Jeana Baumgardner received an MFA in Painting from Hunter College in New York City (2001) and a BFA in Painting from the University of Iowa (1998). Baumgardner was awarded a Fellowship from Yale University and attended the Yale Summer School of Music and Art in Norfolk, Connecticut (1997). She recently relocated to Austin, Texas from Brooklyn, New York and is looking forward to exploring and participating in the Austin art world. Her work has been reviewed in The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, Artworld Digest, Zing Magazine and Flaunt Magazine

Baumgardner has exhibited in New York, Los Angeles, Venezuela, Chicago, Memphis, and Austin.