Jane Jermyn began studying ceramics in her mid 40’s and has been a practising artist for 25 years. 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. In 2011 she was an invited demonstrator / exhibitor 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 she was an invited demonstrator/exhibitor at Ceramics Ireland International Ceramics Festival, Thomastown, Co Kilkenny, Ireland.
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 a number of residencies; 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 and in India in 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2019.
In 2016 Jane was the invited Irish curator for East/West – Heritage & Diversity at Hangyang University, Seoul, South Korea and in 2017 she curated The Long Tail of Clay for Lismore Castle Arts.
In 2017 Jane was elected into the International Academy of Ceramics based in Geneva, Switzerland.
Jane has received awards from amongst others, The Arts Council, Crafts Council, Culture Ireland, ArtLinks, Waterford and Kilkenny Co Councils.
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, Siberia and Italy.
To view the latest interview with Jane recorded at the Market House for The Artist’s Well go to https://youtu.be/genM9epzSSw