Jayne Hinds Bidaut is a contemporary American fine artist who lives and works in New York and Connecticut. Bidaut is best known for mastering and introducing into contemporary art the once antiquated process of the tintype. Her fine art monograph Tintypes, Jayne Hinds Bidaut  (1999) encompasses 103 of her Academy Figures, Insects, and Stereoscopic nudes. Her most recent book Animalerie, Jayne Hinds Bidaut is an intimate glimpse of the animal as commodity in the pet shop trade. Her work is collected by numerous institutions, including The Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Cleveland Museum of Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Museum of Fine Arts New Mexico, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, The Amon Carter Museum of American Art, The Wittlif Collections, The Louis-Dreyfus Collection, and The George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film.