Word of Mouth
1:36 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

Courtroom Sketch Artist: Art Lien

Many jobs are becoming extinct in the digital age, and the role of the courtroom sketch artist is becoming a lost art. As more and more courtrooms embrace cameras as a way of sharing the intimate details of real life courtroom drama, the charming and beautiful sketches that used to be a way of life for many artists are a thing of the past.

Sketch artist Art Lien spoke to Virginia about his long career as a sketch artist in courtrooms across the country and his main beat, The Supreme Court of the United States.

Listen to Virginia Prescott's conversation with Art Lien about his courtroom drawings.

Unique Occupation: Courtroom Sketch Artist


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