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. 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.