Jane has spent her life on the water, racing, cruising, and as a boat captain. For five decades, she has painted moving water from various perspectives in various media using viscosity and alchemy to elicit the paint to tell her story.
In 2023 Jane participated in Emerge Yourself: Art with Purpose, with Michelle Drummond at the Palm Beach Design Showroom, Lake Worth, FL, the FLAG Annual Symposium exhibit Sensations at the Museum of Arts & Sciences, Daytona Beach, FL, Water at the Cornell Museum in Delray Beach, Florida, and Boundless NAWAFL at the Levis JCC, Judi & Allan Schuman Museum Gallery.
Her film Wisdom of the Waves is currently an award winner in:
8 & Halfilm Awards-Rome: Best Documentary Short
New York Movie Awards- NYC: Gold Award: Short Documentary
Sweet Democracy Film Awards- Cannes: Best Art House Film
Swedish International Film Festival - Arvika: Best Documentary Short
World Film Carnival – Singapore(WFCS): Film on Nature / Environment / Wildlife
In 2022, her Chesapeake Bay edition of Oceana Phenomena – Sea Level Stories was in the Annapolis Maritime Museum. The Florida Oceana Phenomena – Sea Level Stories was in the Sanger and Zabar Project Galleries at The Studios of Key West.
In 2021 the Elliott Museum featured: Portfolios – Jane Lawton Baldridge, A Sea Story Girl, curated by Alicia Weber. Other notable exhibits include shows in the Museum of Arts & Sciences, Daytona (2023), Coos Art Museum(2022), ONE ART SPACE(2021), Times Square(2012), The Musée du Louvre(2015), Lincoln Center (2000&2003), the Museum of Computer Art(2001), the Mint Museum(2004), the Cameron Museum of Art, the Fayetteville Museum of Art and the World Festival of Art on Paper (Slovenia2000). She has been published and her “We the People,” 911 Tribute, is in the print archives of the Library of Congress.
She attended the California Institute of the Arts and the Alfred G. Glassel Museum School.