Animator Of The Beatles’ ‘Yellow Submarine’ To Hold Exhibition

Words by Riley Fitzgerald
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It’s been more than 50 years since Ron Campbell directed the Beatles Saturday Morning Cartoon series and contributed to animation to the Fab Four’s 1968 film Yellow Submarine.

Despite all this time having past, the artist still retains a soft spot for the band.

In fact, he has continued to produce artworks based upon the Beatles‘ animated avatars.

This month Campbell will be bringing an exhibition of recent paintings inspired by the Beatles and several other well-known cartoons to Roswell, Georgia’s Ann Jackson Gallery.

The event will commence on January 24th will continue until the 27th.

Patrons will be able to purchase Campbell’s works.

Those who do so will also be presented with an original painting of one of Ron’s characters produced on site.

In addition to his work with the Beatles, Campbell undertaken work for the Popeye and Olive Show, Beetle Bailey, Krazy Kat, Cool McCool, Sesame Street, Winkey Dink and You, George of the Jungle, Tom Slick, Super Chicken, Yogi Bear, Scooby Doo Where are You?, Harlem Globetrotters, Nanny and the Professor, The Big Blue Marble, Captain Caveman, Flintstones, Jetsons, Smurfs, Snorks, Paw Paws, Heathcliff, Pac Man, Ghostbusters, The Smoggies, Stuart Little, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Bonkers, Winnie The Pooh, Darkwing Duck, Goof Troop, Duck Tales, TaleSpin, Rugrats, Rocket Power, Duckman, Aagh! Real Monsters! as well as Ed, Edd, and Eddie.

Those looking to attend may RSVP here.

4-8 p.m., Friday, Jan. 24
1-7 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 25
1-4 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 26
Ann Jackson Gallery, 1101 Alpharetta Street, Roswell
(770) 993-4783;
Admission is free, but RSVPs strongly encouraged

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