Toni Lane is a native of Washington DC. She earned a Bachelors of Fine Art Degree majoring in Photography from The San Francisco Art Institute in 1983. After her graduation, she remained in San Francisco to pursue her art. In 1991 she opened her art gallery Ethnic Trip Cultural Art Collection. In 1992 thru 1994 she produced and hosted Ethnic Trip Cultural Art cable show. In 1998 she closed Ethnic Trip Gallery doors and moved to Marseille France. In 2005, she returned to America. Toni Lane lives in Washington D.C. where she works as a studio assistant and artist at Art Enables. Toni Lane has published he first novel, Ghetto Girls Rule in Marseille.