Jeffrey Smart Baisden received her degree in Art Education from Florida State University.
Her work has been featured in solo and juried exhibitions, including Gallery 84, NY, the Mobile Museum of Art and the 2002 New Orleans Art Association National, and has won numerous awards across the USA. She was accepted in eleven CPSA International Exhibitions receiving Awards of Excellence in 1996 and 2001 and top award at the 2003 Explore This! in Stuart FL.
She is published in The Best of Colored Pencil II, III, IV, and Colored Pencil Explorations. Magazine features include the cover of Art Calendar magazine and articles in American Artist and North Light Magazine.
She served on the Governing Board of the Colored Pencil Society of America as District Chapter Development Director and is a past president of the DC113 Gainesville, FL.
She developed fine arts programs during her high school teaching career and now teaches workshops throughout the country. She was selected as one of two workshop instructors for the 12th Annual CPSA Convention held in Memphis in August 2004.