Bob Ross in the news


Run for the trees

Inspired by Bob Ross’ love of the outdoors, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is bringing back the Run for the Trees: Happy Little (Virtual) 5K and has expanded its impact to other states! When registering, you pick what participating state you want proceeds to be allocated. Runners, walkers and hikers can complete their 5K […]


Dunn Center celebrates legendary artist with grand opening of largest Bob Ross exhibit ever held

From the Rocky Mount Telegram The “Fantastic Little Paintings” exhibit adorns the walls of The Mims Gallery at The Dunn Center and will be available for viewing through Jan. 4, 2024. This is the first time a Bob Ross exhibit has ever been to North Carolina, and with more than 75 paintings, it is the […]


Bob Ross Solves Global Warming

by Elizabeth Oxley Elizabeth Oxley’s first poetry collection, After April Rain, contains twenty-nine poems and nine illustrations that chart the course of one “good girl” navigating landscapes… Bob Ross Solves Global Warming Here’s a happy little scene. Let’s take our two-inch brush, load the bristles with Titanium White—make criss-cross strokes, little exes across the page. […]


Bob Ross at sea

The USS George HW Bush Naval Ship decided on a little rest and relaxation at sea, and how better than with a genuine Bob Ross painting class – the ship’s MWR Team (that’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation) recommended that the craft “decompress and paint some happy little trees” with Certified Bob Ross Instructor Ted Simpson […]


Happy Birthday Bob Ross!

Last month for Bob Ross’ 80th birthday, over 300 people painted his technique for the first time in a huge tent at Ball State University, on a perfectly sunny fall day in Muncie Indiana. Learn more about it here: