Biography

Todd Hido is a California-based photographer born in Ohio in 1968. Hido’s is known for his color photography depicting vacant suburban interiors and exteriors, portraiture, and landscapes using natural light and long exposure times. Hido’s photographs suggest deeper human narratives than are discovered on contact, as Hido utilises the camera as a tool of the voyeuristic outsider. Hido is best known for his body of work titled ‘House Hunting’ (2001) depicting elements of banal suburban life.  Hido’s work is in numerous collections including The Art Institute of Chicago, IL, Brown University, Providence, RI, George Eastman House, Rochester, New York, Guggenheim Museum, New York, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA, Berman Collection, Los Angeles, Kemper Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, Chicago Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA.  Hido received his BFA from Tufts University/School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA and his MFA from California College for the Arts, San Francisco, CA .

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