In honor of the “Yellow Submarine” 50th anniversary, animator Ron Campbell is making a limited number of appearances, including two in Chattanooga. (Photo: Nick Follger)

Ron Campbell, the artist and director behind the 1960s Saturday morning Beatles cartoon, is coming to Chattanooga art gallery Area 61.

Campbell, also the animator of the film “Yellow Submarine,” has worked on an array of other cartoon classics, such as “Scooby-Doo,” “Winnie the Pooh” and “Rugrats.”

He will be at local art gallery Area 61 Jan. 16 and 17 from 5 to 9 p.m. both days.


He will showcase his original Beatles cartoon paintings created specifically for this tour.

Campbell will also create new Beatles pop art paintings at the exhibit.

And there will be other artwork based on his 50-year career in cartoons.

The exhibit is free, and all works are available for purchase.

Click here for more about the exhibit.

The events will be at Area 61’s new space in the Clemons Building at 730 Chestnut St.

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