Charles Glaubitz, a native of Tijuana, was born in 1973 to a Mexican mother and an American father with German roots. He grew up in Rosarito Beach looking at and surfing in the beautiful Pacific Ocean as well as break dancing, BMX, skateboarding and reading American super heroes comic books. He lives in Playas de Tijuana, Mexico.
He received his BFA at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco in 2001, and has exhibited in Mexico, the United States, Spain, France, and Germany. At museums such as the Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego, the Museo Carrillo Gil in Mexico City, Museo Zapopan in Jalisco, Oceanside Museum of Art, and El Cubo Museum of Art Tijuana in Mexico.
His illustrations have appeared in Rolling Stone Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, New York Times, Texas Monthly and Variety Magazine among others. His work has been recognized by American Illustration, How Magazine, Print Magazine, and 3x3 Magazine.
He was awarded the 2005 Young Creators Grant from FONCA, the Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes, México and the 2013 SNCA (Sistema Nacional de Artes Y Creadores) Graphic Narrative Grant also from FONCA.