Tuesday, June 10, 2008
Tim Hossler is the originator, coordinator, and co-curator of Thoughts on Democracy. He is the former in-house art director for photographer Annie Leibovitz and helped create her memorable images, books, and exhibitions from the mid-1990s through the early 2000s. As an independent art director in New York City he worked with many photographers including Richard Avedon, Steve Hiett, and Martin Schoeller, and with art directors Ruth Ansel and Douglas Lloyd. He holds a degree in Architecture from Kansas State University and an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art. He was the design director at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art and is currently the art director of The Wolfsonian¬–FIU, where he oversees the visual look of the museum and is instrumental in its preparations for Art Basel/Miami Beach 2008.