Jane was born in Cork, Ireland in 1951. In her mid-40’s Jane began to full-fill her long held ambition to work in clay; beginning in 1995 at Grennan Mill Craft School, and finishing with an MA from NCAD in 2009.
She has received awards from the Irish Ceramic Awards, the Crafts Council, Arts Council, Waterford and Kilkenny County Councils, Culture Ireland, Art Links, Ceramics Ireland and Canberra Potters’ Society.