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Ronald L. Molen

Ronald Lowry Molen was born in Hammond, Indiana in 1929. He currently lives and paints in oils with his wife Norma Molen in their studio in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Molen studied at Indiana University and the University of Utah. He is an architect and planner/builder/ developer who designed a distictive form of residential and professional building- a mansard-roofed, shake-shingled facade that became a huge success in the Salt Lake Valley and beyond.

Examples of Molen's work have been exhibited in numerous galleries throughout Utah including: Gallery at the Station, The Springville Museum of Art, and the Gallery at Libray Square.

Biography adapted from Artists of Utah.

Ronald Lowry Molen (1929-), of Hammond, Indiana, and Salt Lake City, studied at Indiana University and the University of Utah. He is an architect and planner/builder/ developer who designed a distictive form of residential and professional building- a mansard-roofed, shake-shingled facade with an enframed windowed/woody look-that became a huge success some thirty years or so ago in the Salt Lake Valley and beyond. He also paints in oils.

Biography courtesy Artists of Utah.

Newspaper Articles

"1999 The Deseret News Landscape Art Show." The Deseret News, August 19, 1999.

"Arts Council Honors Top Creative Writers." The Deseret News, October 30, 1994.

"Capitol Home is a Showcase for Glass and Wood." The Salt Lake Tribune, April 19, 1993.

"Participating Artists." The Deseret News, September 26, 2002.

Book 

Olpin, Robert S., William C. Seifrit, and Vern G. Swanson. Artists of Utah. Salt Lake City, UT: Gibbs Smith Publisher, 1999.

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