1945 born at radebeul near dresden, grown up at gronau (westfalen)

1965 moved to berlin

1965-1969 study at the public academy of graphics, print and advertising

1969 state examination, self-employed artist ever since

1972-1978 founding member of the group "aspekt"

1975 critics' choice award in 1974 association of german artists e.v.

1976 study stay at the villa massimo, roma

1977 documenta 6, kassel

1984 1st price at the art-contest "german landscape today"

1991 biennale di venezia, venedig

since 1977 member of the german artists society

1993-2010 professorship at the academy of visual arts at the johannes gutenberg university mainz, faculty bildende kunst

works of klaus vogelgesang are situated in numerous public and private collections