Jane was born in Hammersmith London 1954. She is a self-taught ceramist. She has been influenced by her mother Sally Seymour who was a potter, artist and illustrator.

Jane grew up on farms, in Suffolk and Wales. In 1994 Jane moved to County Clare, where she built a house and an art studio. She is inspired by the rugged landscapes and wild nature of the West of Ireland, and much of her spare time is spent observing and sketching her surroundings.

Some of her coil-built vessel forms are burnished and smoke-fired in wood shavings; others are slab-built with inscribed drawings and oxides rubbed in.

Her work has been exhibited widely in Ireland and the UK