Jane Sullivan born in Los Angeles (to British parents,
both artists) and lived there until the age of 27.
During this time she became a soloist with the Southern
Californian Ballet and also received two degrees: a
B.A. in English Literature and Fine Art and an M.A.
in Mythology, Folklore and Celtic Studies.
After moving to Cork, Ireland, she established a calligraphy
society and a professional studio. For eleven years
she taught and exhibitted calligraphy and celtic design
and executed numerous comissions for universities, government
departments and commercial enterprises. She also completed
a postgraduate diploma in medieval studies and taught
communications and graphic design.
In 1999 she was invited to Cambridge University in
England as a "Visiting Scholar" to continue
her research of early insular manuscripts, a field of
study which provides the inspiration for much of her
own calligraphy and illumination.
In 2001 she moved to France where she
continues to produce and exhibit her unique style of
fantasy watercolours and medieval manuscript art.