Hello and welcome to my website.
I am Paul Hinks and I am a fine artist with an emphasis on detailed wildlife and pet portraiture. I live and work in the south-east of England with my wife and children. Although I have some art education, I abandoned art for more than 20 years and worked as an instructor in the IT industry. That changed in late 2017 when a deep state of dissatisfaction and a sense I had abandoned my true calling drove me to quit the rat-race and pursue my creative passion.
Shortlisted – Jackson’s Pastel Portrait Competition – November 2017
Finalist – DSWF Wildlife Artist of the Year 2018 – May 2018
Winner – Pastel Category – Jackson’s Amateur Art Prize – September 2018
Shortlisted – Artists and Illustrators Artist of the Year 2019 – January 2019
Fresh Paint – Artists and Illustrators Magazine – April 2018
Cover Artist – What’s on Guide Medway & Gravesend – August 2018
Featured Artist – Made in Kent Magazine – Autumn 2018
Featured Artist – Colored Pencil Magazine – November 2018