A pop-up show featuring the animation works of Ron Campbell

Aug 11 2017

10:00 pm


Aug 11 2017 - Aug 13 2017

A pop-up show featuring the animation works of Ron Campbell

August 11th
4 p.m. – 8 p.m.

August 12th
12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

August 13th
12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Beatles Cartoon Pop Art Show is a three day pop-up art show featuring the works of Ron Campbell. Ron, director of the 1960’s Saturday Morning Beatles Cartoon series and animator of the Beatles film Yellow Submarine will make a rare personal appearance at Bitfactory Gallery, 851 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, Colorado, Friday, August 11th through Sunday, August 13th. Ron will showcase his original Beatles cartoon paintings created especially for the show and create new Beatles pop art paintings at the exhibit. Ron will also feature other artwork based on his 50-year career in cartoons including Scooby Doo, Rugrats, Smurfs, Flintstones, Jetsons and more. The exhibit is free and all works are available for purchase.

Campbell – The Saturday Morning Beatles Cartoon series received monstrous ratings in its time slot….a 67 share! The cartoon series debuted on ABC on September 25th 1965. It continually fueled new music to the young kids of America as they followed the bouncing drumstick to each Beatles tune. Campbell also wrote the forward to the definitive book on the Beatles cartoon series “Beatletoons.”
Yellow Submarine, recently celebrating its 49th anniversary, has become a permanent fixture in pop culture, defining the psychedelic 60s for generations to come. In his book, Up Periscope, Yellow Submarine Producer Al Brodax gives Ron Campbell a great deal of credit for saving the movie and tying it all together at the last minute.

Campbell has also been involved with some of the most beloved cartoons including, Scooby Doo, Winnie The Pooh, Krazy Kat, George of the Jungle, The Jetsons, The Flintstones, the Smurfs, Goof Troop, Rugrats, Ed, Edd & Eddy Yogi Bear and dozens more. Campbell’s former studio was awarded a Peabody and an Emmy for his work in children’s television. Since retiring after a 50-year career, he has been painting subjects always based on the animated cartoons he has helped bring to the screen. With particular emphasis on The Beatles, he shows his Cartoon Pop Art in galleries worldwide.