Karl Peter Röhl
Born 1890, Kiel, Germany
Died 1975, Kiel, Germany
1907-11 Studies at the schools of applied arts in Kiel and Berlin after completing his apprenticeship as a painter.
1912-14 Studies at the Grand Ducal Saxonian School of Arts and Crafts with Walther Klemm and Albin Egger-Lienz.
Spring 1919-1921 Enrolls as a student at the Staatliches Bauhaus Weimar where he has his own studio.
April 1920 Marries Alexandra Gutzeit, a fellow Bauhaus student.
1922 Theo van Doesburg conducts his De Stijl course in Röhl’s studio in Weimar. Participates in the Constructivist and Dadaist congress in Weimar.
1922-26 Studies under Walther Klemm at the State Academy of Arts.
1926-1942 Directs the preparatory class at the Städel School in Frankfurt.
1933 Becomes a member of the NSDAP.
1942 Is dismissed from his teaching post and joins the war, where he is captured as a prisoner.
1946 Returns to Germany, where he works as a freelance artist until his death.
1952-55 Teaches at the Goetheschule.
1968 Wins the Art Prize of the State of Schleswig-Holstein.