1. Lane was not only the 2012 Poster Artist at the Western Heritage Artist Show, Footprints on the Trail, Great Falls, MT., but won first place in acrylic and BEST of SHOW! J
2. Lane’s work can be seen at the Gift shop at Mt. Rushmore, Keystone, SD where she is a part time Artist in Residence. She will be there from August 16 until September 19, 2012.
3. She is also one of the Artist in Residence at Custer State Park, Custer, SD and has been every summer since 2004 thru 2012 and spends May, June July until August 15, 2012 painting western and wildlife scenes at the park. After September 20, she will be at the Custer Stampede, at Custer State Park thru that Sunday.
4. A Pheasant painting “Autumn Sunrise” was chosen for a puzzle that is sold at currently at Disney and other outlets like Target. It was also a Christmas card for Leanin’ Tree.
5. Her original “One Nation Under God” was bought and given to President George W. Bush
6. Patriot Guardians is currently being used as a fund raiser for Wounded Warrior, Folds of Honor and Honor Flights.
7. Lanes work was selected in 2009 -2011 for the Western Spirit Art Show and Sale in Cheyenne, WY
8. Her work has been chosen to be used for both Remington Gun Co., and American Outdoors products.
9. Lane signed a contract for Licensing with a company to have “Kindred Spirits” and “Spirit Canyon” that was used in puzzles. 2008 - 2010. These puzzles were available through Hobby Lobbies.
10. She is one of Lean‘in Trees Artist. Over the last 15 years, they have used over 28 images of Lanes art work. 2011, they selected “The Promise” to be used for a card in 2012. Last year, they used “Return of the Miracle, Silent Passage”, and Autumn Sunrise” for their cards.
11. In 2011, Lane was selected to do the “Round Up Stampede” print at Custer State Park and for a fund raiser painted one of the large Buffalos on display near downtown Custer, SD.
12. The National Ducks Unlimited is still using "Nasty Boys" and "Naughty Girls" for their tee shirts. "Nasty Boys", has been their top selling shirt eight years in a row at the Bass Pro Shops
13. Lane won the Artist Choice Award, 2007 at the Western Heritage Show, Great Falls, MT.
14. In 2005 she was also an Artist in Residence at Rocky Mountain National Park. From among the entire artist in residents pieces submitted, a painting of 5 big horn sheep 16” x 24” Slate picture was chosen as part of their permanent collection, at the Museum in Moriane Valley, Rock Mountain National Park.
15. Lane won three awards in 2005 at the Western Heritage show at Great Falls, MT. Lane won the People’s Choice Award, the Artist Choice Award and Honorable Mention for “Majestic One”, a slate picture. This was the first time an artist won all three awards. There was only First Place and Honorable Mention. No 2nd or 3rd place.
16. Her work is in the Governor’s Mansion in Oklahoma.
17. The State of Michigan used her work for their Poster on Tourism.
18. Cabelas bought her Pheasant original and used it on their catalog cover.
Lane started painting at age 12. Lane went to Northern Illinois for the undergraduate work, and continued the studies at Southeastern Oklahoma University where a Master’s Degree was obtained. Lane is qualified to teach grades K – 16 and has taught in the states of Illinois, Texas, Mississippi, Michigan, Alabama, and Georgia along with the Universities of Auburn and the University of Mississippi. She moved with her husband who flew for the U.S. Government. As shown above, many companies have used Lane’s art work with licensing agreements. Lane studied Native American and western legends and folklore and cultures where those images are captures into paintings. Lane was one of 45 artist chosen world wide to study under Robert Bateman in his Master’s Class. Lane arranges her work on feelings and combines Nature with Native American spiritual beliefs. She also helps to supports our military programs like Wounded Warrior, the Patriot Guard, Folds of Honor and Honor Flights making her work available to be used as fund raisers for their programs.
This image this year on the buffalo was chosen by a Remington company to be used on a hunting Tee Shirt.