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Utah Artist Randall Lake

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Esteemed painter Randall Lake traveled to Europe to hone his art and it was in France that he discovered Mormonism. He eventually settled in Utah, which has been his home since 1973. Over time, his paintings have reflected Lake's own journey -- from traditional landscapes as a dedicated Mormon to more daring works as an openly gay man. Lake has a new exhibit opening next week in Salt Lake City, so we're rebroadcasting our conversation about his life and art. (Rebroadcast)

On Thursday, April 23rd, from 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m., Randall Lake will open his one-man show "Paris Rock n'Roll." The exhibit continues April 24th - 27th from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. 158 East 200 South in Salt Lake City. Learn more about Randall Lake on his website, www.randalllakeart.com

Watch Michael Schoenfeld's short documentary Randall Lake on VideoWest

Doug Fabrizio has been reporting for KUER News since 1987, and became News Director in 1993. In 2001, he became host and executive producer of KUER's RadioWest, a one hour conversation/call-in show on KUER 90.1 in Salt Lake City. He has gained a reputation for his thoughtful style. He has interviewed everyone from Isabel Allende to the Dalai Lama, and from Madeleine Albright to Desmond Tutu. His interview skills landed him a spot as a guest host of the national NPR program, "Talk of the Nation." He has won numerous awards for his reporting and for his work with RadioWest and KUED's Utah NOW from such organizations as the Society of Professional Journalists, the Utah Broadcasters Association, the Public Radio News Directors Association and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.