Born 1830, Prussia (Modern Day Germany); Died 1923, Texas
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Charles A.A. Dellschau: American Visionary, INTUIT, Chicago IL
Flight or Fancy? The Secret Life of Charles A.A. Dellschau, San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX; Mennello Museum, Orlando, FL
Charles Dellschau: Aeronautical Notebooks, Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York, NY
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
World Made By Hand, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY
Brazilian Customs Snafu, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY
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
Museum of Everything, Pinacoteca Agnelli, Turin, Italy
Museum of Everything, London, England
Artists Books Through Time: Vol. 1, Calvin Morris Gallery, New York, NY
Messages and Magic: Collage and Assemblage in American Art, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Flights of Imagination, Witte Museum, San Antonio, TX
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
Dopes, Dupes, and Demagogues: Viewed by Outsiders, Louise Ross Gallery, New York, NY
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
Plots and Inventions, Ramapo College, Mahwah, NY
Wind In My Hair, American Visionary Museum, Baltimore, MD
Flight, University of St. Thomas, Houston, Texas
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.
Crenshaw, Dennis, The Secrets of Dellschau: The Sonora Aero Club and the Airships of the 1880s, A True Story, Charlottesville: Anomalist Books, Print, October.
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.
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.