Bob Ross in the news


Sunsets and sororities: night of Bob Ross painting tutorials

From: The Gamma Rho Lambda sorority hosted a Bob Ross painting event with hopes of providing University of Iowa students with a place to express their creativity. In recent years, artist Bob Ross, best known for his nature-themed painting tutorials, has had a massive spike in popularity amongst young adults after his PBS series […]


Happy Little Squeeze: Cuddle Up With This Bob Ross Plush

From With his soothing voice and demeanor, the late Bob Ross became a public television icon on the level of Big Bird with The Joy of Painting. And in recent years, a plethora of Ross merchandise has hit shelves, proving that the painter is just as relevant as ever. And in addition to all the painting kits, coloring books, and socks in his […]

ASMR & Wellness Feature

The wisdom of Bob Ross

From Like many of us, I’m guilty of falling down the proverbial rabbit hole known as the internet from time to time. On this occasion, I came across a YouTube video of regular folks (i.e., non-artists) enjoying what they called a “Bob Ross Paint Night”. I had heard of The Joy of Painting author and PBS […]


Original Bob Ross painting rediscovered in Duluth

From: The star piece of Monday, Jan. 13’s exhibition opening was scheduled to arrive at 5 p.m. and leave at 7 p.m. Until then, there was an empty easel among the featured drawings, paintings and sculptures featured in the Transformative Power of Public Television Art Show at the Zeitgeist Arts building. Ultimately, it arrived […]