Ron English

Ron English

Ron English is an American Contemporary artist who explores brand imagery and advertising, best known for combining expert draftsmanship with cynical, humorous critique of American culture. POPaganda is one of his trademark fusions, which blends high and low imagery, mixing superheroes and comic strips with art historical iconography. He also collaborated with the likes of Jeff Staple, Vans, VILLA and New Balance.

Date of Birth 1959
Industries Pop artist, illustrator
Headquarter Decatur, Illinois, United States
Ron English & Compound to Launch SpongeBob 'Ganja Grin' Sculpture
Design

Ron English & Compound to Launch SpongeBob 'Ganja Grin' Sculpture

In a “Purple Haze” and “Sour Diesel”-inspired colorway.

Best Art Drops This Week: Rare KAWS 'Kimpsons,' Takashi Murakami 'Flower Ball,' & More
Arts 

Best Art Drops This Week: Rare KAWS 'Kimpsons,' Takashi Murakami 'Flower Ball,' & More

Must cop paintings, vinyl figures, and artist skate decks.

New Video Series ‘PRØFILES’ Spotlights Legendary Artist Ron English
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New Video Series ‘PRØFILES’ Spotlights Legendary Artist Ron English

Talks about his initial distaste for pop art, going to jail and much more.

Ron English & Made By Monsters Release Limited "Police Grin" Collectible
Arts

Ron English & Made By Monsters Release Limited "Police Grin" Collectible

Inspired by ‘Star Wars’ Stormtroopers.

Ron English's New "TOYBOX" Exhibit Is Coming to Los Angeles
Arts

Ron English's New "TOYBOX" Exhibit Is Coming to Los Angeles

Pop-surrealist paintings, installations, and limited toys.

VILLA Honors the Art of Collaboration With New Balance 247 "The Collective"
Footwear

VILLA Honors the Art of Collaboration With New Balance 247 "The Collective"

With help from Ron English.

Ron English, Jeff Staple and Mighty Jaxx Come Together to Create the Pigeon Skull Grin
Design

Ron English, Jeff Staple and Mighty Jaxx Come Together to Create the Pigeon Skull Grin

One savage-looking bird.

Ron English Unveils His Politically-Driven 'Donald T Rich Grin' Figure
Arts

Ron English Unveils His Politically-Driven 'Donald T Rich Grin' Figure

Featured in his “Make America GRIN Again” Tour starting in San Diego.

A Recap of All the Stunning Street Art at MURAL Festival 2017
Arts 

A Recap of All the Stunning Street Art at MURAL Festival 2017

Large-scale murals bring color to the Canadian city.

Why Ron English Is Obsessed With Creating Vinyl Toys
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Why Ron English Is Obsessed With Creating Vinyl Toys

Claims his POPaganda brand is the “bad boy Gucci.”

2004

His obese fast-food mascot that was featured in the documentary Supersize Me.

2011

Lazinc, London, Skin Deep: Post-Instinctual Afterthoughts On Psychological Portraiture

2016

Allouche Gallery, New York, Ron English / Guernica
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