Art You Grew Up With

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Art You Grew Up With
Privately owned
IndustryFine Art
HeadquartersOxford Street, London, England, United Kingdom
Key people
Russell Singler, Owner and Director

Art You Grew Up With was 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 (8 July 2008). "Animated by his art". Telegraph. Retrieved 25 June 2014.
  2. ^ Juliet Shedden (27 July 2002). "Celluloid? It's the reel thing for collectors | Money". The Guardian. Retrieved 25 June 2014.
  3. ^ "Artist brings children's character back to life (From The Argus)". 22 November 2008. Retrieved 25 June 2014.
  4. ^ 22 June 2011 by Wendy Goldman Getzler (22 June 2011). "Elmo, Grover and gang turn art muses". Kidscreen. Retrieved 25 June 2014.
  5. ^ Oakes, Keily (4 April 2006). "Entertainment | Happy birthday to the Mr Men". BBC News. Retrieved 25 June 2014.
  6. ^ "Today - Mr Men hit middle age". BBC News. 10 August 2011. Retrieved 25 June 2014.
  7. ^ Mother Tongue. "Life saving t-shirts for children". Telegraph. Retrieved 25 June 2014.

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