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Connecting The Dots

the demand to the other pieces, which will automatically increase in value,” Lane explains. The limited number of available pieces has made his work, which is only available through private placement, collector must-haves. “When the galleries rejected me, it was frustrating. But a friend told me to concentrate on the things I can control — not the things I can’t. I have total control over my art.”

Faith Based: “Everything that I’ve accomplished and all of the support that I’ve received I ascribe to a scripture in proverbs: ‘Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not onto your own understanding. And always acknowledge him and he shall direct your path,'” Lane says. He also gained wisdom from Sun Tzu’s The Art of War (Dell Publishing, $11.95). “Time is free,” he offers. “I was disappointed by all the rejection I faced in the beginning. But I realize that I had to take a longer route. It has all turned out for the best.”

Kyle S. Lane
AGE: 37
LOCATION: Queens, New York
DUTIES: Creating and marketing his art
SALARY RANGE: $80,000 plus