outskirts. Portland, OR: Nazraeli, 2002. ISBN 978-1590050286
  • Taft Street. One Picture Book 6. Portland, OR: Nazraeli, 2001. ISBN 978-1590050170
  • Roaming Landscape Photographs. Curated by Melanie Flood. zingmagazine, 2002.
  • Roaming. Portland, OR: Nazraeli, 2004.[3]
  • Between the Two. Portland, OR: Nazraeli, 2006.[4]
  • Cracked Trees. One Picture Book 59. Portland, OR: Nazraeli, 2009.[5]
  • Crooked Cracked Tree. One Picture Book 60. Portland, OR: Nazraeli, 2009.[6]
  • Witness No. 7. Portland, OR: Nazraeli, 2009.[7]
  • A Road Divided. Portland, OR: Nazraeli, 2010.[8]
  • Nymph Daughters. Kamakura: Super Labo, 2010.
  • Excerpts from Silver Meadows. Portland, OR: Nazraeli, 2013. ISBN 978-1590053683

Solo exhibitions[edit]

  • 1997 SF Camerawork, San Francisco, California.
  • 1998 House Hunting, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, California.
  • 1999 Inman Gallery, Houston Texas.
  • 2000 Photographs Taken at Night, Kohn Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, California. Julie Saul Gallery, New York, New York. Homing In, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, California.
  • 2001 New Photographs, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, California. Inman Gallery, Houston, Texas.
  • 2002 The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio. Open House, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art.
  • 2002 Roaming, Paul Morris Gallery, New York, New York. Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, Illonois. Taft Street, 3A Garage, San Francisco, California.
  • 2003 Baldwin Gallery, Aspen Colorado. Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, Illinois.
  • 2004 Roaming-New Landscapes, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, New York.[9]
  • 2004 Roaming, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, California. Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, Illinois. Michael Berger Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania . Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, Colorado.
  • 2005 Todd Hido, Sheppard Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, NV. Inman Gallery, Houston, Texas. Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, Los Angeles, California.
  • 2006 Unfinished Narratives, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, Washington.
  • 2007 Between the Two, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, California.[10]
  • 2007 Todd Hido, Rose Gallery, Santa Monica, California.[11]
  • 2008 A Road Divided; Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, California.[12]
  • 2008 Between the Two, Yours Gallery, Warsaw, Poland[13]
  • 2009 A Road Divided; Bruce Silverstein Gallery, New York, New York.[14]
  • 2010 Househunting / Nudes; Kaune, Sudendorf Gallery, Cologne, Germany[15]
  • 2011 A Road Divided; Kaune, Posnik, Spohr Gallery, Cologne, Germany.
  • 2011 Fragmented Narratives; Bruce Silverstein Gallery, New York, New York.
  • 2012 I Drive..., La Galerie Particulière, Paris.
  • 2013 Excerpts from Silver Meadows; Kaune, Posnik, Spohr Gallery, Cologne, Germany.

Group exhibitions[edit]

  • 2004 Arti&Architettura, Genova, Italy. Do, Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York, New York. Light and Atmosphere, Miami Art Museum, Florida.
  • 2005 Camera Sacra: Capturing the Soul of Nature, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem. The Big Picture: Contemporary Large-Scale Photography, University Art Gallery Sonoma State University, Sonoma, California. Marks of Honour, FOAM, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Marks of Honour, Gellerie van Zoetendaal, Amsterdam, Netherlands. InFocus: Contemporary Photography, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina.
  • 2006 Spectacular City, Netherlands Architecture Institute, Rotterdam. I <3 the 'Burbs,' Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York. Joint Venture, Richard L. Nelson Gallery & Pence Gallery, UC Davis, California. Contemporary Complexities, The Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, Florida. Natural Selection, Microsoft Art Collection, Redmond, Washington. Contemporary Art and Photography, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio. Something of the Night: Imaging the City, 1875–2005, Leeds City Art Gallery, London, England.
  • 2006-07 POV: Photography Now and the Next Thirty Years, Photographic Resource Center, Boston, Massachusetts. Spectacular City, NWR Forum Düsseldorf, Germany. Suburban Escape, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California.
  • 2007 The Philosophy of the Bedroom, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, New York. ELOI: Stumbling Towards Paradise, UCR California Museum of Photography, Riverside, California. The Gray Area, Sonoma Valley Museum, Sonoma, California.
  • 2010 DAY & NIGHT, Main Exhibition Copenhagen Photo Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark.[16]

Awards[edit]

  • 1996 Barclay Simpson Award
  • 1998 Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation Visual Arts Award. Recent Graduate of Distinction Award, California College of Arts & Crafts
  • 2001 Eureka Fellowship, Fleishhacker Foundation
  • 2002 Best First Monograph for 2001, photo-eye books and prints

Collections[edit]

  • The Art Institute of Chicago, IL
  • Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX
  • Avampato Discovery Museum, Charleston, West Virginia
  • Berkeley Art Museum
  • Berman Collection, Los Angeles
  • Cleveland Museum of Art
  • David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI
  • Di Rosa, Napa, CA
  • George Eastman House, Rochester, New York
  • Guggenheim Museum, New York
  • Heiting Collection, Los Angeles, CA
  • Joy of Giving Something, Inc., New York
  • JP Morgan Chase Art Collection, New York
  • Katonah Museum of Art, New York
  • Kemper Museum of Art, New York, Kansas City, MO[17]
  • LaSalle Bank, Chicago, IL
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art
  • Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI[18]
  • Margulies Photography Collection, Miami, FL
  • Mellon Financial Corp., Pittsburg
  • Metropolitan Bank and Trust, Cleveland, OH
  • Microsoft Art Collection, Redmond, WA
  • Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
  • National Museum of Film, Photography, and TV, Bradford, England
  • New Orleans Museum of Art
  • The New York Public Library
  • North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
  • Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
  • Oakland Museum of Art, CA
  • The Progressivie Corporation, Mayfield Village, Ohio
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
  • SEI Investments, Oaks Pennsylvania
  • Sierra Great Basin Collection, Reno, Nevada
  • Toledo Art Museum, Toledo, Ohio
  • Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

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