Coming to ArtInsights: Legendary Animator Ron Campbell and His Art of the Beatles

For three days this weekend, September 23-25, 2016, famed animator Ron Campbell will be exhibiting his artwork of the Beatles at ArtInsights at Reston Town Center. This is a rare and exciting personal appearance by this artist, and it’s definitely something you should check out if you love the Beatles, classic cartoons, or pop art.

Ron Campbell is an animator and director best known for his work on the popular 1960s Saturday morning cartoon The Beatles and the animated feature film Yellow Submarine. He later went on to contribute to many other beloved children’s television programs, such as Scooby Doo, Winnie The Pooh, Krazy Kat, George of the Jungle, The Jetsons, The Flintstones, the Smurfs, Goof Troop, Rugrats, Ed, Edd & Eddy and dozens more.

Pepperland by Ron Campbell

“Pepperland” by Ron Campbell (courtesy of ArtInsights)

During his 50-year career, Ron Campbell’s studio was awarded a Peabody and an Emmy for his work in children’s television. Now he has retired and shows his Cartoon Art Show collection in galleries worldwide, with a particular emphasis on Beatles art.

"Sign of the Horns" by Ron Campbell

“Sign of the Horns” by Ron Campbell (courtesy of ArtInsights)

Ron will showcase several of his original Beatles cartoon paintings created specially for the show, and he’ll create new Beatles pop art paintings at the exhibit. He will also exhibit his original artwork from many other children’s cartoons, such as Smurfs, Winnie the Pooh, Flintstones, Jetsons, Scooby Doo, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. All works are available for purchase.

"Paul" and "John" by Ron Campbell

“Paul” and “John” by Ron Campbell (courtesy of ArtInsights)

The exhibit will be available this weekend during the following hours:

Friday, September 23, 2016: 2-8pm
Saturday, September 24, 2016: 12-6pm
Sunday, September 25, 2016 – 12-4pm

ArtInsights Animation & Film Gallery is located at 11921 Freedom Drive in Reston Town Center.

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