Jane graduated from Camberwell School of Art in 1989, then worked in a pottery in Delhi, and potteries in North Devon before apprenticing to Clive Bowen. Jane set up her first pottery in Northmoor in 1995, and now works from her studio in Tackley with husband Dylan. Influences include traditional European slipware, Japanese ceramics, Staffordshire figurines and the work of many contemporary potters.