Janet Helene Hinton grew up in Attalla, Alabama, and earned her MFA degree in Art from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, majoring in printmaking with minor concentrations in painting and ceramics. She was on the art faculty at Wallace Community College in Dothan, Alabama, teaching both studio and art history courses. Hinton lives in Fairhope, Alabama, where she maintains a studio. She works in printmaking, painting, drawing, clay, and photography and occasionally teaches. She exhibits in solo and group exhibitions and her works are included in private and public collections. Commissions accepted.