Lane Hall earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Southern Oregon University in 1986. He has earned the highest award of Diamond Membership in the Watercolor Society of Oregon and Signature Memberships in the National and American Watercolor Societies. In addition, Lane has received numerous awards including the Frances Nell Storer Memorial Award for his painting “Oak Burl” in the AWS 148th International Exhibition, and the Alden Bryan Memorial Medal for his painting “Creekside II” in the AWS 149th International Exhibition in New York City. He earned the Kanuga Watermedia Workshops Award for his painting “Creekside” in the NWS 95th International Exhibition in San Pedro, CA. His work is published in Southwest Art, Watercolor Artist, and North Light Books’ Strokes of Genius II: The Best of Drawing Light and Shadow.