1953
Carl-W. Röhrig born on the 12th November in Munich, Schwabing District, in South-Germany.
1971
Decision to become an artist. Becomes a student of the Academy of Graphic Professions in Munich. Studies in technical and manual basics of art.
1972
Set-designer work at the Munich National Theatre. Participation in movies for American animated cartoons. First original paintings are being purchased by collectors.
1974
Early discovery by art experts and first exhibitions in the Munich region. The works are inspired by classical surrealism, though Röhrig’s picture compositons differ, substantially in their elements from his models
1977
Artistic-scientific paintings of the world of the microcosmos created. Necessary for this is the use of a technique which later finds general acceptance in the art of painting.
1978
The artist starts to create scientific artworks for top German companies. Origin of the book "Ars bacteriologica".
1979
Numerous exhibitions of his previous works in Copenhagen, Vienna, Berlin, Zürich, Munich, Cologne, Gelsenkirchen und Lucerne on the topic "Ars bacteriologica".
1980
The artist moves from Munich to Hamburg. Further exhibitions in Copenhagen, Hamburg and Lucerne.
1981
On the topic of "Ars bacteriologica", an exhibition in Tokyo/Japan is inaugurated.
Further exhibitions in Hamburg in the artist’s club "Die Insel" and in the "Gallery Hochhuth", in Zürich in the "Gallery Bavaria" und in Vienna in the "Gallery
Prisma".
Award for his outstanding scientific artwork from the Federal Minister of the Interior of Germany.

1982
Participation in a medical-scientific film for the international magazine GEO with the title "War in the Body" under the famous director Volker Arzt.
Broadcasting of the film on the First German National TV Channel (ARD).
Exhibition in Munich in the "Gallery Hartmann" and in Berlin in the "Tabor Gallery".

1983
Publication of several hundred artistic illustrations and paintings for various clients.
15 coverpages in well known magazines and periodicals.

1984
Study trip to the US lasting several months.
Creation of medical illustrations for the book "The Incredible Machine" for the National Geographic Society in
Washington D.C.
This work appears in German in the GEO-book "The Human Being".
1985
Study trip to Canada, California and New York. The artist rapidly develops the "New Romantic", consisting of aspects of "gentle violence", crime and sex, as they occur in daily life.
1986
Realization of a 45-minute-long television film about the artist on the topic "Evolution as an Artwork or the Fantastic Journey" by the film director Uwe Schmidt (ARD). Group-Exhibition in New York in the "Ingbar-Gallery".Awarded the "Certificate of Merit" by the Museum of American Illustration in New York for his incredible scientific artworks.
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