Jane Allison trained at Chelsea School of Art and at the Slade school of Fine Art and has worked since then as a professional portrait painter. She has painted wide variety of people from all walks of life , and has completed many official commissions, where the real challenge has been to balance the intrinsic character of the individual with the demands of the position represented Her most recent portrait is of the Duchess of Cornwall in her capacity as Honorary Colonel of the 4th Wiltshire Rifles. Other notable sitters include Dr. John Sentamu, the Archbishop of York, Baroness Greenfield and Henry Allingham aged 113 and one of the last veterans of the First World War.

Jane has work in many private and public collections including the Queen’s collection at Windsor , the Royal College of Surgeons in both London and Edinburgh , the Royal College of Anaesthetists and the Royal College of Veterinary surgeons , The Royal Institute ,the Royal Society of Medicine, the University of Surrey and several regiments and public schools. She has also exhibited widely , including with the Royal Society of Portrait Painters and in the BP Portrait Award as a prize winner.