Todd Hido is a San Francisco Bay Area-based artist who received his M.F.A. from the California College of Arts and Crafts in 1996 and his B.F.A. from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and Tufts University. His photographs have been exhibited internationally, including solo exhibitions at the Cleveland Museum of Art, and the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, and are included in numerous museum collections, including the Whitney Museum of Art, Guggenheim Museum, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, as well as in many other public and private collections. His work has been featured in Artforum, The New York Times Magazine, Eyemazing, Wired, The Face, I-D, and Vanity Fair.
In 2001 an award-winning monograph of his work titled House Hunting was published by Nazraeli Press and a companion monograph, Outskirts, was published in 2002. His third book, Roaming, was published in 2004. His first book focusing on portraits and nudes, Between the Two, was published in 2006. His fourth book, A Road Divided, was published in 2010. His latest monograph, Excerpts from Silver Meadows, was published in 2013. He is an adjunct professor at the California College of Art, San Francisco, California.