Jayne Hinds Bidaut | American, 1965 -
Jayne Hinds Bidaut is a contemporary American fine artist who lives and works in New York and Connecticut. Jayne is best known for mastering the once antiquated process of the tintype. Her fine art monograph, Tintypes, Jayne Hinds Bidaut (1999) encompasses 108 images from her “Academy Figures”, “Insects”, and “Stereoscopic Nudes” series. Her most recent book Animalerie, Jayne Hinds Bidaut, is an intimate glimpse of animals as commodity in the pet shop trade. Her work has been collected by numerous institutions, which include the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Cleveland Museum of Art, Art Institute of Chicago, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Wittliff Collections, and the George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film. Since 2004, Jayne has been the project director of the Kageno Kids Art and Cultural Exchange Program. The nonprofit Kageno, meaning “A Place of Hope” in Kenyan dialect, is currently working to transform impoverished communities in Kenya and Rwanda.