Judith Rane, wife of the late Taos painter, Bill Rane, is the former owner/director of RANE Gallery in Taos, New Mexico. She also is an actor, weaver, and writer. Other current and past activities range from being a lady wrangler and computer scientist to being a potter and a Peace Walk activist who walked across the United States in 1986 as part of the Great Peace March. She is a member of the board of International Peace Walks, co-sponsors of seven Peace Walks in the former Soviet Union. Rane currently serves on the board of several arts-related organizations in Taos and is President of the Taos Arts Council.