Jane studied at Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art and the University of Pennsylvania. She graduated from Moore College of Art with a B.F.A. in illustration. She has also studied at Studio Incamminati in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was for many years a lead illustrator, graphic designer, photo stylist and director for Strawbridge and Clothier department stores. She has also run her own floral design business. In addition, she has studied Ikebana, the art of Japanese floral design for over twenty years and holds the degree of Teacher, 2nd grade from the Sogetsu School of Ikebana. Jane has also done portraits on commission and enjoys gardening and cooking. All these interests and experiences have come together in these portraits of fruits, vegetables, flowers and people.