Dallas resident Jane Cornish Smith’s nomadic childhood, along with her artist mother, fostered an appreciation for varied artistic expression from a young age. A versatile artist, Jane produces mixed media work, focusing on oil, encaustic, and cold wax. 
     She received B.F.A. and M.L.A. degrees from Southern Methodist University, and a M.F.A. from Texas A&M University-Commerce. She has completed artist residencies at the International School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture in Italy, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. She enjoys teaching studio art classes and workshops in Dallas and surrounding areas.
     An award-winning artist, Jane’s work has been shown in various solo and group exhibits, as well as numerous regional, state, and national juried shows.  Her creations hang in private collections across the world.