Darkstar Art Show @atheneaum center

The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library is 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 graphic novels and
posters will be available for purchase during the exhibition. The
exhibition will be on view from July 25 through September 7, 2017. An
opening reception will be held on Friday, July 21, from 6 to 8 PM. The
Athenaeum Art Center hours during the week are Tuesday & Thursday
from 10 AM to 4 PM.

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 at 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, 3×3 Magazine.

Glaubitz was awarded the 2005 Young Creators Grant from FONCA (Fondo
Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes),  and in 2013 the SNCA (Sistema
Nacional de Artes Y Creadores) Graphic Narrative Grant also from FONCA.

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