Over four decades Jane has developed an open and experimental approach to her art practice, establishing a significant career as a painter, photographer and art educator.


Her multi-media practice is underpinned by perceptive observations of the human condition, articulating relationships between nature and culture. Jane is represented in major public collections in New Zealand.

Island at Home, Luncheon Cove, 2015
Giclee print on archival paper
840 x 583 mm, framed

I want to express the reality of the unseen hard work of the DOC kākāpō rangers contrasted with the pristine, wilderness wonderland that I was privileged to visit as an artist. Puke Nui, otherwise known as Anchor Island, was where 200 years ago William Leith built a house at Luncheon Cove for the first European sealing gang in Aotearoa.

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