She has had 13 solo exhibitions at major centres in eastern Australia, several commissions for 12 picture calendars, book illustrations and book dust jackets. By invitation Betty exhibited in conjunction with the Ellis Rowan Exhibition at the Cairns Regional Gallery where her paintings were hung with works by Robert Tucker and Sydney Parkinson. Ms Hinton specialises in Australian flora and fauna. Her medium is watercolour on 100% cotton rag paper. Her botanical illustration is always painted from a live specimen giving her an intimacy with her subject.