Art You Grew Up With

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Art You Grew Up With
Privately owned
Industry Fine Art
Founded 1995
Headquarters Oxford Street, London, England, United Kingdom
Key people
Russell Singler, Owner and Director

Art You Grew Up With is a UK-based specialist art company that was founded in 1995 by Russell Singler.[1] They focus on classic and original character based artwork. Singler still currently owns and runs the company.

Company history[edit]

Art You Grew Up With initially started out as an individual gallery called the Animation Art Gallery[2] near Oxford Circus before relocating to County Hall at the London Film Museum. It was during this time that the Fine Art publishing arm expanded and the company grew to become Art You Grew Up With; they now supply work to galleries on a global scale. Subsequently, show rooms have opened in Selfridges, London and House of Fraser, Manchester while a new show room is scheduled to open in Birmingham in November 2011.

About Art You Grew Up With[edit]

Art You Grew Up With supply a wide and varied selection of art ranging from Animation art to Comic art, Music art to Film art, Pop art to Fine art. They are the official fine art publisher to some of the nations favourite characters such as the Mr Men, Mr Benn, Paddington Bear, Beano & Dandy, SpongeBob SquarePants and Noddy[3] to name but a few. They have also recently taken Elmo, Grover and all the Sesame Street Gang in to the fine art world for the first time.[4]


The Animation Art Gallery & Art You Grew Up With have been featured in BBC News[5] on BBC Radio 4,[6] the Guardian and in the Telegraph online.[7]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Starting Out (2008-07-08). "Animated by his art". Telegraph. Retrieved 2014-06-25. 
  2. ^ Juliet Shedden (2002-07-27). "Celluloid? It's the reel thing for collectors | Money". The Guardian. Retrieved 2014-06-25. 
  3. ^ "Artist brings children's character back to life (From The Argus)". 2008-11-22. Retrieved 2014-06-25. 
  4. ^ 22 June 2011 by Wendy Goldman Getzler (2011-06-22). "Elmo, Grover and gang turn art muses". Kidscreen. Retrieved 2014-06-25. 
  5. ^ Oakes, Keily (2006-04-04). "Entertainment | Happy birthday to the Mr Men". BBC News. Retrieved 2014-06-25. 
  6. ^ "Today - Mr Men hit middle age". BBC News. 2011-08-10. Retrieved 2014-06-25. 
  7. ^ Mother Tongue. "Life saving t-shirts for children". Telegraph. Retrieved 2014-06-25. 

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