ASK TIM WRIDE - a forum for lovers of photography
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)
ASK TIM WRIDE
November 10, 2010
7 to 9 p.m.
CIVILIAN ART PROJECTS (in the gallery)
1010 7th Street NW WDC
For 14 years, Tim B. Wride curated, managed, and created the photography program at the L.A. County Museum of Art (LACMA). Now Executive Director of the No Strings Foundation, and a private consultant to clients on the best in contemporary photography, Tim knows photo. He's one of the top experts on trends in contemporary photography and therefore a great person to ask for advice whether you are collecting, shooting, or just love photography. He’s an expert and for one night you can ask him anything you’d like to know.
Tim B. Wride, Executive Director, No Strings Foundation
Tim B. Wride is the founding Executive Director of the No Strings Foundation, a Los Angeles-based non-profit philanthropic organization that provides individual artist grants to U.S. photographers. Prior to his position with the Foundation, Mr. Wride spent 14 years at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) as a Curator in the Department of Photographs. During his tenure at LACMA, Mr. Wride curated over twenty-five permanent collection focus exhibitions as well as numerous larger exhibitions including: "Retail Fictions: the Commercial Photography of Ralph Bartholomew" (1997); "Shifting Tides: Cuban Photography after the Revolution" (2001); "Donald Blumberg" (2002); and “Trajectories: The Photographic Work of Robbert Flick” (2004). He is the author of the catalogues that accompanied these exhibitions, and also contributed the photography component and an anthology essay to the exhibition "Made in California: Art, Image, and Identity, 1900-2000" (2000) which traced the interaction of fine art and popular culture in creating the identity of California. Wride co-curated and wrote the Aperture monograph for "Pirkle Jones: Sixty years of Photography" (2001) a travelling exhibition that premiered at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art; and also curated "To Protect and To Serve: Photography from the LAPD Archives" (2002) that has traveled internationally. More recently, he curated “Hurrell’s Men: Hollywood, Glamour, and Masculinity,” and “Long Exposures: Contemporary Photo-Essays.” As an independent curator, he is actively researching and mounting exhibitions in collaboration with major museum internationally. He is also the founder of The Curatorial Eye offering lectures, seminars, workshops, and mentoring to photographers, collectors, and not-for-profit institutions.
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Civilian Art Projects
Civilian Art Projects is a gallery in Washington, DC representing emerging and established artists. Civilian presents a challenging exhibition series supporting artists working in a broad range of media including painting, photography, sculpture, works on paper, and other emerging forms.