Hanes is a fine arts painter working with a variety of
mixed media including
printmaking, airbrush, line work, pencil, graphics, watercolor, acrylics, and
Jim Hanes has assisted famed artist, Christo, in all
stages of completion on Christo's Surrounded Island
Project, Miami, FL. And he was the Color Mixing Assistant
to artist, Ben Long, for original fresco for St. Paul's
Church, North Wilkesboro, NC. and Color Mixing Assistant
to artist, Roger Nelson, for mural at
St. Paul's Church, Winston-Salem, NC.
In 2010 Jim Hanes was chosen as illustrator for Ty's
Special Project - Extreme Makeover.