artists

Charles Dellschau

Born 1830, Prussia (Modern Day Germany); Died 1923, Texas

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012
Charles A.A. Dellschau: American Visionary, INTUIT, Chicago IL

2004
Flight or Fancy? The Secret Life of Charles A.A. Dellschau, San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX; Mennello Museum, Orlando, FL

2000
Charles Dellschau: Aeronautical Notebooks, Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
World Made By Hand, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY

2013
Brazilian Customs Snafu, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY

2012
Collectors of Skies, curated by Valérie Rousseau and Barbara Safarova, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY
All Things Round, American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore, MD
Seeing Stars: Visionary Drawings from the Collection, The Menil Collection, Houston, TX

2010
Museum of Everything, Pinacoteca Agnelli, Turin, Italy

2009
Museum of Everything, London, England
Artists Books Through Time: Vol. 1, Calvin Morris Gallery, New York, NY

2008
Messages and Magic: Collage and Assemblage in American Art, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Flights of Imagination, Witte Museum, San Antonio, TX

2005
Inner Worlds Outside, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
Create and Be Recognized: Photography on the Edge, Yerba Beuna Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
American Self Taught from the High Museum, High Museum Annex, High Museum, Atlanta, GA

2004
Dopes, Dupes, and Demagogues: Viewed by Outsiders, Louise Ross Gallery, New York, NY

2002
Eye of the World: Miniature and Microcosm in the Art of the Self Taught, Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
Visionary Dreamers, Syracuse University, New York, NY

2000
Plots and Inventions, Ramapo College, Mahwah, NY

1996
Wind In My Hair, American Visionary Museum, Baltimore, MD

1969
Flight, University of St. Thomas, Houston, Texas

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2013
McEvilley, Thomas, Roger Cardinal, James Brett, Thomas D. Crouch, Barbara Safarova, Randall Morris, and Tracy Baker-White, Charles A.A. Dellschau, Seattle: Marquand Books, Print, March.

2009
Crenshaw, Dennis, The Secrets of Dellschau: The Sonora Aero Club and the Airships of the 1880s, A True Story, Charlottesville: Anomalist Books, Print, October.

SELECTED ARTICLES

2013
Onion, Rebecca, "Steampunk Before Steampunk Exitsed: Charles Dellschau's Fantastic Airships," Slate, Web, 18 March.
Rosen, Rebecca, "Charles A.A. Dellschau, Dreams of Flying: The Amazing Story of an Airship Club that Might Never Have Existed," The Atlantic, Web, 21 March.
"The Sonora Aero Club Imagined and Illustrated," Global Lighting, Web, 30 April.

1998
Greenwood, Cynthia, "Secrets of the Sonora Aero Club," Houston Press Print, 10 December.
Reif, Rita, "Arts/Artifacts; A Saddler Who Dreamt of Flying Machines," New York Times, Print, 25 January.