THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF TIM HINTON
Self-taught, artist Tim Hinton started drawing at a very early age. Since 1973, his art has been professionally recognized. His works have been exhibited internationally at numerous galleries, art expos and museums, and are included in the permanent collections of the US Navy and the McKenna Museum for African American Art in New Orleans.
Artist Tim Hinton was born in Chicago and spent most of his childhood in Orlando, Florida. Following high school, Hinton enlisted in the US Marine Corps and served in Vietnam. For being wounded in action, he received two Purple Hearts (a US military decoration awarded in the name of the President). After being honorably discharged, he was employed as an illustrator with the Naval Ship Engineering Center; as the senior illustrator for an advertising agency; and as Division Director for the Department of Graphic Design in the US General Services Administration.