Jane Jermyn began studying ceramics in her mid 40’s and has been a practising artist since 1998. In 2001 she was awarded her BA from West Wales School of the Arts and her MA in 2009 from National College of Art and Design in Dublin.
In 2003 she was an invited demonstrator / exhibitor at Aberystwyth International Ceramics Festival, then in 2011 at the 1st International Ceramic Art Festival (ICAF) Sasama, Japan and the 5th International Festival of Ceramics and Dance, Na-eri, South Korea, in 2012 at Ceramics Ireland International Ceramics Festival, Thomastown, Co Kilkenny, Ireland and in 2014 the Festival of Terracotta Clay, Molela, Rajasthan, India
Since 2003 she has taken part in international symposia in Turkey, Estonia, Cuba, Croatia, Bosnia, Poland, Slovenia, Latvia, Spain, India, Belarus, Siberia and Italy.
Jane has undertaken taken a number of residencies, the first in 2002 in Kecskemét, Hungary; 2006 Cill Rialaig, Co Kerry; 2010 Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa; 2012 France; 2014 Canberra Potters’ Society, Australia and in March 2017 at Art Ichol, Madhya Pradesh, India
She has led workshops in various ceramic techniques in South
Africa and Malta in 2010,
Australia in 2014 and in India in 2014, 2016 and 2017.
She has received a number of awards from The Arts Council, Crafts Council, Culture Ireland, ArtL!nks and Waterford & Kilkenny Co Councils.
In 2017 Jane was elected into the International Academy of Ceramics based in Geneva, Switzerland.
Work selected for the 4th International Ceramics Biennale, Cluj-Napoca, Romania in October 2019.
Work selected for the 9th International Ceramics Symposium in Changchun, China in 2020.
Since March 2020 Jane has been involved in The Market House Craftworks, a studio, retail space and gallery in Cappoquin, Co Waterford.
Jane curated the Long Tale of Clay Part 2 - an exhibition of 13 ceramic artists based in the SE of Ireland in The Courtroom Gallery at The Market House Craftworks in Cappoquin Co Waterford
She has exhibited in USA, France, Spain, Slovenia, Croatia, Turkey, Estonia, Cuba, Poland, Belarus, UK, China, France, Japan, South Korea, Slovenia, Latvia, Ireland, India, Argentina, Australia, Romania, Siberia and Italy.
Pod Form selected for International Ceramics Biennale, Cluj-Napoca, Romania in Oct 2019