In 2015 Fred Jinkins - The Happy Old Artist is celebrating his 60th year as a professional artist. He has been painting all his life but only started his professional career in 1955. The years have been good to Fred and he has enjoyed sharing his art with many art lovers. He photographed many notable people in Houston and had a successful studio in the Galleria Area of Houston. Fred uses oil, watercolor, pen and ink and digital art programs to create his art. He still enjoys photography and often gives his photos away to good causes.