Jane Francis is a Victoria artist whose current work explores the forces of nature. Francis began her studies at the Central Technical School Art Centre in Toronto and continued on to Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario to focus on graphic design. Recently she has been studying under some of the most accomplished art educators in Victoria. She has participated in the Studio Residency program at the Metchosin International School of the Arts, the Painting Studio: Personal Projects at the Visual Arts Centre in Montréal, and completed the Independent Studies Program at the Vancouver Island School of Art. She has shown her work in exhibitions in the Victoria region, and in 2014 was the recipient of an Award of Excellence.