We are pleased to announce DARKSTAR, a solo exhibition of paintings by multimedia Tijuana based artist Charles Glaubitz at the Athenaeum Art Center. The paintings are based on Glaubitz’ graphic novels and combine elements of myth and spirituality with comics, alchemy and science. His paintings, graphic novel, and posters will be available for purchase during the exhibition. The exhibition will be on view from July 13 through September 7, 2017. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, July 8, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The Athenaeum Art Center hours during the week are Tuesday & Thursday from 10:00-4:00PM.
About the artist
Charles Glaubitz is a native of Tijuana, born in 1973 to a Mexican mother and an American father with German roots. He grew up surfing the beautiful Pacific ocean, break dancing, bmx, freestyling, skateboarding and reading American super heroes comic books.
Charles Glaubitz received his BFA from the California College of the Arts in San Francisco in 2001, and has exhibited at the San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, Oceanside Museum of Contemporary Art, Museo Carrillo Gil México City, El Cubo Museum of Art Tijuana ,and Museo de Arte Zapopan. In addition to Mexico and the United States, Glaubitz has exhibited in Spain, France, and Germany. His illustrations have been published in Rolling Stone Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, New York Times, Texas Monthly, and Variety Magazine among others. His recent clients include Sony Playstation, Jose Cuervo, Miller Lite, American Airlines. His work has been recognized by American Illustration, How Magazine, Print Magazine,and 3×3 Magazine.
Glaubitz was awarded the 2005 Young Creators Grant from FONCA (Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes), and in 2013 SNCA (Sistema Nacional de Artes Y Creadores) Graphic Narrative Grant also from FONCA.
Athenaeum Art Center Charles Glaubitz/Mrglaubitz