Jane Irving was born in 1949 in Northern Ireland. She grew up in Co Antrim, and now lives in Bangor Co. Down. She received a BCS. Hons from Queens University in Psychology in 1972.
Art has always been an important aspect of life for Jane. The business of earning a living, bringing up children. minding grandchildren and looking after parents, always had to take central place in life
Over the years Jane has exhibited in many amateur exhibitions and sold a number of paintings, she learned from books and attended leisure classes in life drawing, painting and ceramics. During 2019-20 Jane completed a foundation arts course at SERC in Bangor Co. Down. She now has studio space in Boom in Bangor. Recent work is mainly ceramic sculptures as well as water colour landscapes as well as some larger oil paintings.