Born in North Carolina in 1971, SmithJordan grew up watching her mother create art. Through a microbiologist friend she discovered medical illustration, which eventually spawned her own love of artistic expression. SmithJordan studied at the College of Design, Art and Architecture at Santa Monica College and earned her master's degree in Fine Art at the Rhode Island School of Design.
Using the genre of body form & portraiture as a jump off point, much of her work explores essential facets of humanity such as religion, culture, sex, politics, and how they relate to and define the individual.
Her work have been collected by a number of celebrities including Sylvester Stallone, Whoopi Goldberg, Patti La Belle.
The artist resides in Baltimore, Maryland.