Tim Wride

Tim B. Wride is the founding Executive Director of The No-Strings Foundation, a non-profit foundation established in 2004 whose mission is to provide direct funding to photographic artists. Mr. Wride was previously employed at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) as the Curator and Interim Head of the Department of Photographs. During his 14-year tenure as Curator of Photography at the LACMA (1992-2006), Wride curated over twenty-five permanent collection focus exhibitions as well as numerous larger exhibitions including “Shifting Tides: Cuban Photography after the Revolution” that was the first survey of the work in the U.S. He is the author of numerous catalogues that accompanied his exhibitions, and also contributed the photography component and an anthology essay to the exhibition "Made in California: Art, Image, and Identity, 1900-2000" (2000), he 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.