2011 National Black History Theme
Charles Bibbs Giclée in honor of the
2011 ASALH Black
History Theme

Specially commissioned by ASALH for the
2011 Black History Theme,
“ African Americans and the Civil War.”
These are limited editions available through the Association.
Charles Bibbs has always believed that we are the keepers of
culture. His artwork manages to fuse African, African
and Native American cultural themes, to make powerful cross
cultural statements. His works remain characteristically and
recognizably Bibbs. For more visit
Click here to view Black History Themed Traditional Products of
Posters and CD-ROMS.
"Tubman" Giclée 1
"Fight for Freedom" Giclée 2
"Proof of Valor" Giclée 3
Black History Theme "Tubman" Giclee
Black History Theme "Fight for Freedom" Giclee 2
Black History Theme "Proof of Valor" Giclee 3

Charles Bibbs, internationally acclaimed artist, and whose work is displayed in many homes, galleries and
showcases across the country is an accomplished fine artist, entrepreneur and philanthropist, and one of the top-
selling artists in the country.

Bibbs’ works displays a unique, strong and stylized quality done in a combination of abstract and realistic
interpretations of contemporary subjects that are beautifully fused into multifaceted ethnicity, larger-than-life
images.  His technique can be distinguished from most artists by the way in which he combines acrylics and inks to
obtain rich undertones of line textures.

Bibbs believe that, “We are the keepers of our culture” and as such, spends much of his time working with
organizations and other artists in his local community and other communities nationwide.  He has supported many
scholarship programs and organizations throughout the United States, including the NAACP, United Negro College
Fund, and The National Urban League.  

He is also the founder of Images Magazine, Art on Tour, Art 2000 Visual Arts Association, The Inland Empire
Music and Arts Foundation and Co-Founder of the Creative Quarantine, an artist and residence program.

Bibbs is a recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the “Entrepreneur Of The Year” Award, presented
by the African American Chamber of Commerce, United Negro College Foundation Honoree Award, NAACP
Freedom Community Award, Save The Arts Award, Riverside’s Finest Award, and has been presented the “Key
To The City” Award in majors cities across the United States.

Bibbs’ has been profiled in many publications, including Ebony Jet Magazine, Ebony Male and Upscale Magazine,
just to name a few.  He has also interviewed on numerous radio and television programs including the “Travis
Smiley” Show, “Steve Harvey In the Morning Show,” and TV One Studio.  Bibbs continue to receive accolades for
his artistic talent.  In 2008, he was commissioned to create the “Black Madonna” image for Fox Searchlight’s movie,
“The Secret Life Of Bees” and the “Praising” image for the cover of the National Urban League’s 2008 “State Of
Black America.”

Bibbs’ original works are featured in the homes of many collectors, businesses and organizations all over the
country.  His partial list of collectors are, Frankie Beverly, Najee, Steve Harvey, Bernard Kinsey, ABC Anchor
Marc Brown, Earl Graves, Queen Latifah, Drs. Frank and Marsha Glover, Dr. and Mrs. Charles Mitchell of Killeen,
University of Arizona, Fox Searchlight Pictures.
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