Jane Hinde

Jane Hinde, Lawyer and Artist

Jane Hinde qualified as a solicitor in 1983.  Since moving to London in 2001 she increasingly concentrated on her work as a criminal defence lawyer, acting as a duty solicitor at police stations and at various courts.  In 2015 she graduated with a fine arts degree and has since developed a portfolio of work specialising in printing as well as occasional sculptural portraiture.   Her most recent commission is now at the State Museum of Tennessee – a bronze bust of Abbi Milton – a leading suffragette. Within the constraints of professional ethics one aspect of her artistic practice draws from her experiences as a lawyer, especially from working in the toughest, least glamorous parts of the criminal justice system.  As a solicitor she recorded her experiences – as an artist she explores them.

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