After completing her school education she moved on to study for a Foundation Course at Wrexham College of Art. Jane then continued with her studies at Loughborough College of Art and successfully gained a degree in Combined Crafts at Crewe and Alsager College.
Over the years Jane has received various awards. They include a "Commendation" in the Fashion Jewellery section of the RSA Design Buraries Competition 1984. She was "Highly Commended" in the Gift of the Year Competition for designing a series of coffee mugs and also was the "Winner" in the Tabletop catergory of Gourmet Retailing for another range of mug designs.
Jane now works from home creating her designs which have appeared on a wide variety of gift products, including, placemats, gift boxes, coffee mugs, greetings cards, prints, oven mitts and towels. She uses gouache, pastels and acrylics for her work.