Right now you will only find a curriculum vitae for Roger Lips in table format in this section. The version that includes periods of his life, pictures and certificates is already indicated in the navigation menu, and will be available sometime in 2000.

Selbstporträt 1984
Selfportrait, 1984

1952 Born in Essen

1972 High school graduation (“Abitur”) in Bochum

1975 Studies at the Folkwangschule in Essen

1980 Exams as an academically trained graduate designer (studied under Prof. S. Lengyel)

1981 Educational trip through Switzerland, Spain and Italy

1982 Lived in Bonn and Cologne as a free-lance artist

1984 Intensive involvement with photography as a medium, which now replaces painting as the main emphasis for his work

1986 Participation in the International Photoscene Cologne; since then lively involvement with exhibitions, Acquisitions/Collections Ludwig, Cologne

1989 Became ill with the immune deficiency disease AIDS

1994 Died in Cologne